Force and hastily marriages always has a negative outcome. Many marriages have gone wrong and many women has become victims from such decisions. By posting these cases we want to aware the parents that their wrong decisions can put the lives of their daughters in danger. First they should wait for their daughters to get major so that they could differentiate between good and bad, secondly they should take the complete consent of their daughter for marriage, thirdly they should do a prior investigation to find out if the boy is not addicted to drugs or involved in any criminal activities. The parents should not sell their daughters and think about their future. HAWCA is ready to provide legal services to all women victims of violence. You can contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 020 25 61 491.

(Code name 214) (To protect the identity of the victim HAWCA uses code name instead of the original names)

It is about one and a half year that I have got married. My husband has a very bad attitude towards me. He did not want me to get pregnant and when I did get pregnant, he wanted me to do abortion which I strongly rejected. 8 months ago when my baby was born, he kicked me out of the house and told me never to return. I went to my parents and stayed there till now. He is not paying for me and my baby’s maintenance. 

Procedure:

Her case was registered in the HAWCA registration book and the necessary information was given to her by HAWCA defense lawyer.

In the court her case was presented. The demands of our client was that either the husband takes her back and have a good behavior towards her or give her divorce. The client husband was neither accepting to take her back, neither he accepted to give her divorce because he did not have the Meher money to pay. After several court sessions, the court decided to give her divorce and ordered her husband to pay her Mehria.

It is about three years that I got married. My father and I were happy with this marriage but my mother did not agree because she wanted me to marry my cousin.

It was after marriage that I got to know that my husband is addicted to drugs. He has no job and so he cannot pay for my maintenance. On the other hands my mother in law threated me badly. She and my in-laws started beating and harassing me and prevented me from visiting my parents. Every day when my husband left the house, my in-laws locked me in the bath room till my husband came back. When I complained to him about his mother and sisters, instead of supporting me, he took their side and started beating me.

It was about 8 months that I was unable to see or contact my parents so my father came to my house to see what is happening. After seeing my condition, he took me with him and we went to my parents’ house. My father decided to take my divorce but my mother did not support me in this matter because she was still angry with me for not marrying my cousin. My father tried to get my divorce through mediation but my husband and his family did not agree and so after 2 years the case is brought to general attorney who referred me to HAWCA women protection center.

Procedure:

Her case was registered in the HAWCA registration book and the necessary information was given to her by HAWCA defense lawyer. A case was open in the court and a plaint was issued against her husband. At the end of the court proceeding the judge passed a decree giving divorce.

The client was very happy from HAWCA’s support and she stated that because of HAWCA now she has a chance to start a new life.

I have four children since I got married. My husband is addicted to drugs and because of that he has no job. He sells home appliances to buy drugs for himself. Despite all these bad behaviors, I tolerate him for the sake of my children.

Now, I had to report a complaint against him to police because of his bad behavior and beating me a lot without any reason. I did so to scare him a bit and hoped he would change his behavior, otherwise, I have decided to take my divorce.

Procedure:

Her case was registered in the HAWCA registration book and the necessary information was given to her by HAWCA defense lawyer.

When we arrested her husband, we found some drugs with him which approved that he uses drugs. Therefore, the court sentenced him for six months’ imprisonment.

 

Our client decided to be with him and do not take her divorce because

her husband promised to change his behavior towards her. Since he is in prison, he has opportunity to leave using drugs as well.

 


It is about 3 years that I got married in Iran. In the begging of our marriage we had no problem in our life but as my in-laws started interfering in our personal issues our life started moving in different direction and as time passed it got worst.

The first bad news was that my husband prevented me from going to school, later he stopped me from visiting my relatives, but the harshest treatment was beating me without any reason.

My parents live in Afghanistan so I could not go there and so I pushed my husband to take me to Afghanistan. On the way to Afghanistan he promised that he will change his behavior and will love me unconditionally. But when we came to Kabul, his attitude was the same as before and he continued to beat and harass me.

The client came to HAWCA to get support and HAWCA followed her case in the court of law. The husband was imprisoned for his cruel acts. But now the husband is threatening the client from the prison stating that once he came out, he will deal with her. The client demanded that her divorce should be taken so that she could get free from him forever.

