Topics Provision for matrimonial equality

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Gives both spouses the same rights in marriage and family law. This is a separate issue from the general guarantee of gender equality.


Rights and Duties


family; gender; women's rights

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for matrimonial equality?