Tagged: Economics

Gaza war brings further deterioration to economy, says monetary authority News Roundup
Palestine News & Info Agency

Gaza war brings further deterioration to economy, says monetary authority

The Palestinian economy experienced further deterioration in 2014, particularly in the second half of the year, as a result to the recent Israeli aggression on Gaza, according to the Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA). PMA’s Economic Forecasts Report (2015) revealed that the Israeli assault brought all economic activities and the entire production process to a halt.

on December 22, 2014
The Gaza Cheat Sheet: Real Data on the Gaza Closure Recommended Reports
Gisha - Legal Center for Freedom of Movement

The Gaza Cheat Sheet: Real Data on the Gaza Closure

There is no shortage of food in Gaza, but severe poverty has increased over years of closure and in part due to travel restrictions. More than 70% of the population currently receives humanitarian aid. The official unemployment figure true to the first quarter of 2014 was 40.8% (compared to 18.7% in 2000).

on May 8, 2014
Scarlett Johansson’s SodaStream Endorsement Deal Conflicts With Charity Work, Aid Group Says Op-Eds & Analysis
Robert Mackey, The New York Times

Scarlett Johansson’s SodaStream Endorsement Deal Conflicts With Charity Work, Aid Group Says

he international aid and development group Oxfam has distanced itself from one of its own global ambassadors, the actress Scarlett Johansson, since she agreed to become the face of SodaStream, an Israeli company that makes products in a settlement built on West Bank territory Israel has occupied since 1967.

on January 25, 2014
45 Years of Occupation Fact Sheets
IMEU

45 Years of Occupation

The following fact sheet provides an overview of 45 years of Israel's occupation and settlement enterprise. (Photo: Patricia Schneidewind / IMEU)

on May 29, 2012
In what occupations do most Palestinian women work? Palestine 101
IMEU

In what occupations do most Palestinian women work?

Palestinian women work in agriculture (most commonly on family farms), and as textile workers, teachers, engineers, clerical workers, doctors, lawyers, and judges. Still, Palestinian women face substantial obstacles to employment, and have been differentially impacted by the closures and other restrictions of movement imposed by Israel over the last decade.

on October 4, 2005
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