Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

The situation of access to informal and formal justice systems for women and girls with disabilities in the Gaza Strip

13.02.2018 / Created by (EMWF)

Women in the Gaza Strip, particularly women with disabilities, are facing great challenges to access informal and formal justice system at all levels. This research aims at identifying their real situation and revealing their knowledge with regard to the justice system, as well as their interrelation with these systems. Also, determining the prominent difficulties and challenges they face to access justice system, then; having recommendations that would contribute to their access to the informal and formal justice system and their rights. The study is based on data collected from (988) disabled women and girls in Gaza Strip’s five governorates, in addition to deep interviews with (14) individual and (6) focus groups.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Women’s Affairs Center – Gaza
  • Publishing house : Women’s Affairs Center – Gaza
  • Publication date : 2017
  • Number of pages : 92
  • Language : English


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