Violence Against Women in Israel

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Violence Against Women in Israel

by Stephen Lendman ( – Home – Stephen Lendman)

The worst of what goes on in Israel is largely or entirely ignored by Western governments and media.

Along with apartheid ruthlessness against Palestinians and Arab citizens, major issues affecting Jews include exploitive neoliberal harshness, extreme economic and financial inequality, poverty, increasingly unaffordable housing, healthcare, and other essentials, serving privileged interests exclusively, and domestic violence against women, among other issues.

Nearly two dozen Israeli women were murdered this year, compared to 17 last year and 192 since 2008, victims of domestic violence, according to a report by the Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO).

Femicide increased 30% year-over-year, WIZO reported ahead of the November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women."

Various groups estimate around 2
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