Israel and the Palestinian Territories
Current Peace Effort
Women’s Roles: In Brief
Official Roles

In decades of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, relatively few women have participated in leading roles: Tzipi Livni notably served as Israel’s chief negotiator in multiple rounds between 2007 and 2014, and Hanan Ashrawi was a negotiator for the Palestinian Liberation Organization in the 1990s.

Civil Society Efforts

Civil society groups—many bridging national, ethnic, and religious divides—have long played critical roles, leading nonviolent efforts to promote human security, equality, and access to services and staging public demonstrations to call for progress in the peace process.

Women’s Roles
2013 Peace Talks
25%
women
Negotiators
0%
women
Mediators
No Data
Signatories
Women's Representation in Parliament
2013
20% women
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