Myanmar women object to proposed restrictions on interfaith marriage

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Buddhist monks pray in Mandalay, Myanmar, where government officials have introduced legislation to restrict the marriages of Buddhist women. RNS photo courtesy Shaun Dunphy/Flickr.

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YANGON, Myanmar (RNS) A draft marriage bill would govern unions between Buddhist women and men of other faiths. After a series of requirements, the marriage could only then take place if no objections were raised.