Suha Al Deek was just 35 when she was stabbed to death in June 2014 in front of her children at her home on the…
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Officials replaced some women’s names on ballots for municipal elections in Gaza and the West Bank with either the women’s initials or a descriptive phrase such as “wife of” or “sister of”. The action sparked a social media outcry and gave new focus to women’s civil rights in Palestinian society.