Monday, June 23, 2014
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In a bid to promote equality, and bringing it more into line with other European countries, a proposed new law in Belgium would automatically assign a baby the surnames of both the father and the mother (in that order) instead of only the surname of the father. However, the parents may also choose to give the child the surname of either of the parents, of to have the mother's surname precede that of the father.
Read more in my blog post here.