The WCLAC Bulletin Archive

The WCLAC Bulletin - April 2016
Palestinians commemorate Palestinian Prisoners’ Day; Meet the youngest Palestinian female prisoner; Gaza rooftop gardens benefiting women; Family and juvenile division launched at the Palestinian Ministry of Justice; The art of caring for a disabled mother; Palestinians take to the streets against social security Act No.6; WCLAC lawyer wins international competition; and US Department of State issues its Human Rights Report for 2015.
The WCLAC Bulletin – March 2016
WCLAC lodges third UN complaint on behalf of local activist; Palestinian teacher wins the Global Teacher Prize worth $1m; Number of Israeli settlers now exceeds 600,000; WCLAC marks women’s international day; WCLAC participates in 60th session of CSW in New York; WCLAC takes part in pilot workshop conducted by the Center of Women’s Global Leadership; In partnership with other organizations, WCLAC holds conference on “Women’s Inheritance: Economic Empowerment and its Role in Promoting Women’s Rights”.
The WCLAC Bulletin – February 2016
In this issue: Two UN submissions lodged by WCLAC; testimony from Deir Ammar; alarming number of demolitions; Coping with Insecurity; rare border opening in Gaza; WCLAC annual narrative report (2015); Palestinian teacher among top 10 Global Teacher prize; WCLAC continues to advocate for legal reform; and Palestinian Authority establishes two new protection units.
The WCLAC Bulletin - January 2016
In this issue: “Bitter Sweet” – One family’s return to Palestine; Special Rapporteur on oPt resigns; Israeli soldiers fire tear gas in and around house of WCLAC field worker; “Don’t shoot the messenger, Israel”; Hundreds of ad hoc “flying” checkpoints deployed across West Bank.
The WCLAC Bulletin - December 2015
In this issue: BBC names Lana Abu Hijleh one of top 100 women; Israeli soldiers raid a Palestinian home in Halhul at 4:00am and arrest a young man; Netanyahu threatens to strip 230,000 Palestinians of their Jerusalem residency; The long term impact of the Gaza war on women and girls; Palestinian women breaking the silence over sexual violence; Palestinian reporter harassed by Israeli soldiers live on TV; update from OCHA.
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