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Publication of the book Palestinian Model Parliament: Towards Legislation based on Palestinian Identity, Progressive Ideals, and Just Content.
Last Wednesday, 12 July, a special event was held by WCLAC to celebrate the book launching ceremony of Palestinian Model Parliament: Towards Legislation based on Palestinian Identity, Progressive Ideals, and Just Content, a publication which highlights the ground-breaking work made by PMP in developing Palestinian women's human rights 20 years prior.
Follow up UN submission on night-raids - June 2016
On 30 June 2016, WCLAC lodged a follow-up submission with the UN concerning the devastating impact that Israeli military night raids are having on Palestinian women and families in the West Bank. The latest submission includes 50 testimonies from women who have first-hand experience of a night raid between January and May 2016.
WCLAC lodges third UN complaint on behalf of targeted local activist
On 24 March 2016, WCLAC submitted a further complaint to four UN Special Procedures mechanisms on behalf of a local activist and human rights defender. This is the third complaint filed on behalf of Mrs. Tamimi in the past year following her unprovoked shooting during a demonstration in 2015 and her hospitalization in early 2016 following a tear gas attack on her home.
8 March –International Women's Day
Economic Empowerment: pathway for strengthening equality and protecting women's rights
WCLAC lodges summary report with UN
[18 February 2016] – Today, WCLAC submitted a summary report with the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Mr. Makarim Wibisono. The report covers some of the main conflict related-issues affecting women and documented by WCLAC in 2015.
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