Israel took a stand on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to recognize the seriousness of abuse, but it is not enough.
Femicide, like COVID-19, occurs in every society indiscriminately, and spreads at an incalculable rate.
A 32-year-old woman was murdered on the day that people across Israel participated in a slew of events marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
"I was Michal Sela. In 2019, I was murdered by the man who was my husband. Today, I call on you, listen to my voice."
Thought-provoking short films by graduates of the Ma’aleh School of Film and Television in Jerusalem about different forms of violence against women can now be seen on VOD.
Over the years we have increasingly understood that get-refusal is a tool used by men who are perfectly willing to threaten their wives.
The Welfare Ministry opened the first of four apartments to help violent men get treatment without forcing their victims from their homes.
The ministry released its annual data of domestic violence in honor of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
40 MKs signed a letter calling for Israel to become the first non-European country to join an international treaty concerning violence against women.
Charlotte Alberado from Colombia was pushed off a four-story balcony in Israel in 2018.