TraffLab Research Fellow – Ph.D. Student

 

Hanny Ben-Israel

Hanny Ben-Israel is a doctoral candidate at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law and a clinical instructor at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya and is a TraffLab Research Fellow – Ph.D Student.  

 

Ben-Israel is a graduate of Hebrew University (LL.B) and of Columbia University (LL.M), where she was a Human Rights Fellow, an AAUW International Fellow and named a James Kent Scholar. Prior to her graduate studies, she served as a law clerk to Justice Edmond E. Levy of the Israeli Supreme Court. Between 2006-2007 and 2008-2015, she worked as an attorney at Kav LaOved (Worker's Hotline), Israel's leading labor rights NGO, where her work focused on challenges to Israel's labor migration policies and to the institutional responses towards trafficking in persons. Her research interests include Labor and Immigration Law with a focus on the regulation of labor migration, trafficking in persons and care work.

 

Research at TraffLab: Ben-Israel will be researching the multi-dimensional effects of impact litigation on behalf of migrant workers.

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Relevant Publications

Hanny Ben-Israel and Michal Tadjer, It’s Finally Friday? Work and Rest in the Employment of Migrant Caregivers in Israel, Tel Aviv Univ. Journal of Law & Social Change 69-90 (Ma'asei Mishpat) (2015). [Hebrew] [Full Text]

Reports, Policy Papers

Hanny Ben-Israel, Kav LaOved,  SHETACH HEFKER: MIGRANT WOMEN IN ISRAEL  (2011). [Hebrew] [Full Text]

Hanny Ben-Israel  (Jacob Udell, ed.),  Kav LaOved, REVISITING CEDAW's RECOMMENDATIONS: HAS ANYTHING CHANGED FOR MIGRANT WORKERS IN ISRAEL IN THE LAST TWO YEARS? (2013) [Full Text]

THE PROJECT

TraffLab is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. 
Grant agreement No 756672. 

Principal Investigator: Hila Shamir
Host Institution: Tel Aviv University, Israel
Duration: 5 years
Start date: April 1st, 2018

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