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Khul‘ Divorce in Egypt

How Family Courts Are Providing a ‘Dialogue’ between Husband and Wife

Nadia Sonneveld

In the year 2000, Egyptian women were given the right to unilateral divorce through a procedure called khul'. Khul' became the source of much controversy in Egyptian society, and most judges interviewed by the author expressed a negative viewpoint when asked about it. Nevertheless, the introduction of the Family Court system in 2004, with the explicit aim of solving marital disputes through mediation and communication, has made possible a 'dialogue' between husband and wife in a khul' procedure. This applies even in situations where mediators and judges profess an unfavourable opinion of women who file for khul' divorce.

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Brian L. Wright and Donna Y. Ford

. 2013 . “ Discipline Policies, Successful Schools, Racial Justice, and the Law .” Family Court Review 51 ( 3 ): 388 – 400 . 10.1111/fcre.12035 Losen , Daniel J. , and Jonathan Gillespie . 2012 . Opportunities Suspended: The Disparate Impact

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Christian Hunold

to control rat colonies around the Free Library of Philadelphia and the nearby Family Court were responsible for the hawks’ increased predation on birds (Franklin Hawkaholics, 29 July 2013). Having observed the hawks’ behavior for several seasons, the

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The Other Children of the French Republic

The Government of Kafala by the Institutions of Adoption

Aurélie Fillod-Chabaud

'adoption entre France et Maghreb , 2015. 10 The “ kafala ” circular of 22 October 2014 clarifies the legal situation of children who have been the subject of a kafala measure in their country of origin. The family court judge is recognized as competent to