Some women's activists in the Gaza Strip are nervously reopening centers for women and girls following civil war clashes. Others have stayed off the streets fearing a crackdown against them and their work by militant Hamas forces now in control.
The 'Righteous Swords of Islam' warned that it would strike the women with "an iron fist and swords" for refusing to wear a veil on camera.
"À partir d’enquêtes sur le terrain menées plus particulièrement dans deux camps palestiniens de Jordanie...S. L. Abdallah montre comment l’histoire de l’exil et la place des réfugiés dans la société jordanienne ont construit une 'idéologie familiale'..."
The International Women's Commission for a Just and Sustainable Palestinian-Israeli Peace (IWC) was formed under the auspices of UNIFEM in concrete implementation of Resolution 1325. Their most recent press release calls to support the Unity government.
On the 28th of March 2007, Aswat celebrates five fruitful years of engaging in social change and raising awareness in the Palestinian community at their conference in Haifa, "Home and Exile in Queer Identity".
Secular women take to the streets while Hamas harnesses more women's support
"Mummy, why did you go to Beit Hanoun? Don’t you know that half of the people were killed there?" I replied, "No, half of the people didn't die there." "Do you mean that all the people die there? Don’t you know that you could’ve been killed?"
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