Rifka Meyer got 32 when she created a religious wedding. Two-and-a-half several years afterwards, she grew to be what’s renowned among orthodox Jews as a “chained spouse” – caught in a religious matrimony with a man that would not let her have a divorce.

“you imagine despairing and you simply feel totally all alone,” she tells BBC Newsnight. “you sense like you’re shouting and never becoming noticed.”

It’d get them almost years to find a spiritual divorce process. Continue reading