Saudi fund for divorced, abandoned women
Friday, 10 June 2016
The Ministry of Justice decided to expedite the process of issuing alimony to divorced and abandoned women. The ministry was conducting a study on the performance of the alimony fund to facilitate and expedite the process. It clarified that the government pays alimony to the recipients following court orders. It said the recipients are usually divorced or abandoned women and in some cases married women also receive payments from the fund.