NGO Shadow Report to the Sixth Periodic Country Report of the Israeli Government to the CEDAW Committee - 2017

This report on the application of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women is an initiative of the Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development (PWWSD), corresponding the sixth Periodic Israeli Country Report to the CEDAW Committee. The report focuses on the period from 2010 to present. It is structured to focus on two particular issues according to the CEDAW articles 2 and 16 of the Convention; namely, the issues of female Palestinian prisoners and residency rights of Palestinian women. In addition to CEDAW, Bangkok rules are included as a reference to emphasize concerns in the treatment of women in detention.

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