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last updated Dec. 10, 2009
published May 30, 2005
Conflict, Occupation and Patriarchy: Women Carry the Burden
Amnesty International Report - May 2005
Read more:  women, women and children, minorities, feminism, human rights
Summary: Increased militarization of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict since the outbreak of the Palestinian intifada in 2000 has resulted in higher rates of poverty, unemployment and poor health. Women in a patriarchal society bear the brunt of these changes, finds this Amnesty International report. 
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