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Palestinian Women and Economic Security: Policy Brief, Ramallah and Geneva, May 2012

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Abstract

Many Palestinians believe that a number of laws applicable in the occupied Palestinian territory do not fairly treat women in terms of economic security. A number of laws do not fully support women’s economic independence; and some specific articles even contradict women’s equal rights. This policy brief summarises the main recommendations made by participants in the eighth taskforce meeting, which took place on 6 October 2011.