Knesset Committee Approves Regulations to Deal With Sexual Harassment in Academia

This is the first time that such regulations have been issued and they will be binding to all academic institutions.

The Knesset Committee on the Status of Women on Wednesday approved regulations to deal with sexual harassment in higher education institutions. The regulations were drafted by Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and her office with help from the National Union of Israeli Students, and relate to cases that take place on campus.