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Situation of and Assistance to Businesswomen in the West Bank

International Labour Organization Regional Office for Arab States

Abstract


In line with its mission to enhance networking and communication by extending ties with international organizations working on gender issues, Al-Raida will be reprinting policy and issue briefs prepared by the International Labour Organization in its upcoming issues. The purpose of this joint venture is to promote research on the condition of women in the Arab world, especially with respect to social change and development, and to reach out to women and empower them through consciousness-raising. This brief below is reprinted with permission from the International Labour Organization Regional Office for Arab States published by ILO, 2008.

In line with its mission to enhance networking and communication by extending ties with international

organizations working on gender issues, Al-Raida will be reprinting policy and issue briefs prepared

by the International Labour Organization in its upcoming issues. The purpose of this joint venture is to

promote research on the condition of women in the Arab world, especially with respect to social change and

development, and to reach out to women and empower them through consciousness-raising. This brief below

is reprinted with permission from the International Labour Organization Regional Office for Arab States

published by ILO, 2008.


Keywords


Business women; assistance; West Bank

References


Hilal, J., Al-Kafri, S. & Kuttab, E. (2008). Unprotected employment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip: A gender equality and workers’ rights perspective. Beirut: International Labor Organization [English & Arabic].

ILO & Riyada Consulting and Training in the West Bank. (2008). Situational and institutional assessment of businesswomen in the West Bank. (Ramallah).

Palestinian Central Bureau for Statistics (PCBS). (2008.) Labor Force Survey (October- December, 2007) Round (Q4/2007) (Ramallah).

Palestinian Central Bureau for Statistics (PCBS). (2007). Establishments Survey 2006 (Ramallah).

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. (2008.) West Bank & Gaza Strip closure maps (occupied Palestinian territory). (Ramallah).

United Nations Development Programme. (2007). The Gaza Strip: A private sector in decline. (Ramallah).

World Bank. (2007, December). Investing in Palestinian economic reform and development: Report for the Pledging Conference. Paris.


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DOI: 10.32380/alrj.v0i0.72

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