Country Israel
Year 2016
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

Amendment No. 122 to the Penal Law 5737-1977, added Section 347B to the Law, which prohibits consensual sexual relations between a clergyman and a person above the age of 18 who sought counsel from the clergyman, when the consent was obtained through the exploitation of the individual's mental dependence upon the clergyman.

Source of Information

Israel's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.16.