Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Myanmar men may face jail for not marrying pregnant women

Myanmar men may face jail for not marrying pregnant women: Myanmar's government is drafting a law that could see men jailed for up to seven years for getting a woman pregnant but not marrying her, a senior official said on Wednesday.

The provision is part of tough new legislation designed to strengthen women's rights as the country opens up after half a century of military rule.

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