Yael Yishai

Yael Yishai is professor (emerita) of political science at the University of Haifa. Her major interests include civil society, voluntary associations, and contentious politics.

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Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Israel, 1948-2000

Women’s organizations have been at the forefront of the struggle for women’s equality in Israel. In the early years of Israel’s statehood, they played an active role in providing women with essential services such as child-care and vocational training. In later years they concentrated on the struggle for gender equality, employing educational and political strategies.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Yael Yishai." (Viewed on October 21, 2020) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/yishai-yael>.

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