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Israeli Women’s Wages Reach Near-Equality

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According to IndexMundi.com, “home of the Internet’s most complete country profiles,” which contains detailed country statistics, charts, and maps compiled from multiple sources, the share of women in wage employment in the non-agricultural sector has reached 49.5 of the overall sector. This compares to 48.3 in the United States, and only 46.9 in the United Kingdom.

The percentage of seats held by women in Israel’s national parliament is 19.2, compared with 16.8 in the U.S., and 19.5 in the U.K.

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  1. Gil Gilman says:

    Now for equality in the rest of society.

  2. Israel leads again! But a two-edged sword. The world hates Israel for taking the higher ground so one edge consists of more fuel for hate. The other edge is the concept that equalization is a solid step toward balance and mutual acceptance in Israeli society. According to the Jewish sages, when all of Israel unites in mutual responsibility and love-of-friends, the world will stop hating Israel. Reciprocal respect is most definitely a step in the right direction! Mazel Tov!

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