Economy and Development

Publications

The Concrete Ceiling – Women in Gaza on the impact of the closure on women in the workforce The Concrete Ceiling – Women in Gaza on the impact of the closure on women in the workforce
March 2017. There are more than 900,000 women living in Gaza. They are young, educated and have immense potential as employees, entrepreneurs, and change makers. But the restrictions (Read More »)

Made in Gaza: Two years later Made in Gaza: Two years later
February 2017. More than two years since the last military operation in Gaza, we returned to industry representatives we had interviewed at the time to see how access policy changes have impacted their businesses. This is their account about the progress that has been made and the hurdles still hindering economic growth. (Read More »)

Hand on the Switch – Who’s responsible for Gaza’s infrastructure crisis? Hand on the Switch – Who’s responsible for Gaza’s infrastructure crisis?
January 2017. An in-depth look at the grim state of Gaza’s electricity, water, sewage and communications infrastructure (Read More »)

New factsheet: “Security blocks” restricting exit from the Gaza Strip disrupt the lives of thousands New factsheet: “Security blocks” restricting exit from the Gaza Strip disrupt the lives of thousands
September 2016. A new factsheet summarizes and analyzes Gisha’s research on Israel’s increasing use of “security blocks” that prevent Palestinians from exiting the Gaza Strip for various purposes, even when the individual fits the narrow criteria imposed by Israel. (Read More »)

Two years: 360 degrees Two years: 360 degrees
August 2016. In a special report, Gisha reviews and analyzes what has changed and what has not. The report focuses on three major topics: Reconstruction, movement of goods, and movement of people into and out of Gaza Strip. The road to recovery in Gaza is long and demands substantial changes in Israeli policy on movement. Read the report for a review of the situation on the ground and what measures could be taken to improve recovery efforts. (Read More »)

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