by Helen Schary Motro

Equality Soldiers on in Israel

Protecting women from sex slavery and harassment

In a country usually fixated on survival, people in Israel this spring were busy speculating about sex. If, when and how, they wanted to know, did a Cabinet minister fondle subordinates and young job seekers? Would he be made to pay for it? They were jolted out of complacency to hear that Amnesty International had targeted Israel as a major center where thousands of women are lured into the country to find themselves imprisoned as sex slaves.

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