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2017/09/27 | Wang Xin
China’s Modern Families: Double Income and Invisible Kid
Child-averse young couples are increasingly succumbing to the social pressure to start families, only to foist the kids onto older relatives.
2017/09/24 | Liu Yan
Chinese People Are Losing Faith in Marriage
For traditionalists, spiking divorce rates and the rising number of ‘hoax marriages’ are undermining the spirit of matrimony.
2017/04/26 | Amal Shahid
Book Review: Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States
In Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States, editor Sari K. Ishii brings together contributors to explore new and emerging patterns of transnational marriage migration in East and Southeast Asia. This book is a valuable contribution to research that complicates many existing assumptions – such as the perception that it is mainly women from poorer countries who move to marry men in the more prosperous north – and highlights the need for greater legal protection for marriage migrants and their families, finds Amal Shahid.
2016/12/08 | Firliana Purwanti
Happily Ever After Divorce
'Unless we change our current perception of gender roles, the only way a woman can live happily is after her divorce.'
2016/01/18 | TNL 編輯
Taipei City Hall Grants Employees Family Care Leave for Same-sex Couples
After allowing people to register as same-sex couples last year, Taipei City Hall takes another step forward granting family care leave for employees working in the government.
2015/12/17 | TNL香港編輯
Japan Supreme Court Rules the Law on Surnames of Married Couples to be Constitutional
Although the law does not request wives to take their husbands' surnames, but since the Japanese society is deeply influenced by a male-dominant mindset, 96% of married women have given up their maiden names after getting married.