Country Israel
Year 2008
Type of Measure Administrative data > Justice
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence

Brief Description


The Attorney General's Office gathers, processes and analyses data regarding cases of violence against women, in order to deal more effectively with this issue. This is a relatively new and complex project, and data is not yet complete.

2008:

  • No. of indictments on rape charges: 108
  • No. of indictments on statutory rape charges: 20

No. of indictments on domestic violence:

  • Tel Aviv district: files opened: 56; files closed: 31; convictions: 7.
  • Haifa district: files opened: 750; files closed: 579; convictions: 8
  • Southern district: files opened: 487; files closed: 340; convictions: 8

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Israel to the questionnaire on violence against women, February 2009