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Saudi Arabia women to receive notification of divorce by text message

08 January 2019

The decision was taken by the justice minister after several courts reported serious cases resulting from husbands not informing their wives they had divorced them, Gulf news reported.

The new measure was approved by the country's justice ministry on Sunday, Agence France-Presse reports citing local media.

Starting today, divorce courts in the Middle Eastern kingdom will be required by law to notify women by text message on rulings which confirm their divorce. You may also view all documents about a termination of their marriage on the website of the Ministry.

In a statement to StepFeed, Saudi women's rights activist Nouf said that even though the recently passed ruling isn't ideal, it's still a step in the right direction.

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"Some men register divorce deeds at the courts without even telling their wives".

"This is a huge step forward [for] divorced women", he told the Gazette.

'It also ensures that any powers of attorney issued before the divorce are not misused'.

Lawyer Nasreen al-Ghamdi said Saudi courts regularly receive complaints about impersonating the identity of divorced women.

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It is hoped that the changes to the law will mean that women are no longer be kept in the dark about their marital status.

This new regulation is part of economic and social reforms pushed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

On Sunday, an 18-year-old Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport said she would be killed if she was repatriated by Thai immigration officials. There is a guardianship system under which women need when making important decisions, the consent of a male relative, for example, if you travel overseas or want to get married.

Under the guardianship system, women of any age can not marry without the consent of their male guardian.

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Saudi Arabia women to receive notification of divorce by text message