Women who follow through on this choice run a high risk of being subjected to honor killings by male family members.
Saudi-Arabia, Syria, Morocco, Jordan, Iraq, Pakistan, Egypt, Afghanistan and the Palestinian Authority retain laws in which violence against women on the grounds of "adultery" is condoned or mitigated by the legal systems.
The exclusion of races dissimilar to one's own is a main feature of sexual racism, however a reluctance to date inter-racially predominantly spans from the discriminatory views often possessed by those in society, as opposed to purely a same-race individual preference.
Moreover, this racial discrimination also deviates into the form of the sexual dehumanisation of individuals of other racial identities.
In many Arabic nations, laws and customs continue to exist which revoke the civil rights of women who marry men not native to the woman's country of birth, or to men who are non-Muslim in particular.
Interracial marriage is a form of exogamy that involves a marriage between spouses who belong to different races.
It was historically a taboo in the United States of America and outlawed in South Africa.
Incredibly, anti-miscegenation laws remained on the books until the latter half of the 20th century, making interracial relationships taboo and posing barriers to mixed-race couples.
A major reason interracial relationships continue to carry stigma is their association with violence.
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