An increasing number of Filipinos are turning to costly annulments to end their marriages due to divorce being illegal in the predominantly Catholic country.
The government of the South Asian nation is considering a proposal to change marriage law as there is no minimum age for Muslims to marry under the current law.
Fathers who fail to pay child support will be listed online so women can check a man's credentials before entering a relationship with him. Some 75,000 fathers have been shamed.
While many have welcomed the move, there has also been resistance as some have claimed it is an attempt to demonise the Muslim community.
The move comes after the practice of instant divorce was declared unconstitutional by India's Supreme Court in August. The court voted against the tradition whereby a Muslim man can divorce his wife by saying the word "talaq" – divorce – three times.
The UK Prime Minister will invoke Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, launching two years of negotiations on the terms of divorce and future relations with the remaining 27 EU nations.
Life fleeing from the war in Syria and living in exile in Turkey takes a toll on the marital ties of refugees. While divorces are on rise, many women are stepping up their fight for greater independence.
Amber Heard withdrew her claims that she was subject to physical and mental abuse by Johnny Depp. The couple separated and ended their one-and-half-year marriage.
Heard filed for divorce on Monday and on Friday she accused Depp of verbal, emotional and physical abuse in her court filing.
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