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On day for ending violence against women, we need less talk, more action

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.

Violence against women spreading like COVID-19 - opinion

Femicide, like COVID-19, occurs in every society indiscriminately, and spreads at an incalculable rate.


32-year-old-woman murdered in Mughar village in the Galilee

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.

Israel's victims of domestic violence tell their stories in new AI project

"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."

Films on violence against women touch a chord

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.

Divorce refusal is violence against women - opinion

Over the years we have increasingly understood that get-refusal is a tool used by men who are perfectly willing to threaten their wives.


Apartment opened for domestically violent men seeking treatment

The Welfare Ministry opened the first of four apartments to help violent men get treatment without forcing their victims from their homes.

Global day

Welfare Ministry data shows increase in reports of domestic violence

The ministry released its annual data of domestic violence in honor of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

40 MKS call for Israel to join int'l convention to prevent 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.

Woman pushed off balcony can't return to Israel to testify

Charlotte Alberado from Colombia was pushed off a four-story balcony in Israel in 2018.

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