Tag: Violence against women

Women's Voices: Huda R. - Soldier violence
On 10 April 2015, Israeli soldiers enter the village of Tell, near Nablus, in the early afternoon and terrify one Palestinian family.
WCLAC field researcher shot during weekly demonstration
On Friday, 3 April 2015, Manal Tamimi, an activist and field researcher with the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC), was shot in the leg by an Israeli soldier during the weekly protest in the village of An Nabi Saleh.
Women's Voices: Abeer A. - Settler violence
On 5 March 2015, settlers attack a Palestinian home and car in the village of Al Mughayyir at 3.00 a.m. and write “death to the Arabs” on the outside of the house.
Women's Voices: Thamina N. - Settler violence
On 5 March 2015, a Palestinian family wake up at 3.00 a.m. to find their car has been firebombed by a group of Israeli settlers.
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”.
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