Saturday, 9 January 2016

UK Jewish Orthodox councils 'institutionalising marital captivity and upholding discriminatory religious laws'

It's Common Sense. But There's precious Little of That To Be found within Our Government...
Jewish Orthodox councils in the UK are “institutionalising marital captivity and upholding discriminatory religious laws” that victimise women and secular alternatives need to be introduced by politicians, according to an academic study being launched in Parliament. New laws should be enacted in Westminster to give women of all faiths equal access to end their marriages, said the researcher Machteld Zee, ahead of releasing a book regarded as perhaps the most comprehensive analysis of religious courts in the UK.
(independent)

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