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Latest items for MARR-LAW-6

Jan. 30, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: MARR-LAW-6

"After the June and July Boko Haram attacks, the ministry often denied permission for large gatherings, including social events such as weddings and funerals" (11).
Feb. 26, 2016, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: MARR-LAW-6

"On behalf of Fight Against Dowry Advocacy Network (FADAN), I dare to ask the Government of Pakistan, all legislators, powerful donor groups interested in the development of a liberal society, and elite feminists, activists, and advocates of human rights, and child, youth, and women’s rights that for how long:...Will dowry demands and lavish weddings be endorsed in the name of culture and custom and not considered cognizable crimes?"(para 6,10)."Therefore, the law about dowry prohibition and austerity in weddings is a must. It must touch all three forms of justice; i.e. corrective justice, distributive justice, and justice in the social norms and practices of society"(para 14)."Those who are against the idea...more