There is an interesting tradition during a Yazidi wedding; hitting the bride with an apple. This comes from ancient times, when the future groom, in order to ‘mark’ his chosen one, would throw apples towards the future bride. The tradition is ubiquitous even nowadays.
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Each year around 2000 gender-based and sex-selective abortions take place in Armenian families. Armenia ranks the 3rd place in the world, according to this index. and there are reasons for that.