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        Economic and Social Council
16 December 2009

Original: English

Commission on the Status of Women
Fifty-fourth session
1-12 March 2010
Item 3 (c) of the provisional agenda*
Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on
Women and to the twenty-third special session of the
General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender
equality, development and peace for the twenty-first
century”: gender mainstreaming, situations and
programmatic matters

Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women

Report of the Secretary-General

The present report summarizes the situation of Palestinian women for the period from October 2008 to September 2009, in accordance with Economic and Social Council resolution 2009/14. It reviews the situation of Palestinian women and provides an overview of the assistance provided by entities of the United Nations system with regard to, inter alia, education and training; health; employment and entrepreneurship; women’s human rights; violence against women; and humanitarian assistance. The report concludes with recommendations for consideration by the Commission on the Status of Women.

* E/CN.6/2010/1.

I. Introduction II. Situation of Palestinian women
III. Assistance to Palestinian women A. Education and training B. Health C. Employment and entrepreneurship D. Women’s human rights E. Violence against women F. Humanitarian assistance G. Gender mainstreaming IV. Conclusions and recommendations

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