United Kingdom

Why are British Muslim marriages unprotected by law?

Most British Muslims have religious-only ceremonies and almost 30 percent have no idea union is unprotected by law.

Why are British Muslim marriages unprotected by law?


Burundi orders unmarried couples to wed by end of 2017

Unmarried couples in the East African country of Burundi have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships through church or state registrations.


Casablanca Camerawoman

A divorced single parent in Morocco is determined to work as a wedding videographer despite resistance from her family.

Al Jazeera World

Marriage and Divorce in Morocco

The human stories behind the Moroccan family code which has led the way in changing marriage and divorce laws.

Inside Story

Facing the tests of global family planning

Deaths of 14 Indian women due to sterilisation surgery cast spotlight on the world's oldest family planning programme.


Argentinians search for missing loved ones

For 37 years, a group of grandmothers have been searching for relatives that went missing during military era.


Migration of men leaves Tajik women unmarried

Poverty and lack of jobs forces nearly one million men to migrate to Russia each year, hindering matchmaking chances.


My Father, My Mother

Trying to combat the soaring divorce rates in Taiwan, one marriage consultant faces the toughest challenge of her life.


China's one and only

Thirty years of the one-child policy has created a growing gender imbalance.

China's one and only