12:30 2015 Sunday, May 3rd
Iraqi quality of the statistics showed a significant increase in cases of divorce, where 70 percent came from these cases at the request of wives for economic reasons, in addition to social networking and foreign soap operas networks .. She explained that Baghdad forefront of divorce cases and called for community awareness and the role of the Ministry of Women, as well as civil society organizations Women in this area.
Iraqi judiciary said today the past ten years have seen a remarkable rise in divorce cases, where judges attributed in personal status courts reasons to economic and social factors, and said that about 70% of divorce requests made by the wife. According to official statistics for patrol work of the courts in Iraq, the total divorce cases reached 516.784 case during the years from 2004 to 2014, at a time when the total marriages 2,623,883 during this period, which means that about 20% of these marriages ended in divorce, as He said the report of the Iraqi judiciary briefed on the details of "Culture" today.
A gradual escalation of divorce
Statistics show that divorce cases gradually rising until peaking in 2011 at 59.515 case, while the record in 2004, the lowest rate in the past decade by 28.690 divorces .. The year record in 2004 itself the highest marriage rates an average of 262.554, the year 2007 witnessed the lowest marriage rate ratios 217.221 case.
Commenting on these statistics, Judge Saad Al Ibrahimi said that "eliminating straining to prevent the occurrence of divorce cases because of its negative effects on the community, particularly couples with sons because the genesis of children will be free from the presence of natural family relationship mother and father."
Divorce more in the countryside
Brahimi added that "the offices of Social Research was established in the courts for a long time, and supported specialized cadres for the purpose of reducing these cases" .. pointing out that these offices have succeeded in reducing the proportion of divorce cases, has managed the Office of Social Research in Zora court action Magistrate 20 -30% of couples, who asked for a divorce last year, he says Ibrahimi first court judge.
He justified the Ibrahimi, however, that "urban areas surrounding the court, so the divorce cases less ... than they are at the level of culture put another divorce solutions despite the fact that there are residents of the city who have limited their culture."
However, the judge Ibrahimi said there were "intractable cases, especially in areas where the social or cultural status without mid-level and mostly in cities with rural character." He stressed that "often resolve the issue of divorce, family and tribal outside the court and put the court last as a, so that it is their role to ratification only," pointing out that "the Court considers that all the reasons unrealized shall be obliged to ratify, but in cases where the couple asked the divorce or separation before the court seeking to reconcile and postponement. "
Most cases of divorce request wives
He holds the Ibrahimi economic situation 50% of the causes of divorce, as well as "social interventions with partners, and leave negative effects on married life, and the other related to the cultural aspect, a disparity of scientific and cultural cooperation between the two partners, which leads to a lack of understanding and harmony level."
Ibrahimi said the judge, "and said about 70% of requests for divorce the wife which is usually affected, so some of them resorted to waive all rights for the sake of separation."
Asked if there were cases of divorce pairs old fifties and sixties, he says Ibrahimi said that "this situation exists despite the rarity of these cases and the pair often asked to divorce on the grounds of negligence and lack of attention to children and inciting it."
Baghdad's top divorce cases
Topping all the provinces of Baghdad in marriage and divorce rates, in 2012 the capital recorded 22.370 cases of divorce, while the highest rate of marriage during the last decade in 2004 by 72 776 marriages, according to the statistics.
And he speaks of personal status judge conciliator Sami as other factors contributed to the high divorce rates gradually since 2004, in addition to the fundamental factors known, technological factor income a leading cause of the separation of couples, especially young men of them. He said that "the country was not ready for this technological boom at the level of social communication."
Foreign soap operas and network communication reasons for separation
With describes the judge and social media sites "spacing", confirms that this "means make you communicate with strangers but on the family account" .. not to forget "the role of satellite channels and broadcast by Turkish Caldrama depicting married life very perfect and fill happiness, but after The couple married collides with Iraqi security community, economic and social prison conditions which the pair where the muffled feelings because of ongoing quest to collect for a living. "
Through his work in the family courts, Sami finds that "several issues are set to divorce court theme pair relations discovery in Facebook for his wife, or vice versa for women."
He said the judge who is familiar with the issues of divorce: "touched many cases of women complain of the husband's behavior change after marriage than in the engagement period, in addition to foreign interventions of the people of couples that affect negatively".
He pointed out that "in many cases, those with the couple comes asking for a divorce, and the couple's only pronouncement, despite the court's efforts to reconcile, but 95% of divorce cases the court up and it is almost infinite."
Judge Sami and ends on to say that "the eradication effort alone is not enough to prevent the occurrence of divorce cases, It takes a community to raise awareness and awaits a role for the Ministry of Women, as well as women's civil society organizations."
And it refers judges specialize files legitimacy to the legitimate case of Iraq Law addressed the claims of plasticity and disobedience, that arise between spouses, way higher than what exists in the comparative legislation, stressing that the elimination of applications in this aspect came in line available for women and guarantees under international conventions, explaining the nature of Da'oyen and how their stay The chronology of each and their implications.
It is worth mentioning that Iraq has seen in the past, which followed the change in 2003, a new community-based diseases, such as unemployment estimated by the United Nations as well as the Ministry of Planning by more than 52 per cent over the past year in 2014, as well as poverty, which rose to more than 32 per cent .. In addition to the produced by state of fighting and lack of security and stability of the existence of nearly 1.6 million widow, and about five million orphans and the spread of drug abuse and community violence.
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