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Saudi Arabia University Program Aims To Combat Divorce

Saudi Arabia Divorce

First Posted: 05/27/11 03:59 PM ET Updated: 07/27/11 06:12 AM ET


RIYADH: King Saud University in Riyadh is holding a program designed to combat the rising rate of divorce in the Kingdom, said by official statistics to have reached 66 cases a day.

Al-Sharq Al-Awsat Arabic daily reported that the program, which is due to commence within two weeks, will offer guidance to soon-to-be-married students on "emotional development" and how to "generate love" in married life in order to "achieve happiness and avoid the problems that can lead to separation".

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Filed by Ashley Reich  |