15 Jul '11, 9am

Marriage going out of fashion in Philippines

Marriage going out of fashion in Philippines

Newly-wedded couples kiss their partners during a mass wedding inside a mall in Paranaque city, metro Manila June 29, 2011. Marriage is losing its lustre for many in the Philippines, with an increasing number of couples starting families out of wedlock. -- PHOTO: REUTERS MANILA - MARRIAGE is losing its lustre for many in the Philippines, with an increasing number of couples starting families out of wedlock, the government census office said on Friday. More than 37 per cent of the 1.78 million babies born in Asia's Roman Catholic outpost in 2008 had unmarried mothers, it said in a statement, citing results of the latest population census. This was 12.5 per cent higher than the previous year, and compared with a 2.0 per cent increase for all births, the census office said. A growing number of Filipinos now treat marriage as an option, rather than a requirement, for starting ...

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