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Palestinian women hold placards and shout slogans during a rally to protest against the rising incidents of violence against women in Gaza City March 03, 2014. Twenty-six women were slain by relatives in the West Bank and Gaza in 2013, twice as many as the year before, according to official figures. The rise stems from mounting economic difficulties in the Palestinian territories, compounded by ongoing leniency for those killing in the name of "family honor" and social acceptance of violence against women, women's rights activists said. Photo by Ashraf Amra
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