The Right of a Female Employee to Accompany her Diplomat Husband



West Bank

Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Riyad Al-Malki, MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession would like to extend its greetings and inform you that, on 28/06/2016, MUSAWA received a written complaint from Mr. Bassam Al-Qawasmi, a diplomat in the Embassy of Palestine in Tunis, stating that his requests to your Excellency regarding assigning his wife by the Ministry of Education to accompany him during his work and to continue paying her salary were denied. In his complaint, ...


Second Central Meeting for Coordinators of Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Network


Ramallah & Gaza

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank / Gaza / Announcement

The second central meeting for the Palestinian Human Right Defenders (PHRDs) Network’s coordinators in the West Bank and Gaza was held by MUSAWA, in cooperation with the Network, for the purpose of reviewing its rules of procedure, enhancing participation and democracy in the work in order to activate the role of the PHRDs Network and contribute to its goals, and agreeing on a mechanism for the Network’s members to carry-out activities in the upcoming period. The meeting was held at MUSAWA’s Ramallah Office (Gaza’s office was present through video conference), and was attended by 14 members, 8 of whom were females...


MUSAWA Conducts 8 Meetings for Palestinian Human Rights Defenders Network


West Bank & Gaza

Human Rights Defenders / West Bank / Gaza / Announcement

Throughout July 2016, eight meetings in eight different areas (Ramallah, Jerusalem and Jericho; Salfeet and Nablus; Tulqarm and Qalqilya; Jenin and Tubas; Bethlehem and Hebron; Gaza and North Gaza; Gaza’s Middle Governorate; Khan Yunis and Rafah) were carried-out by MUSAWA in cooperation with the Palestinian Human Right Defenders Network. The meetings were attended by 114 male and female members (59 females and 55 males), who aimed at reaching an agreement on the mechanism by which members will implement the Network’s activities in the upcoming period, forging its internal regulations, contributing to the expansion of the Coa...



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