I'm not sure how the occupation can be the main reason for lack of advancment in womens rights. Especially when speaking about the strongest advocate for womens rights in the middle east. It is true that Israel isn't perfect, but it's much more aware of womens rights than any of it's neighbors. What's really weird is that 60% of university students in Israel are women, compared to 10-20% in Palistinian Universities.
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from the article: UN women's rights panel due to condemn Israel in close of annual session