The law best known to many as the Violence against Women and Children” is the bill often referred to as Republic Act #9262. 7:14 says: For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband…” You can be a sanctifying influence on your spouse. Take for example, the Tunisian Law of Personal Status 1956 asserts that a divorce can only be concluded in a court of law as specified by Article 30 of the Act.
Adoption refers to the legal process by which a child without parents, or without suitable parents, is taken into the guardianship of an individual or couple, who then become the child’s legal parents. In addition to the alimony, the husband may be required to pay the fees of the lawyer representing the wife.
The Divorce Act 1992 further stretched the scope of the 1967 legislation by repealing it in a way that authorized the wife to claim compensation in cases where she desired the marriage to continue and had not been in breach of any of her conjugal duties.
Finally, although the law requires one spouse to sue the other for divorce, in practice the husband and wife who no longer wish to be married can often reach a settlement of divorce in a more friendly way (this friendly agreement” must be accepted by the court).
In pre-partition India, the enactment of the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act 1939 empowered the wife to dissolve the marriage on ten grounds including the husband’s failure to maintain his wife for two years or his inability to perform marital obligations for a period of three years.