Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Effectiveness of Political Participation of Palestinian Women under the Palestinian National Authority and its Impact on Women's Rights in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip from 1994 to 2005

13.12.2017 / Created by (EMWF)

The purpose of this paper is to identify the role of the Palestinian National Authority in activating the political participation of Palestinian women; to monitor and analyse thelegal legislations related to the political participation of Palestinian women and to know the impact of such legislations on the size and type of the political participation of women. The study attempts, as well, to understand how the political participation of Palestinian women affects the process of social transformation towards women’s rights in Palestine. This research also focuses on the role of the Palestinian feminist movement in strengthening women’s political participation.

This research paper was prepared within the framework of the Scientific Research Support Program, funded by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Open Society Foundation.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Donia Al Amal Ismael
  • Publishing house : Arab Reform Initiative
  • Publication date : 2017
  • Number of pages : 34
  • Language : Arabic


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