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Children who were born out of wedlock could get birth certificates regardless of who their father is," he said.
It's high time a law was passed that somehow allowed children who are born out of wedlock here to have some kind of documentation, so that when their mothers are deported the children aren't left stranded at the mercy of strangers.
On Tuesday, the Tokyo District Court, while turning down a demand for damages by an unmarried couple and their child from Tokyo, ruled that marking a child born out of wedlock differently in a family registry violates privacy rights.
We computed the ratio of number of children born out of wedlock to number of siblings age 13 and above.
Does this mean we in South Africa subscribe to the view that it is a crime to have a child out of wedlock, and that this crime pertains only to mothers and not to fathers?
It is an appalling state of societytoday that you have written: ``If you introduced a policy of never featuring stories about people whose children were born out of wedlock, your news would be a poor reflection of life in the 21st century''.
She is the second Nigerian woman condemned to death for having sex out of wedlock since Islamic law was introduced in northern states.
Robinson, born out of wedlock, a victim of childhood sexual abuse who was forced to leave her home at the age of 16, has proven her affirmation in her latest book, Yes, You Can: How to Start, Operate, & Grow a Business While Developing Yourself and Pursuing Your Personal Goals (APU Publishing Group, $18).
Apparently, it is not because welfare reenforced the tendency to have children out of wedlock nor because low welfare benefits encouraged dependency at a low standard of living.
The story has all the elements of classic tragedy - a poor wench is seduced by a rich landowner, gives birth to a child out of wedlock, and has to flee from the shame.
Nearly a third of the children born in America last year were born out of wedlock.
Having a child out of wedlock often means a lifetime in poverty.