Knesset marks International Day of Action for Women`s Health

The Knesset is marking the International Day of Action for Women`s Health on Tuesday with special committee meetings and a plenary debate.

– The Labor, Welfare and Health Committee will discuss the effect of an embryo`s surroundings on the rest of its life.

– Health Minister Yakov Litzman will brief the Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality on his office`s activity in the field of women`s health and the representation of women in the ministry.

– The Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse will discuss the policy for treating addictions among women.

Women`s health will also be discussed during the plenary session, in the framework of a motion for the agenda.