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Same-sex unions across the world

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2011-06-15

It has been a polarising issue in some countries such as the US, one that threatens to erupt during campaign seasons. FRANCE 24 takes a look at the status of same-sex unions across the globe.

The official recognition of same-sex unions started in northern European nations before spreading to several other countries across the continent and eventually crossing the Atlantic. But a gay couple’s right to marriage remains fraught and contested in several countries.

Same-sex unions around the globe

 

 

 

Date created : 2011-06-15

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