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LE DIVORCE FAITE EN REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO

La majorité des divorces dans la république sont la plus part des populations rurales
qui ne connaissent pas leurs droit conjugaux et qui se marient sans leurs propre
consentement . Dans ce cas les femmes sont toujours majoritaires à subir ces conséquences.
Mais nous savons que le divorce est un acte juridique que chaque couple qui veut se séparer
devrait respecter les règles données par la loi de l’Etat. La femme du village ne peut pas réclamer le divorce alors que l’homme peut se réveiller quitte directement sa femme sans pour autant aller à l’état civil et il peut prendre une autre femme qui ne pas reconnu devant la loi et sans se référer au code de la famille. Ce sorte de divorce ravage toute une grande partie du pays .
Au sud-kivu précisément dans le territoire de MWENGA en RDC l’acte de divorce n’est pas respecter par tout le monde ;les enfants en sortent victime.les enfants dont leurs parents ont divorcé vivent dans la misère tout au long de leur vie et ils ne vont plus assimilés l’éducation complète.

English translation by community member amys

Divorce in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The majority of divorces in the Republic take place among people from rural areas, who are unaware of their rights regarding marriage, and get married without giving their own consent. In these cases it is still mainly women who suffer the consequences. But we know that divorce is a legal procedure, and that every couple that wants to separate should respect the rules laid down in law by the State. A woman in a village cannot file for divorce, whereas a man can wake up and leave his wife just like that without changing his marital status, and he can take another wife who is not recognised in law, without referring to the family code. This type of divorce is devastating a large part of the country.

In South Kivu, specifically in the Mwenga territory of the DRC, not everyone respects divorce, and it is the children who are the victims. Children whose parents are divorced live in poverty their whole life, and do not complete their education.

Comments

Mauwa Brigitte's picture

REPONSE

Le divorce n'est pas souhaité parceque les enfants en sont victmes et leurs vies, seront en obscurité. Qui les sortira de ce trou pour connaitre leurs valeurs dans la société?

Brigitte

amys's picture

Translation

Divorce in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The majority of divorces in the Republic take place among people from rural areas, who are unaware of their rights regarding marriage, and get married without giving their own consent. In these cases it is still mainly women who suffer the consequences. But we know that divorce is a legal procedure, and that every couple that wants to separate should respect the rules laid down in law by the State. A woman in a village cannot file for divorce, whereas a man can wake up and leave his wife just like that without changing his marital status, and he can take another wife who is not recognised in law, without referring to the family code. This type of divorce is devastating a large part of the country.

In South Kivu, specifically in the Mwenga territory of the DRC, not everyone respects divorce, and it is the children who are the victims. Children whose parents are divorced live in poverty their whole life, and do not complete their education.

amys's picture

C’est très intéressant ce que

C’est très intéressant ce que vous dites, Masoka, surtout les différences entre les homes et les femmes à cet égard, qui est une injustice. Il faudrait que tout le monde connaisse ses droits en ce qui concerne le mariage. Et surtout, il faut protéger les enfants de parents divorcés, qui sont plus vulnérables, et qui ne sont pas du tout coupables de ce qui s’est passé entre leurs parents.

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