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The Experience of Personal Status Law in Palestine (2011)

In this article, Ashraf Abu Hayyeh sheds light on the Palestinian women's experience with the Personal Status Law and WCLAC's contribution to change the law. The article traces the recent history of women's activist in the field of defending their rights and their contribution in the efforts that aim at the passage of a modern Personal Status Law that meets international human rights standards. It also sheds light on the obstacles that have faced women and other activists during their work gto ammend the law.

The article - The Experience of Personal Status Law in the Occupied Palstinian Territory - is available on line.