Report: Number of Women in Israel Murdered by Spouses Drops Sharply

Seven were murdered by their partners in 2012, so far, as opposed to 19 in 2011, says Knesset report prepared for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Police have investigated 9,663 cases involving women’s complaints of violence so far this year, says a report issued by the Knesset Research and Information Center to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Sunday.