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Study on Palestinian wage inequality: 30% of women vs. 16% of men earn below PA minimum wage
Headline: “According to a study of the MAS institute – the salary gap between the genders does not prevent women from entering the job market More than 30% of working women receive less than minimum wage” “A new study’s conclusions showed that there is discrimination between the genders in the...”
Post by Fatah official condemns violence against women and “honor killings”
Text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page, written by Secretary of Fatah’s Poland Branch Khalil Nazzal Posted text: “The problem of violence in the family is not a sudden or new issue, but what is new is its spread in such a manner despite the cultural and scientific development that has...”
Op-ed supports proposed law to raise marriage age to 18 and supports gender equality
Excerpt of op-ed by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily Headline: "Hizb ut Tahrir and women” “Those responsible for publicity and media in the Islamist Hizb ut Tahrir (i.e., an international Salafist political organization) blurred the..."
Religious ruling published in PA daily: Sex on demand is a husband's "right" and a wife's "obligation"
Excerpt of a Fatwa (religious ruling) in the Fatwa section published during the month of Ramadan by the Dar Al-Ifta, an official PA institution issuing Fatwas in the official PA daily “Question: ‘Does a woman have to ask her husband for permission to fast six days in the month of Shawwal (the month...”
PA TV uses International Women's Day to glorify female terrorists and murderers
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, from Gaza, on International Women’s Day activity Official PA TV host in Gaza: "Today [on International Women’s Day] we are telling the Palestinian women that they are the headline of the Palestinian cause with their resolve and patience. All of our..."
Social activist claims that gender-based violence caused by the occupation
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on 16-day campaign to fight gender-based violence, hosting Campaign Liaison and Support Director for the Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development Sandy Hanna The Palestinian campaign is part of the international “16 Days of Activism against...”
Dec 9, 2018
Abbas’ advisor: A man is permitted to beat his wife when she is disobedient
Official PA TV program Horizons Supreme Shari’ah Judge, PA Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, Mahmoud Al-Habbash: "The beating here is an educational beating, and not violent beating. … There is merciful beating… As long as Allah permitted a certain type of beating, it is for the..."
Dec 1, 2018
Palestinian women earn less than 500 NIS/month, campaign for equal rights launched by trade unions
Official PA TV News host: "The Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions together with the International Labor Organization has launched a national campaign for decent work for working women and the right to unionize... The campaign strives to promote women's access to equal economic..."
Nov 3, 2018
Palestinian Center for Human Rights condemns murder of woman by family member, says number of murdered women has increased
Headline: “The Palestinian Center for Human Rights condemns the murder of a resident of Khan Yunis by her father” “The Palestinian Center for Human Rights yesterday [Sept. 19, 2018] condemned the murder of R.S., a 43-year-old resident of Khan Yunis, by her father. It called to take legal steps in...”
Sep 20, 2018