News: Divorce Rates Skyrocket in India

The International Herald Tribute runs this story about increasing divorce rates in India, a place where arranged marriages are customary and, historically, long-lasting. The reasons for the increase? Women’s financial independence, weakening of taboos, laws permitting divorce, and Western-style expectations of love. Interesting stuff, particularly for Oregon’s large East Indian population.

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One Response to News: Divorce Rates Skyrocket in India

  1. I have heard that India’s divorce rate has doubled to 2% – good for India!

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