Nearly two-thirds of Swiss voters backed the government's plan to introduce same-sex marriage in a referendum, with campaigners calling it a historic day for gay rights in Switzerland.
The head of Nigeria’s National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mohammed Buba Marwa, is proposing a mandatory drug test for persons intending to get married. In the opinion of the retired army general, compulsory drug tests for intending couples will reduce the prevalence of drug abuse in Nigeria. GuardianTV went to the Federal Marriage Registry, in Ikoyi, Lagos, to sample the opinion of Nigerians – including a few recently wed – on how they feel about Marwa’s proposal.
Swiss same-sex couples have won the right to marry after voters overwhelmingly backed its legalization in a referendum. The vote was brought about by conservative politicians opposed to LGBTQ+ marriages.
Switzerland is due to hold a vote this month on the legalization of same-sex marriage. Conservative politicians had called for the referendum to "protect traditions."
As a married couple for 27 years, Bill and Melinda Gates promised to give away the vast majority of their fortune through their Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Now that they’re divorcing, US$146 billion could head in two different directions.
In Ghana, many young women are forced into marriages to help their families avoid financial hardship. But the brides are often underage, the young women must often stop their education, and face abuse.
More than a dozen same-sex couples had filed lawsuits in 2019, asking the government to recognize gay marriage. The verdict is being hailed as a step towards marriage equality.
21 Dec 2020
One small step for David and Guido, one giant leap for Bolivia. Their legal marriage represents a milestone for same-sex marriage in the conservative Catholic country.
20 Oct 2020
Two years after homosexuality was decriminalized in India, activists are debating if now is the time to push for legalizing same-sex marriage. The government says it is "against Indian culture."
23 Jul 2020
Meet the Swiss blogger popularly called ‘’Nwanyi Ocha’’ who is creating a buzz online for speaking her Nigerian husband’s native language fluently. Her command of the Igbo language has impressed many Nigerians.
18 Jul 2020
On The Metrowoman Talkshow today we explore different perspectives on Housekeeping marriage and relationships. It's a hilarious one with Iwo Akinoyenu and Nina Henchard.
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4 Jul 2020
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