x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Abu Dhabi court grants divorce to woman dissatisfied with husband

The woman, in her late twenties, filed for divorce on the grounds that her husband did not sufficiently reciprocate the affection she showed him.

A woman has been granted a divorce by an Abu Dhabi court because she did not enjoy sex with her husband.

The Emirati woman, in her late twenties, filed for divorce on the grounds that her husband did not sufficiently reciprocate the affection she showed him.

The woman's lawyer Ali Al Abbadi told Abu Dhabi's Personal Affairs Court that under UAE law married couples who did not enjoy mutual sexual pleasure in their marriage were entitled to file for divorce.

The court granted the woman Dh15,000, custody of the couple's three-year-old daughter and a two-bedroom house.

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