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Saudi women to receive divorce notice by text messages

From Sunday (today), the courts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be bound to notify all Saudi women about rulings on their divorce via text messages. "The new measure ensures women get their rights when they're divorced," Saudi lawyer Nisreen al-Ghamdi told Bloomberg. "It also ensures that any powers of attorney issued before the divorce are not misused," she added. “Some men register divorce deeds at the courts without even telling their wives.” At present, it is a casual practise in the Kingdom that Saudi men…