Divorce

1st family reconciliation center opened in Qalubiya as divorce rates spike

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 11:15 GMT

Egypt has witnessed over the past period a high rate of divorce, with many cases are resolved at family courts leaving families split apart, which in return negatively affects the society.

Egypt's House of Representatives debates penalizing men who marry twice without informing first wife

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 01:39 GMT

The House of Representatives is debating means to limit marital polygamy as the public have strongly expressed mixed opinions about the controversial issue.

Number of marriages in Egypt is double the divorce cases: CAPMAS

Thu, 12 Aug 2021 - 01:10 GMT

Egypt records a case of divorce every two minutes and two marriages per minute, said Major General Khairat Barakat, head of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Tuesday evening.

Prosecution to decide in Maadi harassment case in few hours

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 03:47 GMT

The Public Prosecution continues its extensive investigations with a man, who dominated headlines in Egypt over the past hours, after he was caught on camera while sexually harassing a girl.

38% of divorce cases happens during first 3 years of marriage: Ministry

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 03:20 GMT

Mawaddah program, launched by the Ministry of Solidarity, further added that 15 percent of divorces happed during the first year.

2nd phase of Egypt’s marriage awareness project kicks off, to train 1,800 youths

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 04:02 GMT

The second phase started August 16 and will last until September 15.

'Aisha' short film sheds light on stigma surrounding divorcees in Egypt

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 10:51 GMT

Four youths decided to provide a close-up on the dilemma in a short film to participate in the Youssef Chahine Award for Best Short Film.

Cafes to close midnight in Ismailiyah to reduce divorce rate

Mon, 29 Jul 2019 - 03:14 GMT

In 2017, the number of marriage cases recorded 913,000, while the divorce cases hit 198,000, averaging 21.7 percent of divorce ratio to every 100 marriage cases.

On Marriage and Divorce in Egypt

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 12:31 GMT

Marriage and other forms of long-term relationships tend to be the stem from which social systems and social contracts develop.

4K divorce questions sent to Dar al-Iftaa every month

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 - 11:08 GMT

At least 4,200 questions exclusive to divorce are sent to Dar al-Iftaa every month, a figure that corresponds to an increasing rate of spousal separation in the country.

Why Egyptian men view marriage today as regrettable choice

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 - 10:19 GMT

It is believed that the majority of young men now think that marriage wastes youth, money and is not good for psychological health.

Gendered stigma of divorcees still vivid

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 - 02:18 GMT

Divorce is painful for both partners, and for a woman, choosing to get divorced is like choosing to go out on a limb, regardless of how unduly the spousal relationship was.

Egyptian father loses custody of child to foreign ex-wife

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 04:38 GMT

A foreign, non-Muslim mother breathed a sigh of relief as the Egyptian Family Court ruled in favor of her and awarded her the custody of their child.

Divorce rates in Cairo rise over marriage rates: CAPMAS

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 - 11:16 GMT

The divorce rates in Egypt are witnessing a noticeable increase compared to marriage rates, according to a report issued on Monday by CAPMAS.

Egypt witnesses 17,400 divorce cases in November 2017: CAPMAS

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 04:14 GMT

Divorce cases saw an increase in November 2017 in comparison to November 2016, CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin on Wednesday.

A divorce case is finalized every two minutes: NCW

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 04:42 GMT

Egypt's divorce rate reaches an all time high; a divorce is finalized every two minutes according to NCW.

51% of women, 36% of men divorce for unreasonable behavior in U.K.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 06:14 GMT

The U.K. Divorce Reform Act, implemented in 1971, made it easier for couples to divorce upon separation, which led to a large increase in divorce rates in 1972.

First Nubian Female Marriage Official “No job for men only”

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 - 06:50 GMT

Um Kulthum, 67, the first Nubian female marital official, challenges her male counterparts and wins the contest of official marital jobs in Aswan.

Sign your divorce papers and strap your heels on

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 11:42 GMT

Do not cry over the person who left you, just party instead.

Divorce, marriage rates declined: CAPMAS

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 - 12:46 GMT

Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued on Tuesday the ‘Annual Bulletin of marriage and divorce statistics 2016.’

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