Win for women’s rights as UK puts mothers’ names on marriage certificates

A bride and groom pose for photographs on the Millennium Bridge with St Paul's Cathedral as a backdrop in London, Britain, August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC14B26085F0

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – British couples will be able to include their mothers’ names on their marriage certificate under a change in law hailed as a step forward for women’s rights on Wednesday. Church of England leaders also praised the change, which passed into law this week, saying the previous system demeaned women and […]

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