Emergency hotline for victims of sexual assault

1202: Women | 1203: Men

04-6566813: Arab Women | 02-6730002: Religious Women | 02-5328000: Religious Men
Open for calls 24 hours a day 7 days a week

Legislation and Public Policy

ARCCI works to advance the rights of victims of sexual assault through legislative and regulatory processes – creating new and changing existing policies, deepening the understanding of sexual harassment among decision makers, and implementing discourse through various parliamentary activities. Our activities include:

  • Participation in Knesset committee meetings
  • Lobbying in the Knesset
  • Writing and submitting position papers to Knesset committees, ministers, and other governmental bodies
  • Drafting legislative amendments
  • Advancing legislative initiatives and conducting discussions and conferences in the Knesset on various topics, including:
    • Sexual harassment
    • Changing the way of defining sexual offenses
    • Broadening the statute of limitations for sexual offenses involving minors
    • Extending the civil statute of limitations
    • Rights of victims of criminal offenses during criminal proceedings
    • Sexual abuse of people with psychological disorders
    • Legal treatment of sexual offenses
    • Training professionals to identify and report the sexual abuse of children
    • The proper handling of incidents of sexual abuse in the media