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Outline Of Relationships

Outline Of Relationships The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to interpersonal relationships. Interpersonal relationship – association between two or more people; this association may be based on limerence, love, solidarity, regular business interactions, or some other type of social commitment. Interpersonal relationships are formed in the...

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Interpersonal Relationship

Interpersonal Relationship An interpersonal relationship is a strong, deep, or close association or acquaintance between two or more people that may range in duration from brief to enduring. This association may be based on inference, love, solidarity, support, regular business interactions, or some other type of social connection or commitment. Interpersonal relationships thrive through equitable and...

Men’s Rights Movement

Men’s Rights Movement The men’s rights movement (MRM) consists of a variety of groups and individuals who focus on general social issues and specific government services which they claim adversely impact, or in some cases structurally discriminate against, men. Common topics debated within the men’s rights movement include family law, parenting,...

Reproductive Rights

Reproductive Rights Reproductive rights are legal rights and freedoms relating to reproduction and reproductive health that vary amongst countries around the world.[1] The World Health Organization defines reproductive rights as follows: Reproductive rights rest on the recognition of the basic right of all couples and individuals to decide freely and responsibly the number, spacing and timing of their children and...

Stepfamily

What Is A Stepfamily? A stepfamily, blended family, or bonus family, is a family where at least one parent has children that are not genetically related to the other spouse or partner. Either parent, or both, may have children from previous relationships. Children in a stepfamily may live with one biological...

Father

What Is A Father? A father is the male parent of a child. Besides the paternal bonds of a father to his children, the father may have a parental, legal, and social relationship with the child that carries with it certain rights and obligations. An adoptive father is a male who has become the child’s parent...

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Parent

What Is A Parent? A parent is a caregiver of the offspring in their own species. In humans, a parent is the caretaker of a child (where “child” refers to offspring, not necessarily age). A biological parent is a person whose gamete resulted in a child, a male through the sperm, and a female through the ovum. Biological parents are first-degree...

Compulsory Sterilization

Compulsory Sterilization Compulsory sterilization, also known as forced or coerced sterilization, programs are government policies which force people to undergo surgical or other sterilization. The reasons governments implement sterilization programs vary in purpose and intent.[1] In the first half of the 20th century, several such programs were instituted in countries around the world, usually as...

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Marriage Law

Marriage Law Marriage law refers to the legal requirements that determine the validity of a marriage, and which vary considerably among countries. Summary table Country/territory Civil marriages Religious marriages Customary marriages Divorce Same-sex marriages Polygamous marriages  Afghanistan Foreigners only Recognized N/A Legal Unrecognized Legal [a]  Albania Performed Not recognized Not recognized Legal Unrecognized...

Family Honor

What Is Family Honor? Family honor (or honour) is an abstract concept involving the perceived quality of worthiness and respectability that affects the social standing and the self-evaluation of a group of related people, both corporately and individually.[1][2] The family is viewed as the main source of honor and the community highly values the relationship between honor...

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Violence Against Women

Violence Against Women Violence against women (VAW), also known as gender-based violence and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) are violent acts the victims of which are primarily or exclusively women or girls. Such violence is often considered a form of hate crime, committed against women or girls specifically because they are female. VAW...

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Women In Christianity

Women In Christianity The roles of women in Christianity can vary considerably today as they have varied historically since the third century New Testament church. This is especially true in marriage and in formal ministry positions within certain Christian denominations, churches, and parachurch organizations. Many leadership roles in the organized church have been...

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Parental Abuse By Children

Parental Abuse By Children Abuse of parents by their children, also known as child-to-parent violence (CPV),[1] is a form of domestic violence, and is one of the most under-reported and under-researched subject areas in the field of psychology. Parents are quite often subject to levels of childhood aggression in excess of normal childhood aggressive outbursts, typically...

Bride Price

What Is A Bride Price? Bride price, bridewealth,[1] or bride token, is money, property, or other form of wealth paid by a groom or his family to the family of the woman he will be married to or is just about to marry. Bride price can be compared to dowry, which is paid to the groom, or used by the bride to...

Woman’s Creed

Woman’s Creed I believe in God who created woman and man in God’s own image who created the world and gave both sexes the care of the earth. I believe in Jesus, child of God, chosen of God born of the woman Mary who listed to women and liked them...

Mahr

What Is A Mahr? In Islam, a mahr (مهر‎, مهريه‎, Mehir also mehr, meher, mehrieh or mahriyeh) is a mandatory payment, in the form of money or possessions paid by the groom, to the bride at the time of marriage.[1] While the mahr is often money, it can also be anything agreed upon by the bride such as...

Dowry

What Is A Dowry? A dowry is a transfer of parental property, gifts, or money at the marriage of a daughter.[1] Dowry contrasts with the related concepts of bride price and dower. While bride price or bride service is a payment by the groom or his family to the bride’s parents, dowry is the wealth transferred from the bride’s...

Dower

What Is A Dower? Dower is a provision accorded by law, but traditionally by a husband or his family, to a wife for her support in the event that she should become widowed. It was settled on the bride (being gifted into trust) by agreement at the time of the wedding, or as provided by...

Social Relationships

Social Relationships Although we humans are definitely individual souls, unlike social animals such as ants, bees, and herds, we are also at least as social as any other creatures. In the later stages of evolution hominids adapted by cooperating with each other as families and in small groups. When humans...

Work–life Balance

Work–life Balance Work–life balance is the lack of opposition between work and other life roles. It is the state of equilibrium in which demands of personal life, professional life, and family life are equal. Work–life balance consists of, but it is not limited to, flexible work arrangements that allow employees to...

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