Palestinian Women Political Prisoners, December 2010

This brochure provides a comprehensive overview of the situation of Palestinian women political prisoners held in Israeli prisons and detention centers, focusing in particular on the systematic forms of political and gender-based state violence that they experience at the hands of the Israeli authorities. In particular, it looks at the role of women in political prisoner releases, the denial of rights to pregnant prisoners, sexual violence and ill-treatment, denial of family visits and reintegration into society after imprisonment.