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Latest items for MARR-PRACTICE-7

May 25, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

"Once married, a bride immediately moves into her husband’s household, where hostility and physical and emotional abuse from the husband, his other wives, or his family are common" (Pg 22).
May 21, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Montenegro can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (115).
May 21, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Mongolia can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (115).
May 21, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Mozambique can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (116).
May 21, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Morocco can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (116).
May 21, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Myanmar can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (117).
May 20, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Namibia can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (117).
May 20, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in the Netherlands can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (118).
May 20, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Nepal can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (118).
May 18, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Nicaragua can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (119).
May 18, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in New Zealand can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (119).
May 17, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Nigeria can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (120).
May 17, 2019, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Niger cannit legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (120).
May 16, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Oman cannot legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (121).
May 16, 2019, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Norway can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (121).
May 16, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Pakistan can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (122).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Panama can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (123).
May 16, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

"The rise in unregistered marriages is symptomatic of a return to traditional values brought on by the socio-economic hardships in Kyrgyzstan... traditional values, often along patriarchal lines, took over...Girls are expected to marry young, often against their will, without legal recognition. Women are given less status and this creates an environment for marginalization and increasing vulnerability for them" (para 8-9).
May 15, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Peru can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (124).
May 15, 2019, 2:12 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Paraguay can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (124).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Poland can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (125).
May 15, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in the Philippines can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (125).
May 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Mongolia can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (115).
May 15, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Countries: Moldova
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Moldova can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (114).
May 14, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: Portugal
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Portugal can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (126).
May 14, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Romania can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (127).
May 14, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Countries: Qatar
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Qatar cannot legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (127).
May 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
Countries: Rwanda
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-7

A woman in Rwanda can legally choose where she lives in the same way as a man (128).
May 14, 2019, 10:55 a.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-5, MARR-PRACTICE-7, MARR-LAW-1, MARR-LAW-4

The customs noted in this article were for a Sufi Muslim family in Chechnya in Russia. The customs include brideprice (the groom gave the bride's father livestock), and that "The groom’s representatives also brought cash, to give directly to the bride, not her father. Religious authorities in Chechnya regulate the sum, to keep a check on bride payment inflation. Still, it went up last year, rising from the ruble equivalent of about $470 to $780." The article noted that the bride and groom do not attend the wedding: "each separately committed to the marriage in ceremonies a few hours apart . . . the bride in her father's home." Vows...more