#Divorce

  • Article: Indian Parliament Votes to Outlaw Custom of 'Instant Divorce'
    Girls & Women

    Indian Parliament Votes to Outlaw Custom of 'Instant Divorce'

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 31, 2019

    The custom, practiced in some Muslim communities in India, allows men to declare divorce in seconds. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Will Notify Women by Text if Their Husbands File for Divorce
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Will Notify Women by Text if Their Husbands File for Divorce

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 7, 2019

    Men will no longer be able to secretly end marriages. Read more

  • Article: A Kenyan Court Rejected a Plea to Make Divorce More Equitable for Women
    Girls & Women

    A Kenyan Court Rejected a Plea to Make Divorce More Equitable for Women

    May 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women are often evicted from their homes when they get divorced. Read more

  • Article: Divorce May Soon Be Legal in the Philippines — Here’s Why That’s a Win for Women
    Girls & Women

    Divorce May Soon Be Legal in the Philippines — Here’s Why That’s a Win for Women

    By Daniele Selby|March 20, 2018

    The Philippines and the Vatican City are the only countries in the world where divorce is illegal. Read more

  • Article: Divorced Women in Saudi Arabia No Longer Have to Battle for Child Custody
    Girls & Women

    Divorced Women in Saudi Arabia No Longer Have to Battle for Child Custody

    By Daniele Selby|March 13, 2018

    Another of several recent wins for women’s rights in the country. Read more

  • Article: Why Not Being Able to Get Divorced Is a Women's Rights Issue in the Philippines
    Girls & Women

    Why Not Being Able to Get Divorced Is a Women's Rights Issue in the Philippines

    Feb. 27, 2018|News Deeply

    Costly annulment fees, no child support, and no rights to assets — a new bill hopes to change that. Read more

  • Article: Muslim Men in India Can No Longer Divorce Women by Saying ‘Talaq’ Three Times
    Girls & Women

    Muslim Men in India Can No Longer Divorce Women by Saying ‘Talaq’ Three Times

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    It’s a “historic” step. Read more

  • Article: Syrian Refugee Fights Child Marriage and Abuse of Young Divorcees
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    Syrian Refugee Fights Child Marriage and Abuse of Young Divorcees

    July 25, 2017|News Deeply

    Young refugee divorcees are particularly vulnerable to abuse. Read more