A French short film on forced marriages, released to coincide with International Women's Day, has caused a stir but not for the reasons you may expect.
A retired schoolteacher who tortured his wife for 32 years was sentenced by a southern French court on Wednesday to 10 years in prison.
Canada has cancelled a state visit by the Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan citing its disapproval of Nigeria's decision to enact a Same Sex Marriage Prohibition law last week.
Child marriage is still prevelant in India with nearly one-fifth of Indian women being married off before turning 15, and around 50 per cent before reaching the legal age for marriage.
A reform of French civil law code to speed up divorces will be submitted next week to Justice Minister Christiane Taubira.
Paris gunman Abdelhakim Dekhar was refusing to speak to investigators on Friday as the deadline for opening a formal case against him approached.
A gay couple in the Southwest of France has sued a local mayor for refusing to marry them, just months after François Hollande’s government passed a law to allow same-sex unions.
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 ...