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‘Lunatic’ divorce bill draws backlash in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (UCAN): Pakistani Church leaders and activists have slammed the latest draft bill on Christian matrimonial laws for using offensive and derogatory terms.
 
On August 20 the federal cabinet approved the Christian Marriage and Divorce Bill 2019. One of its provisions states that among the grounds for divorce can be if “either party was a lunatic or idiot or a minor at the time of marriage.”
 

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