Tag: Violence against women

The WCLAC Bulletin - July 2014
This issue focuses on the conflict in Gaza and includes: Right wing mob attacks anti-war demo in Haifa, a mother describes escaping wit her children from Al Shuja’iya neighbourhood; New life amidst the destruction; over 1700 killed and over 9000 injured in Gaza; high proportion of fatalities are civilians; 475,000 people internally displaced in Gaza; mosques, schools and hospitals hit and UN establishes independent war crimes investigation, only US opposes.
Women's Voices: Khulud Khamis - Demonstrating against the war is Gaza
On 19 July 2014, a Palestinian citizen of Israel attends a protest against the war in Gaza in Haifa. The protest was met by 2,000 extreme right-wing protestors shouting “death to Arabs”.
DAY 19 - The war in Gaza – temporary ceasefire announced
[26 July 2014] – Today, the UN reported that a 12-hour ceasefire is to come into effect in Gaza at 7:00 a.m. local time. According to the same source, since the latest escalation in hostilities flared up on 8 July, 857 Palestinians have been killed, including 101 women (12 per cent) and 194 children
Women's Voices: Ola A. - The war in gaza
On 20 July 2014, a woman in Gaza describes how the house next door was destroyed in an air-raid causing the ceiling of her house to collapse around her 2-year-old son.
Day 15 - The War in Gaza
[23 July 2014] – Since the latest escalation in hostilities around Gaza flared up on 8 July, the UN is reporting that, as of 22 July, 599 Palestinians have been killed, including 147 women (25 per cent) and 74 children (12 per cent). In the last two days alone, one child has been killed every
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