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Husband’s 'disobedience' aims at gathering public opinion about women’s right

A disobedience court warning filed by a wife against her husband is causing a stir in Egypt as it is the first time for a wife to take such a step.
A newlywed couple pose for wedding photos on a wall in a park overlooking Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 10, 2016.

When a 34-year old wife found herself alone fighting an abusive husband who abandoned his duties toward her and her children and he filed a number of lawsuits against her, she decided to avenge herself by sending him an official disobedience warning.

It is the first marital disobedience warning to be filed by a wife against her husband in Egypt's family court.

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