The difficulties of obtaining a divorce in Afghanistan

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Many couples in Afghanistan opt to marry in the traditional way of giving verbal consent instead of signing any official legal documents.

It can make getting a divorce a difficult process - especially for the women.

Marzieh Mashkoori reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Bahar Jooya

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