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Annual SlutWalk event set to go ahead in Jerusalem Friday

The march protesting violence against women will take place against the backdrop of at least three femicide cases in the last month alone.

86-year-old Israeli arrested for trying to murder his wife

The man turned himself over to police and claimed that she had been stealing money he had been saving to bring his granddaughter from Ukraine to Israel.

Femicide cases down during 2021, matricide cases rise in disturbing upwards trend

Of the 16 femicide cases reported in Israel in 2021, six were perpetrated by the women’s partners and four by their sons.

Attorney of cop accused of murdering wife: He did not intend to kill her

Diana Raz, the victim of the suspected murder, was a couples’ mentor. Her husband Amir allegedly killed her during an argument in February.

Elderly couple found shot to death in Kfar Yona in likely murder-suicide

The investigation revealed that the wife was planning on leaving the man and had rented an apartment which she was planning on moving into later this week.

Activists protest against recent cases of violence against women at Habima square in Tel Aviv on Oct

Women more likely to see abuse warning signs, new BGU study finds

Femicide, or the intentional murder of women, encompassing violence towards women in general, witnessed a considerable rise in Israel in 2020, with 20 women murdered in 12 months.

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