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Factsheet on Women in Armed Conflict, 2012

10-02-2013 00:00

Part of “Strengthening national capacities to monitor and document and advocate for women’s rights in times of armed conflict” project funded by OSF This factsheet shows to what extent women in the Gaza Strip are affected by armed conflict between Palestinians and the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF).
It also shows the historic development of women’s rights and the international community’s attempts to enhance women’s rights during armed conflict as well as in normal conditions.
The factsheet shows the indirect consequences that women tolerate even when they are not the direct victims.
This factsheet presents the data for IOF direct violations against Palestinian women in general and also presents the indirect consequences, with the statistics for destroyed houses and forcibly displaced women.

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