Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is today, attending a meeting of the Knesset Committee on the Status of Women; this is the first time that a Prime Minister has attended a Committee meeting.

Prime Minister Olmert will announce two initiatives that the Government intends to enact over the next two years, at a total investment of NIS 30 million.  The first is an interministerial plan to deal with prostitution; the second regards treating victims of sexual assault.  See for further details.

Prime Minister Olmert thanked the Committee and the Prime Minister’s Office Authority for the Advancement of the Status of Women (, headed by Marit Danon, for their work.