Restrictions to the Autonomy in Family Law. Polygamy


Privacy, Autonomy, and Whether States Should Regulate Family Relations”1

  1. Introduction to the issue raised.

The issue giving rise to our research is whether the State, on the basis of the principles of privacy, autonomy and freedom of religion, is under the obligation to regulate and accept any type of marriage that the intending spouses are willing to enter into, either monogamist or polygamist.

To answer this question, we are going to evaluate the issue from the perspective of the human rights, making a comparison with the answers given in the context of the marriage between same sex couples…