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Gaza Dating Site Matches Widows to Men Seeking 2nd (or 3rd) Wife

NYT > Middle East

"This matchmaking service is positive because it encourages these women to choose the potential husband without fear and pressure in this religious and patriarchal society," Ms. Owda said. With the Wesal service, a prospective groom receives a woman's address when the two have exchanged "likes" online. Nour Ahmad, 25, left Gaza after her family finally agreed to let her marry a Palestinian man living in Saudi Arabia. A version of this article appears in print on June 5, 2017, on Page A9 of the New York edition with the headline: Gaza Dating Site Matches Widows to Men Seeking 2nd (or 3rd) Wife.