“…End stigma of cousin marriage…”

“…A Perth-based researcher has called for an end to the stigma surrounding marriage between cousins – after uncovering evidence that the health risks have been greatly exaggerated.

Murdoch University adjunct professor Alan Bittles has shed new light on the consequences of intra-familial marriages, which he says are on the rise in Australia due to increased migration.

Bittles has sought to address common misconceptions of same-blood marriage, from a social, medical and religious perspective -

- in a new book based on 35 years of research…”

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End stigma of cousin marriage: researcher | Stuff.co.nz.

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