A new trade union established in Gaza

7 March 2017, via Democracy & Workers’ Rights Centre (DWRC) Through an EU-funded project, female beauty salon workers & hairdressers establish a trade union in Gaza. On Monday 20/02/2017, female hairdressers and beauty salon workers held the establishing conference for their union in Gaza. The conference was attended by 200 members of the new union, a representative…

A woman’s place is in her union

23 April 2017, via Stop The Wall Women in Palestine, as anywhere across the globe, are subjected to and daily resisting an intricate, mutually reinforcing web of state, social, economic and domestic violence and oppression, continuously violating their rights. The burden of Israeli occupation weighs therefore on many more layers on the daily lives of…

Palestinian women workers abused in West Bank colonies

21 February 2017, Gulf News The workers are forced into servitude as maids in Israeli colonies Ramallah: Palestinian women from the West Bank are being forced into servitude as maids in Israeli colonist homes despite being originally recruited to work on farms in the fields of the colonial area by Palestinian job agencies, according to…