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Government approves ministerial panel for advancing gender equality

Transportation Minister Merav Michaeli leads a Labor party faction meeting at the Knesset on October 4, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
Transportation Minister Merav Michaeli leads a Labor party faction meeting at the Knesset on October 4, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

The government approves the formation of a ministerial committee that will formulate plans for advancing gender equality.

The so-called gender equality cabinet will be headed by Transportation Minister Merav Michaeli and consist of nine members. The committee will also work on how government ministers can implement the plans it draws up.

“I am proud to announce to you that today a gender equality cabinet will be formed again. I am proud and excited to lead it and to bring the feminist struggle to the government,” Michaeli, who leads the Labor party, writes on Twitter.

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