chapter  3
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Women in Agricultural Production in the Palestinian Authority

WithRema Hammami

Introduction Women play fundamental roles in the development process, but their contribution often remains invisible. While being primary actors in economic life, their economic activities often remain un-remunerated and underestimated in national accounts and statistics. In paid employment they also suffer from wage discrimination and gender biases in labor law. This situation exists throughout the developing world and Palestine is no exception.