Israel: Interview with Hanan Al Sanah, a Bedouin womens' rights activist

Bedouin Arab women face high rates of poverty. They face disproportionately low levels of education and employment compared to other Israeli women. They are discriminated by the state and from within the community due to strict cultural traditions and customs.
Hanan Al Sanah is a women’s rights activist who works with Sidreh, a Bedouin women’s organisation. Here she explains some of the major problems affecting Bedouin women and what can be done to resolve them.

 

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Date: 23/11/2011

Countries:

Israel

Categories:

Culture and Tradition
Poverty
Indigenous Peoples
Employment/Unemployment
Law/Legislation
Advocacy
Education
Women/Gender
Land Rights

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