Relatives of the late Samer Khatib, a victim of male violence, display photographs of her during the mass rally held in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv on Tuesday night, December 4.

Nationwide Strike & Mass Rally to Protest Governmental Inaction towards Violence against Women

Tens of thousands of women and men, Jews and Arabs participated in a general strike across Israel on Tuesday evening, December 4, declaring a “state of emergency” to protest the far-right government’s inaction towards violence against women. The strike, which included demonstrations, direct actions, and vigils for women who have been murdered, took place in Tel Aviv,…

A demonstration in the Negev against murder of women

Knesset Rejects Bill to Combat Violence against Women

Despite weeks of extensive public protest over violence against women, the far-right coalition brought down on Wednesday, November 21, an opposition-sponsored bill proposed by Chairwoman of the Knesset’s Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality, Hadash MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Joint List), to combat the phenomenon. The opposition bill proposal was formulated in the…

Among the participants in last Friday's SlutWalk at Habima Square in Central Tel Aviv, October 15, 2021

SlutWalk Held in Tel Aviv against Sexual Violence and Discrimination

About 2,000 participants marched in a SlutWalk in Tel Aviv on Friday, October 15, protesting sexual violence, discrimination and victim-blaming.  Participants, among them members of the Young Communist League of Israel, shouted slogans such as: “I believe you,” while carrying signs with pictures of sex offenders and major streets across the city were blocked as demonstrators…