Until today in Saudi Arabia was a law that allowed a spouse to end the marriage, even without the knowledge of his wife.
The Ministry of justice revised the rule and made adjustments. So, from January 6 men are required to send notice of divorce.
This can be done through regular SMS messages. Note that even this innovation for the Arab countries – achievement.
In Saudi Arabia there are strict social restrictions on women. Only in the past year with the ladies lifted the ban on public viewing of the show. In addition, recently women gained the right to drive a car.
Despite liberalization, there is still the system of male guardianship. In other words, any woman must obtain permission from a parent, spouse or guardian to travel abroad, passports, study in other countries and even about his release from prison.