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Divorce Archive - September 2016 - Page 5

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Sharia law expert calls for UK courts to issue Islamic divorces

A prominent sharia law expert has called for UK courts to issue Islamic divorces. In recent recommendations, Dr Elham Manea, an advisor for the Homes Affairs Select Committee, proposed a specialised unit be created to protect the rights of Muslim women. She has advocated for mandatory civil marriages alongside religious ceremonies and... Read More

Japan set to axe spousal tax breaks

After 55 years, Japan is considering axing its spousal tax breaks in an effort to encourage women into the workplace on a full-time basis. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party plans to abolish the tax break which was introduced in 1961. Politicians believe that the tax break is outdated and is deterring many people, mainly women, from seeking... Read More

Divorce rates in Shanghai skyrocket amidst property law rumours

Couples in Shanghai have been scrambling to divorce this week, but not because of an epidemic of marital discord. Many couples are untying the knot in order to cash in on the city’s strong property market—before it’s too late. Currently in Shanghai, first-time homebuyers must pay a 30 percent down payment while people investing in a second... Read More

Can consuming pornography increase your likelihood of divorce?

A new study has found a strong link between people’s porn habits and their likelihood of divorce in the United States. Previous studies have concluded that watching pornography can lead to marital problems, but few have measured those effects over an extended time period, reports Science. Using data from the 2006-2014 General Social... Read More
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