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Women Asylum Seekers in Israel

Women asylum seekers in Israel are extremely vulnerable.

Healing through artwork: Crochet by African migrants and trauma victims on display in NYC exhibit

Date: 2.5.18 Source: RNS, Liz Donovan

TEL AVIV, Israel (RNS) — Crocheting is a craft used by artists to make works of art and by artisans to make baskets and clothes. But it also has another purpose, according to the Israeli fiber artist Gil Yefman, “as a means to resolve trauma.”

Israel must help asylum seekers trapped in the sex industry

Date: 27.4.18 Source: Haaretz, Vered Lee

“We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution,” Victor Hugo wrote.

Eritrean asylum seekers in Israel increasingly turning to prostitution

Date: 12.9.17 Source: Haaretz, Vered Lee
The women live here as asylum seekers, many of them having endured torture in Sinai on the way. They are left as single parents in Israel.

Welfare services for migrant workers and the status-less

Date: 1.7.13 Source: Knesset research center

Report of the Knesset Center for Research and Information. Author: Neta Moshe. This document was prepared for a session of the Special Committee on the Migrant Workers Problem at which the Minister of Welfare and Social Services, MK Meir Cohen, surveyed services (Hebrew) 

Welfare and Health services for status-less women, victims of sexual and physical abuse, 4.6.13

Date: 4.6.13 Source: Knesset research center
Report of the Knesset Center for Research and Information, submitted to the Special Committee on the Migrant Workers Problem and the Committee for Public Petitions. Author: Neta Moshe. (Hebrew)

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