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India: Increasing legal age for women's marriage has enormous benefits
Business World, 22 October 2020.
It was recently reiterated signaling at a possibility of the legal age of marriage for women to be raised from 18 soon and welcomes any such decision.
India: Minimum Age for Girls' Marriage
Sanjay Kumar Rout - EPW, 26 September 2020.
On the 74th Independence Day of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi specified that the government will consider the minimum age of marriage for girls. The discussion has been flourishing widely.
The heartbreak of Europe's 'sham marriages'
Samuel Stolton - The Brussels Times, 12 September 2020.
A 2019 investigation by the Hellenic Police led to the discovery of the ‘massive production and distribution of falsified or forged documents to third country nationals.’
India: Should the age of marriage for women be raised to 21?
Jagriti Chandra - The Hindu, 4 September 2020.
Minimum age of marriage does not mean mandatory age. It only signifies that below that age there could be criminal prosecution under the child marriage law.
Should marriage be incentivised to encourage couples to tie the knot?
Michael Staines - News Talk, 18 August 2020.
In the UK, the Centre for Social Justice is calling for increased supports for young married couples after a report found children from non-married households have worse outcomes.
India: From strictly arranged to semi-arranged marriage
Disha Roy Choudhury - The Indian Express, 1 August 2020.
A vast number of people in urban India are now being allowed to exercise their right of refusal until they find the right match to the point where parents are fine with their children taking the initiative to make their life choices.
Singapur: Marriage continues to decline
Theresa Tan - The Straight Times, 29 July 2020.
Significantly fewer couples tied the knot last year, while the number of those ending their marriage was the highest in at least 20 years.
Marriage statistics in Japan: Average age of couples continues to rise
Nippon, 7 July 2020.
The number of marriages in Japan rose for the first time in seven years in 2019, as many couples saw the start of the Reiwa era as a lucky time to get hitched.
Happy marriages encourage creativity, innovation at work
Ann Schmidt - FOX Business, 28 May 2020.
People who are already highly creative are less affected by their personal relationships.
The soulmate myth makes marriage less stable and less happy
W. Bradford Wilcox - IFS, 20 May 2020.
There is no evidence that ordinary marriages in the US were made more fulfilling by the growing fragility of our unions in the 1970s, or that husbands and wives who take her contingent view of married life are happier today.
Marriage rates are at an all-time low at the US
Maura Hohman - Today, 29 April 2020.
The 2018 marriage rate is even lower than it was during the heart of the Great Depression.
Middle class marriage is declining, and likely deepening inequality
Richard V. Reeves and Christopher Pulliam - Brookings, 11 March 11 2020.
Over the last few decades, family formation patterns have altered significantly in the U.S., with long-run rises in non-marital births, cohabitation, and single parenthood – although in recent years many of these trends have leveled out.
The biggest cause of the marriage crisis
Suzanne Venker - Washington Examiner, 10 March 2020.
The elite manage to ignore their own propaganda about men, women, and marriage, all the while ruining relationships and families for America’s middle class.
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.
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