Women asylum seekers find refuge from men
They fled their homeland only to face a new threat in Israel: domestic violence. Now some are fighting back, from a small center in Tel Aviv.
A little after 6 P.M., when the last of the toddlers has been picked up from the nursery school operated by Sanait Kidana, a 30-year-old Eritrean refugee, the site is transformed into a unique center. Once a week, some 10 Eritrean refugee women gather in the apartment near Tel Aviv's old central bus station. The youngest is 22; the oldest is 34. Some of them hold sleeping infants close, others keep a watchful...
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