Vietnam still has one of the lowest divorce rates in the world, less than a tenth the rate of the U.S., which has one of the highest, according to United Nations data on families. The low rate of divorce was partly explained by the large numbers of Catholics in the Vietnamese community.
Do Vietnamese believe in divorce?
A lot of Vietnamese people nowadays, however, believe that increased financial independence and a more liberal view of divorce has helped couples, especially women, escape unhappy marriages after a short time of living under the same roof. The situation is the same in many other cities and provinces across Vietnam.
Do Vietnamese take husbands last name?
Vietnamese women traditionally keep their surname when they marry (Credit: Leo Chuoi, licensed under CC). So when a woman marries and keeps her surname, its often interpreted as taking a feminist stance against the traditional practice of taking on the husbands surname.
Do Vietnamese change last name?
Order of Vietnamese names: Family Name - Middle Name - Given Name. Vietnamese are addressed by their given name, even in formal situations. Vietnamese women dont change their family name after getting married.
What state has the highest amount of divorces?
Arkansas Arkansas has the highest divorce rate of any state of 10.7 divorces per 1,000.