marriage

India is behind in handling intimate partner violence. Getting on top of the problem requires reform in law, health policy and changing attitudes.

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The sanctity of a marriage provides no protection to interfaith couples and those in live-in relationships are even more vulnerable

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There are risks with making cohabitation illegal, so striking a balance is essential.

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An Indonesian Supreme Court decision has made it harder for interfaith couples to have their marriages recognised.

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All the gender inequalities Australian women encounter over the course of their lives leaves them more susceptible to poverty and poorer mental health than men.

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Premarital HIV screening for Muslim couples is justified on religious grounds. But at what cost?

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India’s Supreme Court is poised to deliver a landmark judgement that may make marital rape a crime, a fiercely debated subject with roots in colonial law.

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There are still many loopholes in Malaysia’s legal system that allow underage girls to be married.

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Asking women about the relevance of rules on gender violence can help confront this issue. Stronger laws on their own just don’t cut it.

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Flexible workplace policies may help improve gender gaps in employment but they might weaken women’s position in the labour market.

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