HAWCA opened a new case for the client and through the court of law HAWCA was able to take her divorce. Now the client is very happy and is trying to start a new life.

It is about 25 years that I got married. My husband is a voluptuary and ruthless person and is always beating me and have illegitimate relationship with other women.

In the past several times I wanted to get my divorce but because of my children I tolerate him. A years ago he was sentenced for twelve years of imprisonment for raping the neighbors’ daughter, so now I want to take my divorce.

Procedure:

Her case was registered in the HAWCA registration book and the necessary information was given to her by HAWCA defense lawyer.

Her case was introduced to family court. The family court also introduced a defense lawyer for her husband. During the court trial, the husband rejected all the accusations and stated that he never had any types of illegitimate relationship with any other girl. But HAWCA defense lawyer was convinced that he had a relationship and so after days of hard working the defense lawyer was able to take her divorce. The client is very happy. She has the custody of her children and is living with her parents for now.

 

It is about 3 years that I got married and during this time we have not had any children. Because of that, my mother and sister in law insulted me a lot and said that it’s my problem that I can’t get pregnant. So, they wanted to take another wife for my husband to have children and made me to be their maid. They always stimulated my husband to beat me and I am suffering from this condition which even caused me mental problem.

Since my parents are far from me and I could not asked them for help, I had to share this problem with my brother. Few days ago when my husband had beaten me a lot, I went to a police station with him and I reported a complaint against him. I want my husband to be punished for his cruel actions and I also want to get divorce to be free from their oppression.

Procedure:

Her case was registered with the HAWCA registration book and the necessary information was given to her by HAWCA defense lawyer.

Her case was introduced to general attorney. She was sent to the forensic to find out if she has been beaten. The report provided stated that beating signs has been seen on her body, after that her husband was taken under custody by the police and her case was sent to general attorney department of elimination of violence against women.

Her husband was sent to prison but according the agreement between him and his wife, he became ready to give her divorce and instead she will take back her complaint.

At the end, she can take her divorce in this case and she was happy from HAWCA’S support regarding the closing of her case.

When I was very young I was forced to get married. after marriage I got to know that my husband is addicted to drugs and because of that he has no job and he is beating me a lot even force me to take money from my parents to pay him to buy drugs for himself and if I did not comply with is request he would start beating me.

His parents kick us out of their house and told me to either cure my husband or to take my divorce from him. They also told me not to waste my time with him as he is not going to change.

I want to see if it is possible for my husband to leave drug, and if it was not possible, then I want to take my divorce.

Procedure:

Her case was registered in the HAWCA registration book and the necessary information was given to her by HAWCA defense lawyer.

Her case was introduced to family court. As her husband failed to leave drug, the family court announced her divorce and now she has a chance to start a new life.

It is about 16 years that I have got married and we have 6 children. I had been married without my consent. I knew him since he was my mother’s relatives and because of that I already knew he is not a good person. Nevertheless, my mother told me he will be great and she forced me to marry him despite my will.

After marriage, he did not have a job and I tried a lot to convince him that he should work and give alimony to me and my children. Now, it is about few years that he is addicted to drugs and pulled out my children from school forcing them to work. I also work at people’s houses to get money for rent and maintenance of our own house.

Whenever we came home he used to beat me a lot and asked money to buy drugs for himself. I was tired of such kind of life and did not know what I should do. I even decided to commit suicide many times but because of my children I changed my mind.

Now, it is about two days that I left my home and went to my relative’s home. I want you to help me because my daughter’s life is in danger. Her father often is in drug intoxication and I am worrying that it may also happen to my daughter.

Procedure:

Her case was registered to the HAWCA registration book and the necessary information was given to her by HAWCA defense lawyer.

First, with her assistance, we took their children from their home and sent them to our WPC. Our defense lawyer in WPC gave them medical and legal assistance.

Her case was introduced to general elimination of violence and the husband was involved after few meetings in general attorney. He promised that he would never do violence against her wife.

The client wants to give another chance to her husband because of her children and said if he commits violence again, she can decide what she wants.

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