A Saudi woman looking at her mobile phone. Photo: AFP

‘You’ve been divorced’: Saudi Arabia to notify women by text message when husband leaves

  • Government says policy aims at ‘protecting the rights’ of women, who often keep living with ex-husbands without realising they were divorced
  • But rights groups say knowing about a divorce does not mean a woman will get alimony or custody of her children
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