MK: Israel mulls creation of ‘women’s affairs’ ministry

19.07.2011                      17.Tammus, 5771                     Fasttag im Tammus

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MK: Israel mulls creation of ‘women’s affairs’ ministry

Gamliel (Likud) says women's ministry would devote attention entirely to improving situation of women and promoting equality in society.

Israel could soon have a new government ministry and accompanying minister dedicated entirely to improving the situation of the country’s women and promoting their equality in all spheres of society, Likud MK Gila Gamliel said Monday.
In an exclusive interview with The Jerusalem Post, Gamliel, who currently serves as deputy minister for the Advancement of Young People, Students and Women, and is the first person to hold such a position focusing on women’s issues, said her appointment was “the first step” toward creating a full-blown Women’s Affairs Ministry….