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Political and Union participation of women in Palestine along with Arab Revolutions— A review of the Palestinian reality in the context of gender relations

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This study highlights women´s participation in unions and politics in Palestine and the gender relations in the framework of the “Arab Spring” uprisings, started at the end of 2010.This study reviews the Palestinian context and the reality of Palestinian women since the 1967 occupation. It evaluates the current participation of men and women and the impacts of social attitudes, rules of procedure and political parties on feminist representation.The study discusses as well the obstacles Palestinian’s women face in relation with political participation, unions work and the various gender gaps. It also gives conclusions and recommendations to enhance this participation and close the gaps. 


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Ayman Abdelmajeed, Dr.Saed Jaser
  • Publishing house : Women's Studies Center
  • Publication date : 2014
  • Number of pages : 56
  • Language : Arabic


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