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Le principe d'égalité en droit béninois de la famille

Abstract : Equality invested field of Benin family law for over a decade. It has enabled the removal of legal and judicial pluralism that existed until 2004. It also allowed the suppression of polygamy and loyalty has become an obligation to a single joint. Discrimination in the appreciation and punishment of adultery also disappeared. The marital power and its corollary, the inability of married women were also removed from the Beninese law. The children now have an almost equal protection of the law regardless of their gender few and origin of their affiliations.Despite the openness of family law to equality, there remain significant gray areas. These include the name of the spouses, the name of the transmission to children, acquisition and transmission of nationality, the choice of the marital home and the waiting period.Besides these inequalities, social changes and medical advances are a stepping stone for new claims of equality. It is possible to predict, in the very near future, the organization of a status of concubinage, struggles for marriage of homosexuals and transsexuals under the principle of equality. Similarly, the right to abortion and the right to the child might have the same bases.
Keywords : Equality Rights Family
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Simone Honvou. Le principe d'égalité en droit béninois de la famille. Droit. Université Paris-Est; Université d'Abomey-Calavi (Bénin), 2016. Français. ⟨NNT : 2016PESC0049⟩. ⟨tel-01757550⟩



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