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Sexual Abuse
Coronavirus crisis sees spike in domestic abuse in Israel

The police will therefore be carrying out regular check-ups at the homes of families in which women were feeling threatened or at risk.

26/03/2020
Rape [illustration].
Man sentenced to 27 years in prison for child-rape, judge calls him evil

The man raped his step-daughter since she was 11 years old. The ring of abuse included the child’s mother as well as a neighbor.

By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
12/03/2020
Deaf Argentine victims of clergy sexual abuse protest at Vatican

The case in Argentina and a similar one at a school for the deaf in Italy have prompted outrage because of the vulnerability of the children and their difficulty in communicating about the crimes.

By REUTERS
21/02/2020
A view of the Melbourne Docklands and the city skyline from Waterfront City, looking across Victoria
Australian court awards $800,000 to former student abused at Jewish school

Manny Waks was abused by a worker at the Yeshivah Center’s Yeshivah College for boys in Melbourne for about two years until 1990.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
20/02/2020
The facility where 50 enslaved women were reportedly held in Jerusalem
Aharon Ramati named as rabbi arrested for alleged enslavement of women

"They would put the girls' fingers into the fire to make them understand what hell is."

By LEON SVERDLOV
14/01/2020
Sexual Abuse
Jewish woman saved by Yad L’Achim to tell her story for the first time

For the first time ever, Tamar, whose surname has been withheld for safety reasons, is set to tell her story in the United States this week as part of the Achmed ben Sara speaking tour in New York.

Trump to sign bill classifying animal abuse as criminal offense

The US President will sign a bill passed in the Senate earlier this month. "A major victory in the effort to stop animal cruelty."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF , MAARIV ONLINE
26/11/2019
Israel lights up in red to combat violence against women

"Violence against women and domestic abuse are not [only] women's problems," said WIZO Israel Chairman Ora Korazim.

25/11/2019
Muslim woman hailed after intervening in antisemitic verbal assault

"It was horrific in every sense."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
23/11/2019
Tens of thousands march in France to condemn domestic violence

Purple is a symbolic color used by the women's rights movement.

By REUTERS
23/11/2019
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