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‘Under Your Wing’: new project honors Israeli foster mothers

Pioneering exhibition and book delve into the complexities of foster care and adoption in Israel; some 70% of foster kids end up getting adopted, Orr Shalom organization says.


Promoting equality for women in Israel and beyond - opinion

If we look at the situation of women in the Jewish world today, there is no escaping the question of whether or not we have actually achieved a just distribution of resources.


Across the world, women are being denied medical care due to their 'virginity'

After women in the United Kingdom were denied routine medical procedures for not having sexual relations prior, The Jerusalem Post further explored global instances of withholding critical care.

Arab mothers often unable to enroll children in preschool - study

Given the overall low rate of employment among Arab women the likelihood of a given Arab toddler being accepted into a program that their parents can afford is minimal at best.

75% of sexual offenders in Israel are released before end of sentence

A new report from the Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel examines the phenomenon of violence against women in Israel.

Lapid decries Gilboa Prison pimping affair, violence against women

Speaking at Sunday's cabinet meeting, PM Yair Lapid addressed the phenomenon of violence against women, making him the first Prime Minister to address it as a national issue.

Electronic tracking of domestic abuser approved in preliminary vote

The bill, if it passes fully, would require confirmed domestic abusers for whom a protection order has been issued to wear electronic tracking bracelets.

After Roe v. Wade, protesters in Tel Aviv demand abortion rights

Some 100 people gathered in Habima Square in Tel Aviv on Tuesday evening in a show of solidarity with women in the United States after Roe v. Wade was overturned last week.

Impatience grows as Western Wall Agreement implementation delays

The Women of the Wall are eager to set a deadline for the implementation of the Kotel Deal and continue working to achieve their goal of equality at the Western Wall for all Jewish people.


Israeli man arrested for murder of 18-year-old partner

Relatives of a young woman blamed police and the legal system, saying that the incident could have been prevented.

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