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    • The Progressive Populist
    • 10.03.11 | 12:30 (IST)

    It is not only religion, but also old military-macho ideals that kills the spirit of many women in Israel. But I would like to remind Livneh and all the other women that the "scandinavian paradise of gender equality", as an example, still suffers from many bad snakes and old sins. Men earn more and they dominate all boards of directors. And so on. The struggle has no end. We have to enact reforms and changes in the legislation, and we have to fight convictions and prejudices, and we should encourage girls and young women that they should fulfill their dreams. They have to fight and step forward. Basically, this is about human rights. And the qualities and ambitions of the women in Israel constitutes a huge potential for Israel.

    from the article: Another happy day like that...
    First published 01:57 10.03.11 | Last updated 01:57 10.03.11
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