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Divorce Is Prohibited In The Philippines, But Moves Are Underway To Legalize It

The Philippines is one of only two countries where divorce remains illegal. But a new bill permitting it has passed the House. A recent survey found 53 percent of Filipinos favor allowing divorce.

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Divorce Is Prohibited In The Philippines, But Moves Are Underway To Legalize It

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