Equality

Globes
Thousands sign COVID-19 global solidarity manifesto

“The COVID pandemic has exposed inequities and injustices that have long been part of our world."

Israel’s economic growth has left most people behind - study

“The national budget needs to include engines of equality and not just engines of economic growth. The Israeli government needs to invest in regions of the country neglected by the business sector."

20/02/2020
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In Israel, 68% of workplace discrimination complaints are from women

EEOC annual report: 31% of women's inquiries were for workplace discrimination because of pregnancy, 10% for sex or gender discrimination and 8% for parenting discrimination.

By YUVAL BAGNO/MAARIV
25/12/2019
Gap year student volunteering at ALEH
The miracle of disability

Though we help individuals with severe disabilities make extraordinary developmental breakthroughs, we gain so much more by simply interacting and sharing experiences with these angels on Earth.

By ELIE KLEIN
22/12/2019
A haredi man stares at a Likud ad with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump.
Most Israelis want separation of religion and state – poll

Polls show that religious tension in Israel is more severe than political and ethnic tension among Jewish Israelis.

By LEON SVERDLOV
29/09/2019
President Rivlin hosted the end of the year event for "Israeli Hope Standard"
Long term program to eliminate social stigmas succeeding in schools

Rivlin congratulated those involved for taking responsibility for the future of Israel's children and helping them to acquire a mutual Israeli identity of equality in which they can all take pride.

Alice Shalvi calls on women to continue the fight for equal rights

“Women still earn less than men, especially in unappreciated fields like education," Prof. Alice Shalvi said.

Palestinian women celebrate outside Temple Mount in Jerusalem
#BalanceForBetter: International Women’s Day In The Middle East

The Arab Women’s Organization of Jordan (AWO) held a conference on March 6 to shed light on issues relating to gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

By JULIA ALTMANN/THE MEDIA LINE
07/03/2019
Portugal
Rural Portuguese Jewish community seeks further government recognition

This year, the Jewish Community of Belmonte is for the first time seeking from the government equal status and access to funding as those enjoyed by Portugal’s two larger Jewish communities.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
17/01/2019
Accessible culture for people with disabilities propels Equinote mission

Equinote is going to work with educational, cultural and accessible bodies to produce accessible performances, master classes, workshops and activities for people living with disabilities.

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