Divorce by SMS

Guilt (Issue II/2019)


The court will in the future inform Saudi women by text message when their men have filed for divorce. They can then view online documents relating to the end of their marriage. The aim is to prevent men from secretly getting a divorce, something which happened frequently in the past. With a divorce document, women can claim their alimony. The decree is part of the liberal social reforms of the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.



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