Divorce isn’t viewed in the United States or most other countries the harsh way it is in the Middle East. In countries such as Afghanistan there is so much more stigma attached to it. Women who are divorced there face more problems. It is not an easy thing to deal with since staying married isn’t always a good option either. Women there often feel they have few choices. It can be dangerous to be a woman who goes against the grain over there.
Read more: In Afghanistan, ‘I Feel Like a Divorced Woman Is Up for Grabs’ – New York Times