Sunday, February 18, 2007

Marriage and Divorce Saudi Style :: Black Iris

Black Iris has a nice post on the high rate of divorce and forced marriage in Saudi Arabia. It is speculated that forced marriage was found unIslamic because it was a forced marriage was more likely to end in divorce. But now Black Iris has found an instance of forced divorced.

1 comment:

~Aishah said...

Bismillah

Say ‘No’ To Forced Divorce - ‘Yes’ to Reforms

Petition to THE CUSTODIAN OF THE TWO HOLY MOSQUES, KING ABDULLAH BIN ABDUL AZIZ

QUICK FACTS AND INFORMATION REFERENCES
SOURCE: http://muslimahwritersalliance.com/mwa-community/quick_stats.html

Press Release - Feb. 5, 2007

Muslimah Writers Alliance Joins in Petitioning Saudi Arabia for Reversal of Forced Divorce
http://muslimahwritersalliance.com/mwa-community/support_elimination_of_gender_bias_ksa.htm

Press Release - Feb. 14, 2007

Muslimah Writers Alliance Petitions King Abdullah to Stop Forced Divorces
http://prweb.com/releases/2007/2/prweb505146.htm

Petition
http://www.petitiononline.com/no24orce/petition.html

Where to Sign Petition
http://www.petitiononline.com/no24orce/petition-sign.html

Chronological Log of Media Coverage
http://muslimahwritersalliance.com/mwa-community/al-timani_case_chronology.htm

Result of September 2006 MWA Grand Mosque Equal Access for Women Petition
http://www.muslimahwritersalliance.com/MWA-GMEA4W/Press-Release2.html