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If a female receives a full paid scholarship abroad. However parents don’t allow the 18 year old to travel abroad because of their gender. Is there anything that female can do to be independent from their family. Person lives in Dubai, UAE but holds an identification from Sharjah.
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Whereas the age of majority as per the UAE laws is 21 years, however as per the UAE Personal Status law, a father is responsible for the maintenance expenses of his daughter until she does not get married.
So that your matter may be addressed in detail based on the nuances, which can only be determined during a consultation, it is advisable to consult a lawyer.
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The above information might not apply if both parties are non-muslim. Starting from the 1st of February 2023, UAE issued specific family law to be applied between non-muslim expat residents in case none of them wanted to apply his/her home country’s law in the UAE.
To know more information about this law, please feel free to click this link.