State of Palestine 's profile

In 2017, the Palestinian Ministry of Women's Affairs established the National Observatory of Violence against Women for the State of Palestine to monitor anti-women violence cases. The observatory consists of relevant Government and civil society institutions to institutionalize the economic cost of anti-women violence cases. The Observatory’s webpage was established within the Ministry’s main website, and can be accessed here.

Other national machineries and committees established by the State can be found here.

Find more information related to Palestine’s status and ranking on gender equality by visiting the below indices.

Palestine Directory
National Gender Machinery
Ministry of Women's Affairs
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Presidential decree No. 10 of 2003


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