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Bite of the Mango - Marriage

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hifza shahid

on 25 May 2013

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Transcript of Bite of the Mango - Marriage

Arranged/Forced Marriages The Bite Of The Mango Mariatu's Experience Marriage A long term relationship between men and women.
Socially legal sexual union.
Licensing of parenthood. Violated Human Rights Article 16: (1)Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. (2) Marriage shall be entered into only with the free consent of the intending spouses. Arranged Marriage A marriage that occurs where:
Elders think that young people are unable to choose.
Property inheritance or linkages between lineages is important. In this type of marriage, health, work habits, character, and family background of the bride and the groom are important to ensure a successful match. Forced Marriage A marriage where the bride and the groom cannot refuse. United Nations: Canada: Equality Rights: (1) Every individual is equal before and under the law without discrimination based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability. (2) Subsection (1) does not preclude any law, program or activity that has as its object the amelioration of conditions of disadvantaged individuals or groups including those that are disadvantaged because of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability. Statistics Indian Divorce Rates
Global Divorce Rates
Percent Arranged Marriages Arranged Marriages: Forced Marriages: 1.1%
55% South Asia
Kazakhstan 48%
14.4% Article 1: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Article 2: Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or sicial origin, property, birth or other status. Article 3: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of a person. Fundamental Freedoms: Freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression.
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