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Which EU countries have the highest marriage rates?
Eurostat, 14 February 2020.
Countries with the highest number of marriages relative to the population are Cyprus, Romania, Lithuania and Latvia. The lowest are Luxembourg, Italy and Portugal.
More than half of Americans say marriage is not essential
Amanda Barroso - Pew Research Center, 14 February 2020.
Fewer than one-in-five U.S. adults say being married is essential for a man or a woman to live a fulfilling life.
Dowry - A contract for marriage
Asma Mushtaq - The Nation, 12 January 2010.
One of the most heart wrenching concerns that needs to be addressed properly is the traditionally accustomed rituals of providing dowry to the groom’s family.
The surprisingly good news about American family life
W. Bradford Wilcox and Alysse ElHage - USA Today, 30 December 2019.
The story of the death of marriage has been greatly exaggerated. If we look at three key trends over the last decade in the United States, there are bright spots on the family horizon.
South Korea’s #NoMarriage women
The Star, 6 December 2019.
A growing number of South Korean women are banding together to reject rigid patriarchal norms and vowing never to wed, have children or even date and have sex.
Indonesians will soon need to pass a pre-marriage class
Ikhwan Hastanto (translated by Jade Poa) - VICE, 19 November 2019.
The free program will include classes on reproductive health, disease prevention, and childcare tips. The policy will come into effect in 2020.
Study shows marriage is declining in Morocco
Safaa Kasraoui - Morocco World News, 5 November 2019.
A study suggested last year that Moroccan women tend to marry in their late twenties or early thirties.
Student loans can be the homewrecker in a marriage
Steven Chung - Above the Law, 23 October 2019.
Student loans have been blamed for people delaying marriages and starting families. It also complicates financial and tax planning for couples.
Marriage leads to a longer life
Alexandre Tanzi - Bloomberg, 10 October 2019.
Compared with those who are single, divorced, or widowed, married persons in the US have much lower mortality rates.
Indonesia has banned marriage for young girls
The Economist, 26 October 2017.
One of five girls marries before reaching adulthood. One in twenty is wed before her fifteenth birthday.
South Africa: New marriage law
Linda Ensor - Business Daily, 30 August 2019.
The major overhaul will address issues of under-age and fraudulent marriages, as well as marriages of convenience.
China’s lowest marriage rate adds obstacle to boost consumer spending
Frank Tang - South China Morning Post, 24 August 2019.
The number of marriages fell 4.6 per cent in 2018, with the trend continuing at the start of 2019, with a 7.7 per cent drop in the first six months of the year.
The secret to a long and happy marriage
Peggy Drexler - CNN, 16 August 2019.
After 71 years of marriage, this couple died on the same day. Their previous declarations have become viral news.
Why China’s millennials are saying no to marriage
Alice Yan - South China Morning Post, 10 August 2019.
The hashtag “people born after 1990 do not want to marry” seen on China’s Twitter-like Weibo platform, attracted thousands of comments over the summer.
Singapore: Marriage and divorce rates down in 2018
CNA, 30 July 2019.
Singstat added that the median age of first-time grooms and brides rose from 29.8 years to 30.2 years and from 27.3 years to 28.5 years respectively between 2008 and 2018.
UK: Parenting doesn’t end when relationships do
James Munby - The Times, 8 July 2019.
The plans for no-fault divorces should be seen as a welcome step forward in reducing the impact on children of the parental blame game that is all too common in a divorce.
What couples get wrong about marriage
The Good Men Project, 29 June 2019.
Long-lasting marriages and relationships aren’t based on beautiful feelings.
Korea: 65% of young people think marriage, childbirth unnecessary
Kim Rahn - The Korea Times, 18 June 2019.
More than six out of 10 people in their 20s to 30s do not see marriage and childbirth as necessary, mainly because of financial pressure, a survey showed.
First woman in my family to choose an interracial marriage
Sahaj Kohli - Huff Post, 14 June 2019.
The author either felt too American or she was forcing herself to overlook a lack of chemistry or connection to make it work just because they were Sikh.
How successful are the marriages of people with divorced parents?
Joe Pinsker - The Atlantic, 30 May 2019.
Marital instability can be inherited —but less often than it used to be.
What marriage has taught me about work-life balance
Chidike Samuelson - Entrepreneur, 21 May 2019.
What is the point of success unless you enjoy it with the people you love?
7 ways millennials are changing marriage
Hillary Hoffower - Business Insider, 24 May 2019.
Millennials are marrying later in life — and breaking other marriage conventions.
New Zealand: Social problems will worsen as marriage rates decline
Scoop, 3 May 2019.
Family First NZ is warning that the declining marriage rate is a disturbing link to child abuse, domestic violence, teen crime and child poverty.
Korea: Housing crisis, low marriage rate correlated for millennials
Kim Arin - The Korea Herald, 3 May 2019.
The single most important consideration for millennials concerning housing was the cost, followed by location and type of occupancy.
Pakistan: Early marriage leads to domestic violence
Pakistan Today, 28 April 2019.
A survey reveals that early marriage deprives girls of education opportunities and predisposes them to teen childbearing as well as domestic and spousal violence.
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