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Economy and Society: December 28, 2011

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The Israel National Council for the Child annual report indicates that one third of children in Israel live below the poverty line, and a fifth of Israeli children are known to welfare services.  Furthermore, there is an increase in the number of children who have fallen victim to physical and sexual abuse.

 

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December 28th, 2011 at 10:22 pm

Closed Society: 16 May, 2011

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According to the National Council for the Child, in orthodox and Haredi communities, there is a higher instance of unreported child abuse, largely in part to the prohibitions rabbis make with regard to appealing to the authorities.

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May 16th, 2011 at 8:42 am

General: 28 February, 2011

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A report of the Israel National Council for the Child indicates that Israel has the highest marriage rate for minors in the Western world. Over 4,600 females under the age of 18 are married in Israel, annually. Furthermore, the report also shows that there are minors under the age of 17, whose marriages are not registered by the Ministry of Interior.

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February 28th, 2011 at 3:17 pm