The translation of educational capital into socio-economic benefits, however, is mediated by the labour market position of migrant spouses. In this study we explore the relationships between transnational marriage, education, and employment, by comparing the characteristics of spouses in transnational couples with those in intranational couples. We find that educational homogamy is the dominant pattern in both intranational and transnational couples, and that migrant spouses have a disadvantaged labour market position compared to non-migrant spouses with the same level of education—with variation across gender and ethnic groups.
Divorce is a life-altering and potentially traumatic event. For most couples who get divorced, significant time, energy and heartache were spent before coming to the decision of getting divorced. Most South Asian countries have some of the lowest divorce rates in the world.
He was born in the United States, the third of four brothers from a family who immigrated to this country from India in He grew up in New Jersey. He went to Rutgers.
Does cross-border marriage represent citizens exercising a fundamental right? Or, since many of these marriages involve forms of brokering, are they, as many critics contend, a form of human trafficking? Cross-border marriages have been steadily growing in number since the s in Japan, and from the s in Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore. Does cross-border marriage represent citizens exercising a fundamental right recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
Jump to navigation. An arranged marriage is defined as a marriage planned by the guardians of the prospective bride and groom. Pre-pharmacy freshman Jane Editor's note: The identity of this source has been concealed per their request.
A marriage is something that must be entered into with the full and free will of the people gettingmarried. Both individuals should feel that the marriage is something that they have chosen for themselves: with full and free choice. A forced marriage can happen to anyone; of any gender, of any age.
PRESS RELEASE Despite international and local laws clearly condemning child marriage, South Asian countries refuse to address this illegal practice which could lead to a projected million young girls married against their will byaccording to a new publication by the Center for Reproductive Rights. Twenty-five thousand children worldwide, most of whom are girls, are married every day— South Asia accounting for almost half of all child marriages. Given the high rate of child marriage in South Asia, the Center for Reproductive Rights focused its research of the practice to six countries in the region—Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Arranged marriage in the Indian subcontinent is a tradition in the societies of the Indian subcontinentand continue to account for an overwhelming majority of marriages in the Indian subcontinent. Arranged marriages are believed to have initially risen to prominence in the Indian subcontinent when the historical Vedic religion gradually gave way to classical Hinduism the ca. The Indian subcontinent has historically been home to a wide variety of wedding systems.