Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Not in the US press: Israel and gender equality

"While most other countries in the world have made significant strides promoting gender equality in recent years, Israel has been sliding backward.  In the World Economic Forum's latest annual global gender gap index, published last month, Israel dropped to 56th place out of 135 countries, a decline of 21 places since 2006. It has made some progress in absolute measures, but other countries have done much more."