Same-sex marriage Current Affairs, GK & News
Voters in Switzerland decided to legalize same-sex marriage on September 26, 2021. It makes Switzerland one of the last countries in Western Europe to do so. Key Points Apart from opening up the option of marriage to all couples, government also approved an amendment to Switzerland’s marriage law which was put to voters in a ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
On May 17, Taiwan has become the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage with the passage of legislation giving gay couples the right to marry. Lawmakers comfortably passed part of a bill that would allow gay couples to enter into exclusive permanent unions and apply for marriage registration with government agencies. The vote allows ..
On May 17, 2019 in a landmark decision, Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage thus giving gay couples the ‘Right to Marry’. Key Highlights About: The Taiwanese parliament took the historic step by passing a law in favour of same-sex couples and allowing them to form ‘exclusive permanent unions’. Features: ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: Exclusive Permanent Unions’ • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia • LGBTQ • LGBTQ Rights • People's Republic of China • PRC • Republic of China • Right to Marry • Same-sex marriage • SCS • South China Sea • Taiwan • Tsai Ing-wen
Bermuda has become the world’s first country to legalise and then repeal same-sex marriage. The governor of the British island territory John Rankin approved a bill reversing the right of gay couples to marry, despite 2017 Supreme Court ruling that authorized same-sex marriage. It is a step towards seeking to balance opposition to same-sex marriage ..
‘Food Price Volatility and Agriculture’: Action Plan on Agriculture, G-20 prepared with it Agriculture Ministers of G-20 Nations in Paris decided to launch 3 initiatives from September 2011 To boost global farm production and exchange information regularly on key crops Action Plan includes suggestions to deal with instability in food prices and improve farm production ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2011