Policy brief #10

Mainstreaming Gender Equality Concerns in Palestinian Cooperatives

This policy brief presents the summary of a study from the International Labour Organization (ILO) on women cooperatives in the West Bank and Gaza Strip (WBGS).

This policy brief (#10) highlights the overall security and employment context as well as underling challenges to Palestinian women’s participation in cooperatives. It also recommends strategies to encourage the development of new women-only cooperatives while strengthening existing cooperatives.