Muslim women in India struggle with a host of challenges, such as widespread poverty and lack of access to education. Arbitrary divorce was only one of many injustices.
The abolition of 'instant divorce' practice in India highlights how Muslim women are successfully and progressively changing gender rights.
What are the implications of the 'instant divorce' ban in India? Will it provoke a wider re-evaluation of India's Muslim family laws, that affect millions of women?
Daughters across the US feel like their relationship with their father was damaged by their parents' divorce. Here are steps daughters can take to repair that relationship.
Research shows that married women tend not to relate as much to other women. This makes a big difference when a woman is on the ballot.
India's Supreme Court could soon rule to abolish "triple talaq", a practice that allows Muslim men to divorce their wives instantaneously and discriminates against women.
Parental separation substantially raises the risk of homelessness by the age of 30 for girls and boys, but only boys are affected by a break-up after the age of 12.
We've known for years that childhood trauma can have lifelong effects on our health. It's time for medicine and public health to start addressing the problem head-on.
Bertha Lawson alleged that her husband, celebrated poet Henry Lawson, was habitually cruel and drunk.
Couples filing for divorce have an incentive to pin the blame for marriage breakdown on one person. This should stop.
It is time to understand what parental alienating behaviors are so that we don't allow them to be used to hurt others anymore.
New research used a method that predicts divorce to pick up the signs that an employee will stay or leave their job.
Separating couples who use the family law system generally have a positive experience - but for a troubled minority, there is still much work to be done.
Adding to the trauma of a relationship breaking down, families can find themselves caught in a tangle of state and commonwealth laws.
It's tempting to look back nostagically when thinking about the idea of the "family", but the evidence shows that it's strong, functional and flourishing.
What does a modern Australian family look like and how does it compare with 10, 20 or even 30 years ago?
The 'apostolic exhortation' calls for greater understanding of divorced couples, but falls short of allowing them a full life within the church.
When it comes to cheating, humans are not alone in the animal world.
Spouses can no longer get away with lying about their assets in divorce cases.
Every generation in the last 150 years has seen in Australia a contest over marriage which reflects shifting positions on its defining features, and its associated rights and obligations.