Some people in Britain's Muslim community are engaging in the illegal practice of polygamous marriages, where a man has more than one wife. However, as such marriages are unregistered, they ...
France’s Constitutional Council has cleared a bill allowing same-sex marriage and adoption rights, rejecting a challenge to the law.
The French President, François Hollande, has called for “healing and unity” after France allowed same-sex marriage following months of bitter and divisive debate on the ...
Thousands of people have marched through Paris to support gay marriage and adoption rights in a final demonstration before the French National Assembly debates the laws.
Two topics stand out in today's French press.
A new survey has found more than two-thirds of French people would like a referendum on same-sex marriage and adoption rights.
In many African countries the primary function of lobola (bride price) was to bind two families together. It was a way of ensuring marriage-related privileges were attained by spouses.
If you want a job, get married.
In Zimbabwe the storm over Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's marriage is far from over. Lawyers for his ex-partner, Locardia Tembo, are trying to get him arrested for perjury.
The Swahili people have lived along Kenya’s coastal islands of Mombasa, Lamu and Wasini for more than five centuries, and many of their traditions have stood the test of time.