85% of women killed by family members in 2016 were Arabs

Since the beginning of 2016, 15 women have been killed by their boyfriends, spouses or another family member.

According to a report released by the Welfare and Social Services Ministry ahead of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, observed annually on November 25, eight women have been murdered by present or ex-boyfriends and an additional seven have been murdered by a family member in 2016 so far.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/85-percent-of-women-killed-by-family-members-in-2016-were-Arabs-473500

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