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May 19, 2014 12:24 am

United Nations Concerned by Honor Killings Increase in West Bank

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Women wearing the Hamas headband. Photo: Kimdime.

Jerusalem Post – UN Women, the United Nations’ organization for women’s rights, is “seriously concerned” by rising rates of violence against women, including “honor” killings in the West Bank, the Palestinian news agency Ma’an reported.

A UN statement highlighted the Palestinian Authority’s recent endorsement of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

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