ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.29
Publication Type: Information material
Cluster: Gender Justice, Population and Inclusive Development
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
Keywords: Gender equality, Women, Human rights, Palestinians, Girls
Social and Economic Situation of Palestinian Women and Girls July 2018 - June 2020
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.