“Women and girls continue to be killed in large numbers around the world. Based on estimates from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at least 43,000 women were murdered by their intimate partners or family members in 2012” said Yury Fedotov, the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime at […]
Euromid Observer – An official visit to the Palestinian territories by a United Nations human rights expert on violence against women has been cancelled due to Israel’s visa denial.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences, Rashida Manjoo, was scheduled to arrive in the Palestinian territories on January 19 to engage […]
هل عباس رئيساً لشعب فلسطين أم أنه مستشرق ضعيف أم سفيرا لإسرائيل في فلسطين؟؟
Houses Destroyed over the Heads of Residents and Evacuation Orders in North Gaza – Al Mezan: 167 killed, including 34 children and 27 women, over 1001 injured; including 227 children and 183 women, and 869 houses destroyed, including 187 completely by day […]
In two separate incidents last week under unclear circumstances young women were killed in the Gaza Strip. The Al Mezan Center for Human Rights condemns the crimes and calls on the concerned authorities to launch investigations and bring perpetrators to justice.
On Thursday, 20 February, 2014, S.N.M., 18, was killed at approximately 1:30 pm. A report […]
International Women’s Day offers an ideal opportunity to highlight the vulnerability of women and girls to human trafficking across the world.
According to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime’s Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2012, women account for up to 60 per cent of this vile crime’s global victims. When the figures for women […]
إمتحانات أبنائنا في الخارج. موعد الإجتماع الخميس القادم 14 فبراير 2013 بالمكتب الثقافي الساعة السادسة مساءاً
Al Mezan Center for Human Rights – Fact-sheet on Women in Armed Conflict, 2012 – Part of “Strengthening national capacities to monitor and document and advocate for women’s rights in times of armed conflict” project funded by OSF
This fact-sheet shows […]
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas promised several times that he would change the shameless laws protecting perpetrators of “honor killings”. But this did not happen. Abbas has backtracked on his promises. Today Dec. 25 2012, Ma’an News Agency reported that Abbas “has no plans to outlaw honor killings”.
The Palestinians believe that the reason for the […]