Tag: Violence against women

Women's Voices: Sana S. - Settler violence / Jerusalem women
On 26 November 2014, a woman from Silwan, in East Jerusalem, is attacked by a group of settlers who try to drag her into a vehicle.
Lack of cooperation from Israel leads to the cancellation of visit by UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women to Palestine
Ms. Rashida Manjoo, the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women was scheduled to visit the region from 19 to 29 January 2015, at the invitation of the Palestinian Authority. According to the statement released by the UN, the visit was cancelled “until further notice for lack of cooperation of the Government of Israel”.
Women's Voices: Wajiha M. - Settler violence
On 25 December 2014, settlers from Halamish try to break through a gate into the village of Deir Nidham.
Women's Voices: Halimeh A. - Settler violence
On 10 December 2014, a group of settlers accompanied by Israeli soldiers attack a Palestinian home in the West Bank village of Al Mughayer.
Women's Voices: Abeer Rajabi - soldier violence / Jerusalem women
On 21 December 2014, a 10-year-old girl from Silwan is shot in the head with a rubber bullet whilst standing on the balcony of her house.
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