Social and Economic Situation of Palestinian Women and Girls July 2018 - June 2020

ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.29

Country: Arab region

Publication Type: Information material

Cluster: Gender Justice, Population and Inclusive Development

Focus Area: 2030 Agenda, Gender equality, Governance & enabling environment, Inclusive development, Resilient development & conflict prevention

Initiatives: Women’s economic empowerment, Women, peace and security, Gender Justice and the Law, Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls, Women’s rights and gender mainstreaming, Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

SDGs: Agenda 2030, Goal 5: Gender Equality, Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Keywords: Gender equality, Women, Human rights, Palestinians, Girls, Empowerment

Social and economic situation of Palestinian women and girls July 2018 - June 2020

September 2021

The present report reviews the situation of Palestinian women and girls during the period July 2018 – June 2020, focusing on political, social, economic and human rights developments. Building on research by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) on the status of Palestinian women and girls, and drawing upon the most recent data, the present report highlights the complex situation of women and girls, revealing both progress and setbacks in the context of the Israeli military occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the blockade on Gaza.

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