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Pre-marriage courses to curb divorce rate, domestic violence

  • Indra Harsaputra

    The Jakarta Post

Surabaya | Wed, February 17 2010 | 09:58 am

PREMIUM Couples due to marry will be obliged to undergo a pre-marriage course as part of a campaign to curb divorce rates and domestic violence, says a government official.

Imam Haromain Asyari, head of the East Java Religious Office, said on completing the course, which is expected to last for three weeks, the couple will get a certificate to marry.

He said the course would be compulsory fo...