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* Israel - Mehadrin Buses may not open rear doors for women
Jerusalem,Israel -YWN –June 30th, 2014: -- During the weekly cabinet meeting Rosh Chodesh Tammuz, the government addressed discrimination against women, i.e. mehadrin bus lines... The report dates back to Adar II, at which time the cabinet decided to become proactive in its efforts to prevent discrimination against women. In addition, the Supreme Court has already ruled that one may not compel others to accept gender separated seating on public transportation. A committee was established to monitor compliance with rulings prohibiting forced gender separation in public areas, including buses... Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz is expected to issue a directive to all bus companies that they may no longer open rear doors to permit women to get on towards compelling all passengers to use the front door of a bus...
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