Singapore seeks to amend constitution to protect its definition of marriage
Recent surveys have shown attitudes towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Singapore have become more accepting.
Singapore will decriminalise sex between men, no change in marriage rules, PM says
Singapore becomes the latest Asian country to move toward ending discrimination against members of the LGBTQ community.
Kedah raises legal age of marriage for girls to 18
The punishment for polygamy without court permission has also been raised, from six months in jail or a fine of RM1,000 to one year in jail or a fine of RM3,000.
‘Nightmare’ of underage marriage for Moroccan girls
Morocco's 2004 family code puts the legal age of marriage at 18, but it includes a clause allowing judges to give families special dispensation to marry off children under that age.
UAE issues first civil marriage licence for non-Muslim couple
A Canadian couple were the first to marry under a new law on the personal status of non-Muslims in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi.
Putrajaya obliged to raise minimum age of marriage for Muslim girls, says rights group
LFL says the government is bound by its obligations under various international treaties and cannot allow individual states to have the final say in the matter.
Taliban release decree saying women must consent to marriage
The international community, which has frozen billions in central bank funds and development spending, has made women's rights a key element of any future engagement with Afghanistan.
Marriages drop 9.4% in 2020
The number of divorces meanwhile fell to 45,754 from 56,624 in 2019.
Strengthening family ties could help cut divorce rate
In the long run, this would contribute to creating a more harmonious and happy society that is beneficial to the nation as a whole.
Pandemic divorces: How the MCO caused families to crumble
The stress of financial concerns and enforced distance between couples has taken its toll on many households.
Iran unveils Islamic marriage app to create ‘healthy families’
The head of the group who created the app says, 'Family is the devil’s target, and Iran’s enemies seek to impose their own ideas on it.'
Microsoft pioneer Bill Gates to divorce after 27 years of marriage
Washington state community property laws mean the couple's US$100 billion fortune could be divided equally between them.