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Israel Wins Gender Equality Prize From European Parliament

European Parliament to bestow upon Israel prize as the leading Middle East country in gender equality.

By Ari Yashar


The European Parliament intends to give Israel a prize Wednesday, recognizing it as the leading nation in the Middle East and North Africa in terms of gender equality.

The “Reducing the Gender Gap” prize will be given at Women in Parliaments Global Forum Annual Summit in Brussells, which is expected to bring together over 9,000 international female parliament members.

Supreme Court Judge Dafna Barak-Erez will accept the prize for Israel. Various female MKs will represent Israel at the conference, and MK Shuli Mualem-Rafaeli (Jewish Home) will speak about her life story. Continue Reading »