Lack of playgrounds

Accessible playgrounds are a key component in a child's social and motorical development. Lack of infrastructure promoting a healthy lifestyle can have devastating effects on the health in the long-term. Despite their importance and contribution to developement and lowering of home accidents, not enough Palestinian households have accessible playgrounds and parks. Where they do exist they suffer from low maintenance.*

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*based on recent findings from the 5th Socioeconomic Survey on Palestinians in Israel by Rikaz Center for Social Research