Women

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2017-11-22
CEDAW recommends special measures to increase Bedouin women's employment, raises concerns with Israel’s forced urbanization, evictions, displacement of Bedouin.
2017-07-23
Women human rights activists have testified to being verbally, sexually, and physically harassed by Israeli soldiers and police during protests, arrests or investigations, as well as being...
2017-03-08
UN: Every day, more women identify themselves as human rights defenders; European Union must act to prevent the further closing of civil society space in Israel.
2014-04-06
Special meeting was held in the context of a new report prepared by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) on the rights of Palestinian women within EU's relations with Israel and the...
2014-03-09
On the eve of International Women’s Day, EMHRN’s new report highlights the unique situation of Palestinian women whose rights are violated in both Israel the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT).
2012-09-18
UN Human Rights Committee releases List of Issues, (LOIPR), questions for Israel's review. Adalah's report and the UNHRC's focus include questions on equality and discrimination in Israel's Basic...
A public debate is currently underway about the issue of raising the retirement age for women from 62 to 64 years of age. The Israeli Minister of Finance, Yuval Steinitz, appointed a public...
2011-02-23
(Nazareth, Israel) The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) issued its Concluding Observations on Israel in February 2011, in which it called on Israel to ensure...
It is easier to write an article that tackles a legal issue than one analyzing an interdisciplinary issue. In the case of a legal question, it is usually clear which issue is in question, which law...
To mark Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, 17th April, Adalah’s Media Coordinator Amal Ziadah interviews former political prisoner Areej Shahbari, a Palestinian woman from Nazareth
In this short article, I will discuss the rulings rendered in this case by the female justices of the Supreme Court in an attempt to understand whether their participation brought added value to...
In this short article, I will discuss the rulings rendered in this case by the female justices of the Supreme Court in an attempt to understand whether their participation brought added value to...
In any case, there is a strong connection between Cheshin's heteronormativity and the conclusion he reaches in the ruling: the concept of the family is limited in his ruling, including only the...
Not all women suffer from discrimination and oppression to the same extent. Talk of shared codes of deprivation and oppression toward all women and the proposal of a uniform remedy are liable to...
Discrimination suffered by women throughout the world can be examined through two principal lenses: nationality and class. The reasons for discrimination against women, the means employed and the...
Over the past three decades, there has been increased public, academic, and professional interest in the problem of wife abuse. As a result, the myth of “harmonious marriage” or “harmony in...
Many political philosophers view polygamy as a cultural right and assert that the courts should respect and protect it. Most of the feminist literature repudiates this approach and claims that it...
The average rate of illiteracy in Israel, at 4.6%, is considered relatively low.5 In the UN’s Human Development Report 2004,6 Israel was ranked 22nd among 177 countries in which the level of...
2005-08-08
22 July 2005, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) issued its Concluding Observations, following its review of Israel's Third Periodic Report on its...