Socio-Economic and Cultural Causes and Effects of Increasing Divorce Rate by Women in Bangladesh: A Critical Analysis

Md. Manjur Hossain Patoari


To create generation by maintaining family and social binding, marriage is the only legal way which is recognized by society, civilization, country and religious. All religious encourage both man and woman to marry. But this legal tie is untied by way of divorce. In consequences of divorce a bride have to return to her parental home which is not considered as respectable in the society of Bangladesh and the situation may be more difficult if parents are not alive or in poverty. Though divorce is a right of a man or a woman and he or she can legally terminate his or her conjugal life by divorce but in Bangladesh currently it has reached in such extreme level that it has become a matter of great concern. To some extent divorce relief a man or a woman from endless sufferings but most of the cases it broken dreams, hopes and aspiration of a family, causes intolerable sufferings and push their offspring future uncertainty. The prime object of this research is to trace out the connection of divorce by women and socio-economic and culture of Bangladesh. This research also attempts to find out effects of divorce on the victims, their children and also in the family and society. 

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Asian Journal of Social Science Studies  ISSN 2424-8517 (Print)  ISSN 2424-9041 (Online)  

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