Divorce And Its Impact On Families

Authors

  • Dr.Shamim Soomro Department of Social Work University of Sindh, Jamshoro
  • Dr.Misbah B. Qureshi Institute of Women Development Studies University of Sindh, Jamshoro

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46568/pjgs.v6i1.411

Abstract

This paper discusses the issue of divorce within the context of Pakistani society. It introduces the reader to the definition and concept of divorce and shares some of the national and global statistics regarding the topic of divorce. Then it progresses to highlight the various reasons that lead to the annulment of marriage. These reasons may be economic, social, cultural, personal and/or a combination of all these. The paper then discusses the impact of divorce on the spouses, the children and all those who may be affected by the situation. The paper also discusses some ways to resolve marital conflicts so that they may be solved without resorting to the option of divorce. In the end, it highlights some ways to lessen the adverse impact of divorce on the parties concerned.

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Published

2012-12-08

How to Cite

Soomro, S., & Qureshi, M. B. (2012). Divorce And Its Impact On Families. Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies, 6(1), 219–232. https://doi.org/10.46568/pjgs.v6i1.411

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