A rally to raise awareness of violence against women and domestic abuse was set to take place in Tel Aviv on Monday as part of worldwide observances of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. 

The organization Ruach Nashit, Women's Spirit, helps women survivors of violence in Israel achieve economic independence. In recognition of its activities and unique model for working with women who have managed to extract themselves from the cycle of abuse, Ruach Nashit has been accorded the status of Special Advisor to the United Nations Economic-Social Council. Ruach Nashit Assistant Director Amy Slater-Ovadia spoke to KAN reporter Naomi Segal about economic violence against women, and ways the organization helps survivors secure financial independence,