"We always thought that if there was a solution specifically designed for men they would in fact reach out, even without being forced to by the authorities. So we set out to change the conversation, to normalise discussion of therapy among Israeli men."
Hundreds of young Israeli families have a reason to celebrate: WIZO (Women's International Zionist Organization), has opened a new state-of-the art day care center in Tel Aviv, thanks to a generous gift of $1 million US dollars from the Los Angeles-based Younes and Soraya Nazarian Family Foundation.
During the emotional visit, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the prime minister pledged to release significant funding to help fight domestic violence and establish a national authority that will coordinate governmental efforts in this area
Published annually by WIZO for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Domestic Violence Index showed a 300% increase in domestic violence complaints due mainly to Israel's 2 coronavirus pandemic-induced closures & subsequent economic crisis