Entry #188: Same-sex marriage in Japan

Original entry by bradcoffey106 bradcoffey106 ()

RegionJapan
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusUnrecognized
Start DateMay 3, 1947
End Datenow
DescriptionArticle 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis".
Sourceshttp://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/constitution_and_government_of_japan/constitution_e.html


1 Revisions

1. Revision #536 ( by vviet93)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value (Original)
ValueUnrecognizedUnrecognized, only same-sex marriage official
NoteArticle 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that "marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis".Article 24 of the Japanese Constitution states that \"marriage shall be based only on the mutual consent of both sexes and it shall be maintained through mutual cooperation with the equal rights of husband and wife as a basis\".