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    • Miriam Jack
    • 09.12.11 | 17:00 (IST)

    It is an utter, absolute, inexcusable disgrace that the Israeli government tolerates discrimination against women and girls - whether in schools, on the bus, in the streets of Mea Shearim, or anywhere else. It is absolutely undemocratic, and it is cowardly. There is no excuse whatsoever to permit any of this in a democratic country; indeed, if it is not addressed soon and effectively, it is hard to see how the term democratic can continue to be relevant.

    from the article: Israel given one week to reply to petition against segregation at ultra-Orthodox schools
    First published 01:40 09.12.11 | Last updated 01:40 09.12.11
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