The judiciary gives women their rights and enables them to work in their facilities

The judicial institutions in the Kingdom have realized the need to support women in order to obtain their rights guaranteed by the judicial systems in the Kingdom, according to the report issued by the Family Affairs Council, which confirmed that the Ministry of Justice has employed a number of legal, legal and administrative researchers in the administrative courts to facilitate dealing with cases Women, empowering women to obtain documentation licenses to carry out some of the duties of notaries of justice, activating the fingerprint system in judicial facilities, which contributed to the acceleration of the completion of transactions and the cancellation of the identifier, and the automation of the procedures for filing cases, as women submitted electronically to the personal status courts. Personal status and appeals courts for its active role in expediting the completion of cases, and the establishment of the Saudi Bar Association, which is concerned with supporting the role of lawyers in promoting and protecting human rights, as the Commission provides legal aid to those who are entitled to it, and technical advice in the area of ​​its competence.

Non-profit sector

Al-Adl worked with the Mawaddah Charitable Society, a non-profit sector working to limit divorce and its effects, based in Riyadh, where offices for free human rights support were established in the Personal Status Courts in Riyadh, Makkah Al-Mukarramah, Madinah, Jeddah, and Dammam, in addition to expanding the opening of other offices in A number of cities. The support also includes those offices providing verbal legal advice to court reviews in family and marital cases and writing case papers in an exemplary manner for court reviews and educating women about the steps and procedures required to complete the filing and registration of the case with the court, and the Mawaddah Charitable Association, through the human rights support offices, was able to provide 147,000 services. Rights for the benefit of 81 thousand beneficiaries.

Results and indicators

Until the end of 2019, the Ministry of Justice had registered: 2,134 legal licenses for women, which contribute to direct delivery of women’s voices to the judiciary, preserving their rights, also accepting a number of female notaries to do notary work, appointing notaries, conducting job competitions for them, and providing more than 72,300 free human rights services for them. 65125 beneficiaries during the past three years and the woman handing over a copy of the marriage contract similar to the man and directing the marriage authorized to hear the consent of the woman verbally and employing women in 5 fields of justice, granting women a documentation license that gives them the powers of some of the duties of writing justice and increasing the number of female lawyers and launching a barrister diploma to provide the qualification ending by granting A license to practice the profession, and start appointing women in leadership positions such as Director General of the Women’s Department, Director General of Family Cases, and General Director of the Cases Check Center, and establishing special centers to implement custody provisions as an alternative to police stations to provide an ideal environment dominated by the family, security, health and recreational atmosphere, and to activate the fingerprint system. In judicial facilities; Which contributed to the acceleration of the completion of transactions and the cancellation of the identifier, and the establishment of reconciliation offices in the courts that contributed to solving many family and other problems, and making the alimony of the divorced woman take precedence over the fixed debts of the man to ensure a decent living for the woman and her children, and the immediate implementation of the provisions of alimony or seeing the child or handing him over to his custodian and resolving the right Women are in custody of their children without a lawsuit and granting them the right of guardianship over the child, which makes it easier for them to review civil statuses, passports, embassies, education departments and other bodies.

Cultural exhibitions

Legal culture exhibitions were launched to educate women about their legal and legal rights. And prove the entitlement of the absent or missing family, and the abandoned or suspended family, to the Social Security pension, and establish women’s offices in the Personal Status Courts to serve women free of charge. And prohibiting those authorized to enter into any marriage contracts for those under the age of 18 years, referring what is necessary to the competent court and criminalizing adultery (the prohibition of marriage) and allowing the marriage of difficult girls outside the official working hours of the court, and the establishment of muscle controls to ensure that there is no delay in deciding on cases of muscle. Forcing the woman to whom she does not want in marriage and approving the alimony fund to provide the necessary material support for the mother and her children during the litigation period, in addition to the initiative to increase the proportion of cases coverage through the alimony fund by 100% for the year 2020.


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