women should be informed in Saudi Arabia in the future by the court, by SMS, of the divorce of their marriage. Women would be notified immediately by text message “about any Change in your marital status,” it said from the Ministry of justice.

you could also view all the documents about a termination of their marriage on the website of the Ministry. Yet there was in Saudi Arabia again and again, cases in which men were secretly getting a divorce without their wives knowledge.

The measure would ensure that women could demand their right to maintenance, if you are divorced, said the Saudi-Arabian lawyer Nisreen al-Ghamdi as, the BBC reported. “It also ensures that all does not need to be granted before the divorce, powers of attorney, miss.”

Saudi Arabia’s crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman advanced a number of liberal social reforms in the ultra-conservative Kingdom. So women are allowed to drive since last year car, they were also admitted for the first time in sports stadiums.

Nevertheless, Saud-Arabia is still far from an equality between the sexes. There is a guardianship system under which women need when making important decisions, the consent of a male relative, for example, if you travel abroad or want to get married. In addition, a number of women have been in the past few months, the right-Activists arrested.


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