domestic violence in israel

Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan speaks at the TLV in LDN festival in London
Security Minister pledges new programs to combat domestic violence

The establishment of the special departments will require budgeting for an additional 36 positions.

‘THE CLOTHES we wear are an expression of who we are.’ The favorite garments of 11 murdered women cr
Only the garments remain

Exhibition showcases the clothes of victims of domestic violence

Israel Police and Magen David Adom.
Elderly husband stabs sleeping wife in central Israel

Incident serves as one of the latest cases in ongoing wave of violence against women in both the Arab and Jewish sectors.

Sexual Abuse
President lightens sentence of Arab woman convicted of murdering her husband

President Reuven Rivlin made the unusual move due the unique circumstances of Dalal Daoud's case, which involved extreme domestic abuse.

Global day
Two-fifths of women under 48 report violence

An average of 4.6% suffered physical violence; 28% verbal or emotional violence; and 26.1% social violence.

Child abuse
Efforts to combat child sexual abuse are being stepped up

Several studies have shown that approximately 1 in 5 children in Israel have suffered from some form of sexual abuse.

NECHAMA RIVLIN hosts women rebuilding their lives after domestic abuse, at the President’s Residence
First Lady meets with haredi victims of domestic abuse

Bat Melech runs shelters for religious women who have been victims of domestic violence.

Benjamin Netanyahu meets with women living at a WIZO shelter
PM pledges ‘significant steps’ against domestic violence

Netanyahu’s comments mark International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

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