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Sunday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Out of sight, out of mind: exclusion of women in Israel

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IKEA magazines and election posters devoid of women’s faces; sex-segregated buses and government offices; signs demanding modest dress. For more than a decade, a battle has been waged between Haredi/conservative and liberal forces over the image of Israel’s public sphere and the place of women as equal-rights citizens in it. What is causing this push to exclude women from Israeli public life? And what can be done about it?

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Miriam Zalkind

Lawyer & advocate, Israel Women's Network
Miriam is an Israeli lawyer serving as the Director of Policy and Legislation Promotion at the Israel Women's Network. She has been a feminist activist for more than a decade and is very active in the social struggle to end gender violence and to eliminate gender segregation in Israel... Read More →

Sunday June 16, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Room 4