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The rise of divorce, separation, and cohabitation in the Philippines - Jeofrey Abalos

Tuesday, 11th July 2017

“What God has put together let no man put asunder”. This biblical quote is frequently heard among Filipinos, particularly among the older generations, to discourage young people from leaving an unsatisfactory marriage. The indissolubility of marriage is also strongly advocated by the Catholic Church, to which 80% of Filipinos belong.

Click here to read the full article by School of Demography PhD Candidate Jeofrey Abalos, published on IUSSP's online news Magazine July 10, 2017.

Updated: 11 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Head, School of Demography / Page Contact:  Website Administrator