Gender and Human Development in Palestine

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Gender and Human Development in Palestine (in Arabic)

Liza Taraki & others.Ramallah: Birzeit University, Sustainable Human Development Project. 1997

 The book consists of three sections. The first, entitled “The Importance of Gender in Human Development,” introduces the main features of Palestinian society and economy and submits data about the opportunities available to women and the main obstacles facing them. The second section, “Gender and Human Development,” evaluates the gender gaps that obstruct development. The third section, “Woman and Poverty: Consequences of Gender Poverty,” sheds light on gender and poverty. It shows that there is a horizontal and vertical division in the Palestinian labor market that makes women’s access to wealth and property much lower than men’s .

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