Knesset marks day of solidarity with agunot

The Knesset Committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women and Gender Equality held a special meeting Wednesday in honor of International Agunah Day, which is marked on the Fast of Esther.

International Agunah Day is a day of solidarity with agunot, ‘chained women’ whose husbands refused them a get, a divorce document required by Jewish law for the women to be able to be considered divorced and to remarry.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Knesset-marks-day-of-solidarity-with-agunot-448956

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