You will not travel alone from Gaza without permission from your male guardian

February 23, 2021

Several women protested on the 16th past the new movement restrictions imposed by the Sharia Council in Gaza.Adel Hana / AP “Virgin women (single) or who were married (divorced and widowed) of any age may not travel without permission of their male guardian (father, grandfather or brother).” Hasan al Jojo, chairman of the Supreme Council of Sharia (Islamic law) in the Gaza Strip, published this edict a week ago after…