Each year $2 million will be allotted to increase women’s current 32-percent presence at research positions – though not in programs for the ultra-Orthodox

Israel’s colleges and universities will receive incentive funds for meeting targets in promoting women, though not at universities' gender-segregated programs for ultra-Orthodox students.
The plan was approved this week by the country's academic planning committee. The goal is to “equalize the percentage of women in academic staff positions with their numbers in the population.”


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IsraelN.com Comments:

So much for meritocracy in Israel.  Will the Universities also be given money for more Arab, handicapped, etc... faculty ?  Is there any limit ?

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