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IWD: Women an integral part to the Palestinian struggle

IWD: Women an integral part to the Palestinian struggle

Every year on the 8th of march, the whole world celebrates women’s day. On this occasion, and for tens of years under occupation, Palestinian women have proven themselves to be a major influencer who have a pivotal role in shaping the Palestinian struggle, whether socially, politically or intellectually. Palestinian women ...

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Israel arrested 15,000 Palestinian women since 1967

Israel arrested 15,000 Palestinian women since 1967

Israel has arrested some 15,000 Palestinian women since 1967, a Palestinian organisation revealed in a report today. The Commission for Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs added that there are currently 56 women and girls held by Israel, 16 of them minors, 18 married, 11 sick, and one held under administrative detention. ...

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The US National Women’s Studies Association to join BDS

The US National Women’s Studies Association to join BDS

Another group of US scholars voted to joined the BDS movement: the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA). According to the Jerusalem Post, the NWSA vote on the BDS referendum passed 653 (88.4%) to 86 at the organization’s annual conference earlier this month, the association announced last week.  Thirty five percent ...

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