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Saudi women will now be informed of divorce by text message

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Veiled Saudi women take photos in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo: Tribes of the World / flickr.


PanARMENIAN.Net – In a country where women are still limited by the judicial system in many ways, a new regulation taking effect on Sunday, January 6 will see to some power being given to wives divorced by their husbands, Sputnik International reports.

Saudi Justice Ministry has reportedly issued a leaflet announcing the new measures, which will make it mandatory for Saudi women to be notified when a court issues their husbands divorce decrees.

Currently, Saudi men don’t need legal justification to divorce their spouses and the breakup of marriage can take effect instantly.

Full story: panarmenian.net

PanARMENIAN Network


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