Adv. Nitzan Kahana is an activist attorney who is motivated by human rights and combat for equality. Nitzan is at the forefront of combating the consumption of prostitution in Israel. Between 2017-2020 she led the Task Force on Human Trafficking and Prostitution, an Israeli NGO.
Nitzan led the organization in its most significant achievements: the historical enactment of the Prohibition of the Consumption of Prostitution law. Nitzan, together with the Israeli organization against prostitution coalition, turned the spotlight on the needs of prostitution survivors in Israel, which let to significant increase in funding for rehabilitation programs (₪ 90 million – $25 million).
Nitzan also led a battle for the approval of an updated governmental program against human trafficking and promoted the change in the authorities’ approach to strip clubs in Israel which culminated in the closing of all the strip clubs in Tel Aviv.
For all that Nitzan won the Rappaport prize for Women Generating Change in Israeli Society, and was listed as one of the 30 under 30 promising people, by Forbes Israel magazine.