Iraq: Secret divorces underline women’s powerlessness
Source:Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Personal status laws dictate that both husband and wife must attend court for a divorce to be granted, but the laws are often violated and men are handed separation without their wives' involvement.
Submitted on Mon, 04/25/2005 - 23:00
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