07/12/2011 04:46 pm ET Updated Sep 11, 2011

Kuwait Divorce Rate Steadily Increasing

KUWAIT: According to statistics published recently by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the number of divorce lawsuits filed in Kuwait far outnumbers other legal cases, with Kuwait's courts handling 27,500 divorces in 2010 alone. The data, compiled from the ministry's caseload for 2010, also indicated a 10% increase on the previous year in the number of all lawsuits filed in Kuwait's courts. Legal experts have expressed shock at the increase, warning that the issue requires immediate attention.

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