Jillian Kestler-D’Amours talks to The Electronic Intifada about her new film focusing on the Bedouin village of al-Araqib and the women, men and children who resist displacement by the Israeli government and the Jewish National Fund. Read more about New film documents resilience of Bedouin village destroyed 30 times
A women’s tennis table team is set to leave Gaza for Jordan to participate in an international Arab table tennis tournament in October. The four-strong team is traveling for the first time since Israel imposed tightened closure measures on Gaza in 2007. Read more about Women athletes break barriers inside and outside Gaza
Palestinian women in Hebron have formed a traditional handicrafts cooperative to preserve cultural heritage and provide stable income for dozens of families hit hard by the economic effects of Israel’s occupation. Read more about Preserving Palestinian heritage one stitch at a time
Sawsan Qaoud documents how the idea for a Palestinian women’s football team was brought to life — and recounts the difficulties the players face on a regular basis just to play — in Women in the Stadium. Read more about Film review: women footballers struggle to play (and win)
Unemployment and poverty rates among the Negev Bedouin in unrecognized villages are the highest in Israel. Read more about Poverty rife among Bedouin women denied status by Israel
Why won’t the international media ask women in Gaza what really matters to them? Yasmeen El-Khoudary comments for The Electronic Intifada. Read more about Who is the real oppressor of Gaza women's rights?
For three years now a United Kingdom medical journal The Lancet has been working with Palestinian health professionals and researchers to document the effects of stressful living — coping with economic difficulties and shortages, restrictions on movement, political tensions and fear of outside attack — and has just published its latest findings. Read more about Israeli checkpoints kill women in childbirth, says new study