customary marriage

Official rates of divorce and marriage in Egypt

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 - 09:12 GMT

NCW assured the fabrication of spread statistics about divorce and marriage ratios.

Controversy over new proposed law to criminalize ‘urfi marriage

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 09:17 GMT

Unregistered marriage, which always has been the subject of controversy in Egypt, resurfaced as parliamentarian Amna Nouser’s suggested to criminalize it.

New law drafted to criminalize early marriages

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 02:50 GMT

One in six women in Egypt still marry early especially in rural and deprived areas, according to a report by the Word Bank Group issued in March 2016.

Marriage Syndicate calls parliament to eliminate customary marriage

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Chief of the Marriage Officiant Syndicate, Islam Amer, called on the parliament to enact legislation criminalizing customary marriage for those under 18.