On the eve of International Women’s Day, March 8, official statistics were released that show a sharp increase in the number of unemployed women in Israel. Once more, it has become clear that women are the ones paying the highest price for Netanyahu’s “economic reform.” According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the unemployment rate for the last quarter of 2003 was the highest since the establishment of the state: 10.9%, or 287,000 unemployed. For women, the situation is even more serious. The Central Bureau of Statistics shows that unemployment among women for the same period reached 11.5%.
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