Title Egypt: 1. Would the state provide protection to a female who is married but is still a virgin who want to divorce her husband? Does it protect wives from violent husbands? 2. What are the divorce procedures in Egypt, including under Shar'ia law? 3. What are the annulment/divorce procedures in the Coptic Church? 4. What are the cultural attitudes to the suggestion of a divorce in Souhag? 5. Would a woman in this situation be a desirable target of Islamic fundamentalists to rape and kidnap? 6. Culturally, are men seen as superior to females?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 19 August 2008
Country Egypt
Topics Christian | Communal conflict / Social conflict | Copts | Domestic violence | Sharia law | Social group discrimination | State protection
Citation / Document Symbol EGY33672
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Egypt: 1. Would the state provide protection to a female who is married but is still a virgin who want to divorce her husband? Does it protect wives from violent husbands? 2. What are the divorce procedures in Egypt, including under Shar'ia law? 3. What are the annulment/divorce procedures in the Coptic Church? 4. What are the cultural attitudes to the suggestion of a divorce in Souhag? 5. Would a woman in this situation be a desirable target of Islamic fundamentalists to rape and kidnap? 6. Culturally, are men seen as superior to females?, 19 August 2008, EGY33672, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4f4237aa2.html [accessed 29 August 2014]
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