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31 Jul 2023
Nepal becomes the second country in Asia allowing marriage registration for same sex and other non-traditional couples
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(Newsletter July 2023)

Nepal's Supreme Court recently issued an interim order to the government to put in place a transitional mechanism to ensure marriage registration of same-sex couples and other non-traditional couples. The interim order directs the Office of Prime Minister, the Council of Ministers and other concerned ministries to establish a transitional mechanism ensuring the registration of marriages for non-heterosexual couples by giving rights to marriage to all. 

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