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mar·riage

gamophobia.

marriage

The legal joining of two adults.
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The apex court has urged the Chief Justice of India to set up a Special Bench to consider gender discrimination suffered by Muslim women due to arbitrary divorce and second marriage of their husbands.
Latest census figures show 50% of divorcees go on to remarry, placing second marriages among the most common wedding ceremonies in Ireland - and also a potential minefield for immediate and extended families, friends, ex-partners, ex-inlaws, and of course, children.
Author William Zuspan shares his true story of a second marriage for two people who married later in life, after failed first marriages, and would have lasted long were it not for the nagging illness of his wife, who, despite a positive attitude and the help of her husband, ultimately succumbed.
Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) Chairman Maulana Muhammad Khan Sheerani defended the council's stance that man does not require his first wife's permission for second marriage.
However, there are also infinite possibilities for the success of a second marriage, because situations differ from one case to another.
SECOND MARRIAGE Washington-born rock star Bryan Ferry
Her paternal grandfather, Abdul Ghaffar, told police that she was born after three months of her mothers second marriage with Tahir after divorce.
Douglas said his experience with his younger children from his second marriage to 42-year-old Welsh star Zeta-Jones, Dylan, 11, and Carys, seven, was very different.
She told it was her second marriage and she had two children from her ex-husband.
The Supreme Constitutional Court had issued a ruling last July to stop the Higher Administrative Court ruling and supported the ruling [made by] the Appeals Court [which prohibited] second marriage permission because [it contradicted] the teachings of Christianity," said El-Naggar.
Pope Shenouda said that the two agreed on introducing a number of reforms to Christian subjects of the law, such as not granting Christians a second marriage license as well as sorting out adoption procedures for Copts.
In the beginning she shut her mind and ears to the thought of second marriage, in spite of all the advice she recieved.