Divorce - Divorce For Women Essay

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Divorce for Women According to Rosenberg, In Islam and Jewish men have more power to divorce women. “When Sharon 's husband (Jewish couple) broke her hand, it was horrible enough that when she called the police, the only thing they did upon arriving at the house was tell Josh to go to another room. Even though Sharon said she had no reason to try to save her marriage any longer, he said he was sure they could work it out and advised her to go back home. She kept making appointments to attend the Beth din with Josh, but he repeatedly cancelled them.” (Rosenberg) Divorce is different in many cultures such as in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and some other Asian countries. In Afghanistan divorced women were a sign for bad luck. , Afghanistan, got its new Constitution on 4 January 2004 after concerted efforts by national and international actors, specifically technical and financial support from the United Nations.9 The U.N. Secretary General called it an ‘‘historic
Achievement’’10 and U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan named it as ‘‘one of the most enlightened constitutions in the Islamic world’’ (The New York Times, 6 January 2004). Because Afghanistan is an Islamic country the constitution is written from the Quran. Divorce may be retracted twice. The divorced woman shall be allowed to live in the same home amicably, or leave it amicably. It is not lawful for the husband to take back anything he had given her. However, the couple may fear that they may transgress God 's law. If there…

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