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  1/8/2014, Shevat 7, 5774

Knesset Women's Committee Now "Gender Equality"


On Wednesday the Knesset officially changed the name of the Committee on the Status of Women to the Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality. The name change was made following the request of the committee chairman Member of Knesset Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid). MK Lavie stated, "the status of women in Israel has undergone transformations since the creation of the commission in 1991."