Police appoints ‘women’s issues’ officer

July 8, 2013 04:17


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Israel Police on Sunday appointed an officer in charge of “women's issues” for the first time in the history of the organization.

Brig.-Gen. Yael Idelman was appointed to the post on Sunday, and according to police will be responsible for improving equality within the organization for women “as part of creating a new realty for the organization.”

The Israeli Police Headquarters said in their press release to announce the promotion Sunday that the changes they expect “will be an integral part of the police.”

Idelman was one of three women promoted to senior leadership roles, among 32 new appointments made by police on Sunday.

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