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Egypt: Information on religious freedom in Egypt, particular in relation to mixed marriage?

12 October 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

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 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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