Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The Divorce Rate Skyrockets in Iran Due to More Women Seeking to End Relationships Despite Western Myths of No Divorce Rights
This is what the feminist movement and our misandric culture has been telling us about Iran for years but actually hundreds of thousands of Iranian women get divorces they initiated themselves.
There has been a dramatic increase in divorce in Iran the past 10 years and it is driven mainly by women seeking out divorces and manipulating the system as the following report from the New York Times illustrates:
"Divorce is skyrocketing in Iran. Over a decade, the number each year has roughly tripled to a little more than 150,000 in 2010 from around 50,000 in 2000, according to official figures. Nationwide, there is one divorce for every seven marriages; in Tehran, the ratio is 1 divorce for every 3.76 marriages, the government has reported.
While the change in divorce rates is remarkable, even more surprising is the major force behind it: the increasing willingness of Iranian women to manipulate the Iranian legal system to escape unwanted marriages...
Not only is divorce on the rise, but marriages are also failing early, with 30 percent of divorces in any given year occurring in the first year of marriage and 50 percent in the first five years...Twenty percent of Iranian women are employed or actively looking for jobs, according to government figures, compared with 7 percent in the first years after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Female undergraduate students outnumber men in Iran’s universities almost two to one...
“At first I was afraid of how society would treat me after divorce,” said a seamstress named Sara, 33. “But after all the support that I got from my friends and my father, my uncle and aunts and the people who I turned to for advice, I thought, ‘No, the period in which people were prejudiced against divorce is over.’ No one ever judged me.”