The culture of divorce in Herat

  29 minutes

  10 March 2018

Leila is tormented by the torture and beatings of her husband. He says that what I have lost in my life cannot be said, I just want to help divert and get rid of this coward. He excuses the smallest thing and slaps me.
Many jurists do not view divorce as the solution to women's problems and regard it as a major challenge that disrupts the lives of young people.
"Divorce culture is not a good culture. It hurts families in the community," says one lawyer. "The best way to get them to talk to each other through justice is not to go too far." She urges families to go to the elders and not get divorced soon.