Date: 21 April 2009
The UN Gender Task Force launched today a household survey concerning the impacts, needs and perceptions of men and women in the aftermath of the 23-day military offensive launched by Israel in December 2008. The survey was conducted through face-to-face interviews with 1,100 adult men and women across the Gaza Strip in the first week of March, 2009.
Key findings include:
“This survey is instrumental for facilitating and supporting humanitarian efforts to address the concerns of women and men affected by the last Israeli military incursion in the Gaza Strip,” said Alia El Yassir, a UNIFEM representative.
For more information, please contact Ekci Suyapno, unifem.opts[at]unifem.org, +972 (0) 547487116