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Why do women still change their names?

In many parts of the world women take the name of their husbands when they get married. This tradition is very old, and many believe it is no longer a relevant or appropriate practice in the modern world. So why do women still take their husbands names?

Fearing sitgmatisation from appearing "too feminist" causes women to change their surnames

Women see changing their surnames as a harmless tradition

Public perceptions pressure women into changing their surnames

Toxic masculinity means that men are less willing to change their surnames

This page was last edited on Thursday, 19 Nov 2020 at 19:45 UTC