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Women Human Rights Defenders and COVID-19

March 2022

Lockdowns, restricted movement, financial instability and a global heath crisis all intersected to shape the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. Worsened by the impacts of climate change, the burden of survival fell disproportionately on women and subsequently, women human rights defenders (WHRDs) who faced navigating rights violations in an unknown world. Our ‘Women Human Rights […]

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Joint Statement of Solidarity with Palestinian People and Call to End the Israeli Occupation

June 2021

Presented at the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 30th Special Session on the grave human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, this joint statement was made on behalf of eight women’s rights and feminist organisations and activists from across the world in solidarity with the Palestinian people. English: PDF | Word […]

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(Sustainable) Development in an Occupied State: Thoughts from Palestine


Mona Alkhalili of the General Union of Palestinian Women (GUPW) in Palestine explains that the 2030 Agenda will not be truly transformative or succeed at leaving no one behind unless the unique situation of the people of Palestine is considered, especially Palestinian women. Read more about this in Leaving No One Behind: The Imperative of […]

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Leaving No One Behind: The Imperative of Inclusive Development in Palestine

July 2018

Report by the General Union of Palestinian Women (GUPW), the Non-Governmental Women Coalition for the Implementation of CEDAW in the Occupied State of Palestine, with support from IWRAW Asia Pacific (IWRAW AP). This 29-page PDF links CEDAW with the Sustainable Development Goals in the Palestinian context.

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