Will The Philippines Finally Legalize Divorce?

The Philippines is one of only two countries in the world where divorce is illegal. This is a huge problem for many reasons.

Join NowThis World Producer Alex Janin as she explores how the Philippines became one the last countries in the world with a ban on divorce, and how that affects its people.

The only other state with a divorce ban is Vatican City - and with a population of under 1,000 made up of mostly nuns and priests, divorce isn’t in very high demand. But in the Philippines, a country with more than 40,000 married couples, more than half the population supports legalizing the practice. 

So when will Filipinos in unhappy marriages finally get the chance to move on?

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