News from Kayan Feminist Organization

Kayan’s position on the appointment of judges in the Sharia Courts in Israel

On 11 of January, 2016, seven new Sharia Court judges were appointed by the committee for appointing Sharia Court judges, which sits under the authority of the Ministry of Justice. … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Second Marriage-For Men Only?

In this opinion article, Kayan lawyer Rawan Eghbariah, puts the problem of women’s lack of rights in the Sharia Courts onto the table. In particular she addresses the Sharia Court’s assumption that … Continue reading

December 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brochure for Victims of Sexual Harassment

In this brochure, Kayan’s lawyers published a “what to do” manual for women victims of sexual harassment. The brochure details how to contact the police, women’s rights, and the legal … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Know Your Employment Rights

In this publication Kayan’s lawyers address a number of issues facing employed women, including maternity leave, and other employment rights. The publication also features examples of how to fill out … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Regulations for the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

According to the Prevention of Sexual Harassment Law (1998) every workplace in Israel with over 25 employees must have  published and accessible  regulations for the prevention of sexual harassment. Kayan’s legal staff … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Intern’s Reflections: Talya

I have been in Haifa, working with Kayan for just 2 weeks now. In that short time I have already learned so much. Kayan’s commitment to empowering strong women leaders … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feminist Profile: Khulud Khamis

“How did you come to work in Kayan” I’ve known Kayan since 2007 because I’ve worked here in this house, which is called Haifa Women’s Coalition. And I’ve known Kayan’s work … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment