Hidden Figures in Israel: A Gender-Sensitive Approach to the Corona Crisis

The corona crisis poses a threat to the advances in gender equality made in recent decades. The UN published recommendations for 10 policy areas that need to be addressed. The following document puts them into the Israeli context

The corona crisis poses a threat to the advances in gender equality made in recent decades in the areas of higher education, prevention of gender-based violence and the job market. International organizations like the OECD and the United Nations have emphasized the importance of creating a gender-sensitive strategy to deal with the crisis in order to meet this challenge. As such a strategy requires gender-aggregated data, we are turning to state agencies to collect and publish such data, as a basis for policy making.

The UN published recommendations for 10 policy areas that need to be addressed. The following document puts them into the Israeli context.