Desperate women are seeking refuge from war in arranged marriages, despite reports of abuse.
New legislation offering protection to people in common-law relationships is long overdue.
Women just can't catch a break: new research has shown that the rate of a woman's wage growth slows after she gets married, whereas men's increases.
Experts blame the economic crisis and changing social attitudes for the decline in weddings among young Europeans, as well as the falling birth rate.
Muslim women today have social networking, matrimonial sites, samoosa runs and matchmakers to help find the right husband. But it's still not easy.
The 20-year deadlock has been broken. The next step is to designate women as marriage officers, write Fatima Seedat and Farhana Ismail.
In a bold step the American president has openly stated his full support for same-sex unions.
A study by the Pew Research Centre reported more people are accepting the view that wedding bells aren't needed to have a family.
One of my favourite Bible passages is taken from the book of Ruth, Chapter 1; 16-17. It's often read at weddings and always brings me to tears.
A Taiwan woman is so good at matchmaking that in the past 30 years, she had helped 573 couples tie the knot, a newspaper said on Sunday.
A Japanese firm has begun accepting reservations for couples who really want to make the big leap -- by blasting into space to exchange wedding vows.
Do not rely on common law to provide you with protection in the case of death or separation, writes Maya Fisher-French.