On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Bureau of Statistics said Israeli especially in academia in the country, 48% were women.
Other data this time concerning the longevity of Israeli women: their average life expectancy increased to 83 years against 79 years for men.
According to data, 59% of Israeli women are in the workforce.
They are 3.7 million of the 7 million people who live in Israel.
Israel is a country where women dominate in numbers.
3.7 million women in Israel, There are 3.3 million men.
The gender ratio in Israel is the result of immigration from the former Soviet Union and Ethiopia.
Immigrants outnumber immigrants, while at the beginning of the independence of the State more men than women were living in Israel.
Result of the demographic structure of the 1940s, where more men than women had settled in Palestine under British mandate.
The Israeli population has a younger population than in Western countries, the female population as well.
In Israel, women marry younger than in Western countries, although the age of marriage initiates a change in the last decade towards the Western model.
Both in the Jewish and Arab population, the enrollment rate is significantly higher in women than in men.
More women than men complete secondary school, get their baccalaureate begin university studies and have graduated.
The Bachelor detention record is held in Israel by Arab Christian girls:
- 73% successful, they receive a very high rate, even compared to western countries.
At Israeli universities, women dominate in all areas.
More women than men are graduates of the first and second cycles.
Israeli women, significantly more than in Western countries, following scientific and technological studies.
- If Israel reaches the 45th position of the Western countries for the number of women in parliament and government in court life, the representation of women is higher than that in Western countries.
Of 489 judges, 76 are women, as are 41% of lawyers.
The arrival of Dorit Benaish to the presidency of the Supreme Court of Israel was considered a consecration of the female presence in the court.
- In the field of management, as Israeli women are changing.
Progress is net.
They account for 24% of p.-d.g., against 16% five years ago and 10% eight years ago.
Last November, fifty participants
- Including top women from 30 countries, including government ministers, members of parliaments and personalities from civil society and academia
Arrived in Israel on the occasion of the International Conference of Women Leaders.
This conference took place from 8 to 12 November 2009 at the International Training Centre of the Golda Meir Mount Carmel in Haifa.
Participating in the conference were also experts from around the world, researchers in socio-economic fields and representatives of UN agencies and international and regional organizations.
Ada E. Yonath was born in Jerusalem in 1939, in a country that was under British mandate.
She grew up in a very poor family who had the belief that it was important to give a good education to children. His aptitude for research becomes vocation when she discovers the life of Marie Curie. This is the first female Nobel history that made him choose science and motivates in his work and research. Ada Yonath joined his model by becoming the fourth woman Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the ninth Israeli Nobel Prize.
It is not strange, therefore, that among the countries that make more room for women in the world, we find Israel.
And as long as the world lasts, all who work to advance the cause of women will turn to Israel.
To follow: / To be continued: / Kmo Tzipor (Comme un oiseau)