Title Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women
Publisher UN Commission on the Status of Women
Publication Date 27 December 2002
Country State of Palestine
Citation / Document Symbol E/CN.6/2003/3
Cite as UN Commission on the Status of Women, Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women, 27 December 2002, E/CN.6/2003/3, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/46c5b2fad.html [accessed 26 October 2014]
Comments The present report summarizes the situation of Palestinian women between September 2001 and September 2002. It reviews the effects on the situation of women of Israeli settlements and movement restrictions and closures, as well as the effects of the unfolding humanitarian crisis. The report provides an overview of the assistance provided to Palestinian women by entities of the United Nations system, in particular with regard to economic activities, humanitarian assistance, education and training, health, the human rights of women and the media. The report concludes with recommendations for consideration by the Commission on the Status of Women.