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      Archive: 11/21/2011

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        11/21/2011, Cheshvan 24, 5772

      C'tee OKs Income Guarantee for Women in Shelters

      The Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee approved for preliminary reading, Monday, a bill that says a woman staying in a shelter for battered women for more than a month qualifies for an income guarantee from the National Insurance Institute.

      Currently these women don't qualify, as opposed to people on probation and drug rehabilitation.