Corrections

Indy retracts claim that ‘the number of female MKs is decreasing’


Last week, we posted about a March 14th Independentop-ed by Elana Maryles Sztokman, leader of the Israeli women’s party, Kol Hanashim, titled “The sad lesson I learned when I ran for Israeli parliament”, which claimed that “the number of women [MKs] is decreasing”.

In our complaint to Indy editors, we provided sources to show that the March 2nd elections actually saw a record number of women (30) elected to the Knesset.

MK Ayelet Shaked (GPO)

Editors upheld our complaint and retracted that specific claim from the article.

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