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Israeli Arab women: Stuck in economic purgatory, without a paddle

Yara Mashour raises her voice to be heard over the call to prayer from a nearby mosque. The editor of Lilac, Israel’s popular Arab magazine, is just off deadline and she is taking a rare breather to explain her most controversial cover shot, a first for the Arab world: bikini-clad Huda Nakash, an Israeli Arab from Haifa who had just been crowned Miss Earth. 2,186 more words


Palestinian Civil Society in Israel Demands Urgent Action on Gaza

Press release 14 July 2014

We, the undersigned organizations, express extreme concern at the rapidly deteriorating situation within the Gaza Strip and urge the international community to take immediate action to halt the deadly aggression being waged against Palestinian civilians in Gaza. 668 more words

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Violations of Palestinian Women's Rights Working in the Private Sector in the Palestinian Society in Israel - 2014

Kayan’s Legal Department recently examined the employment conditions of working Palestinian women in the private Palestinian employment sector in Israel. Kayan’s unique research highlights the core issues that surround the lack of basic employment needs, and reveals disturbing findings in regards to rights violations, showing that 88% of the 27 women we interviewed, received a salary lower than the minimum wage defined by the law. 84 more words

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