New Gender Inequality Index Shows Women Still Lag Behind Men in Israel

Only area in which women steadily closed gap during 2004-2011 was education.

One of the hardest challenges facing activists fighting gender inequality is coming up with quantifiable proof of the extent of the injustice. Many who have never experienced gender inequality think of it as a subjective experience, something that cannot be shown with hard facts. Yet the Van Leer Institute’s Shavot, The Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere on Tuesday...