Increase in Divorce Rate

Just listing down the different reasons as to why the divorce rate has recently been increasing.

  • Created by: Ahlam
  • Created on: 10-05-13 19:11
Changes in the law
Divorce is made easier to access by the law.
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changes in womens position
1.women have easier access to contraception 2.attitudes towards women have changed 3.rising expectaion of marriage
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Secularisation
There is less religious influence in todays society so that means that individuals can take their own decisions freely.
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Reduced stigama
The attitudes towards divorce are not negative anymore and it is seen as natural or even allowing freedom, so people do not feel bad after divorcing.
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Reduced functions of the family
Government institutions have taken up most of the famil'es function: eg- school socialises children into the cultures and norms of society. Therefore, there is less stress on the pqarents to be in this relationship.
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Increase in life expectancy
People know that they will live for a long time so if they are not happy with their marriage then they can break it and find another partner to live with for therest of their lives.
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changes in womens position

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1.women have easier access to contraception 2.attitudes towards women have changed 3.rising expectaion of marriage

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Secularisation

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Reduced stigama

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Reduced functions of the family

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