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Monday, June 17 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Israeli politics and feminism—a tango

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Over the past few months Israel witnessed a passionate election campaign and a historic women’s domestic violence protest. But the elected 21st Knesset has fewer women than the 20th, and gender equality issues are hardly its top priority. This session will examine the main challenges for Israel’s feminist movement. How does Israel compare to other countries in terms of female political representation? What is being done to promote gender equality in Israeli politics?

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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 →

Monday June 17, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm PDT
Room 7

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