Ethics and Belief key words

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Cohabitation
To live together in a sexual relationship without being married or in a civil partnership
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Adultery
Voluntary sexual imtercourse between a married person and a person who is not their spouse
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Interfaith
Two people from different religions marrying one another
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Nikah
A simple marriage ceremony in which a man and women declare their commitment to each other
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Divorce
To legally end a marriage
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Commitment
A sense of dedication and obligation to someone or something
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Contraception
Methods used to prevent a women from becoming pregnant during or following sexual intercourse
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Gender equality
People of all genders enjoying the same rights and opportunities in all aspects of their lives
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Separation
Deciding to live separately
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Annulment
A legal way of ending a marriage in the Catholic Church, a couple must prove that their marriage was never legally valid
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Arranged marriage
Parents choose a suitable partner for their son or daughter (Muslim)
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Remarriage
When a person who has previously divorced decides to marry again
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Celibacy
When a person decides never to have a sexual relationship
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Promiscuity
Having a number of casual sexual relationships
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Fidelity
Two people being sexually faithful to each other
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Procreation
Reproduction
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Chasity
When a person doesn’t participate in a sexual relationship until marriage
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Natural contraception
Abstaining from sex during the time in a month when the women is most fertile and thus most likely to conceive
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Artificial contraception
Man made forms of contraception such as the contraceptive pill, condoms or injections
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Aquinas natural laws (5)
1. Preservation of the innocent 2. Continuation of humans through reproduction 3. Education of children 4. To live in society 5. To worship god
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Censorship
The practice of suppressing a limiting access to materials considered obscene, offensive or a threat to security
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Discrimination
Treating people differently because of prejudice e.g racism
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Extremism
Believing in and supporting ideas that are very far from what most people consider correct or reasonable
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Human rights
The basic entitlement of all human beings given to them simply because they are human
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Personal conviction
Something a person strongly feels or believes in
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Prejudice
Pre judging someone to be inferior without a reason
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Relative poverty
A standard of poverty measured in relation to the standards of a society in which a person lives e.g living on x% of average income
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Absolute poverty
An acute state of deprivation. Where a human can not access basic human needs
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Social justice
Promoting a fair society by challenging injustice and valuing diversity. Ensuring everyone has equal access to what they need
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Voluntary sexual imtercourse between a married person and a person who is not their spouse

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Adultery

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Two people from different religions marrying one another

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Card 4

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A simple marriage ceremony in which a man and women declare their commitment to each other

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Card 5

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To legally end a marriage

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