Females: Antisemitism:Written question - 210562

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Asked on: 21 January 2019
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Females: Antisemitism
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Government is taking to tackle antisemitism against women.
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Answered by: Mrs Heather Wheeler
Answered on: 24 January 2019

The Government was pleased to support the Sara Conference in November 2018. The conference focused specifically on the intersectionality between antisemitism and sexism, looking particularly at the experience of Jewish women in public life. The conference brought together an excellent cross-section of policy makers, academics, and other experts, and set the agenda for what key organisations in this regard, such as the Antisemitism Policy Trust, will do going forward. The Government will continue to work closely with the Antisemitism Policy Trust, to understand this specific threat and to support their work.

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