Dating a non muslim woman
Although there are changes, it is still banned in many Muslim societies.
While the law permits a Muslim man to marry a non-Muslim woman, it does not allow a Muslim woman to marry a non-Muslim man without proof of his conversion to Islam. Tunisia is one of the few Muslim majority countries where Muslim women are allowed to marry non-Muslims.
Love Jihad, also called Romeo Jihad, is an alleged activity under which young Muslim boys and men are said to reportedly target young girls belonging to non-Muslim communities for conversion to Islam by feigning love.
Official investigations in Uttar Pradesh had found no credence in allegations of Love Jihad that had been brought before them, with state police chief A. Banerjee stating that, "In most cases we found that a Hindu girl and Muslim boy were in love and had married against their parents' will.
Islamic marriage rules between Muslim men and non-Muslim women are regulated by Islamic principles.
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In parts of the diaspora, interfaith marriages between Muslim women and non-Muslims take place at substantial rates, in contradiction to the sharia consensus.
For example, in the United States, about 10% of Muslim women are married to non-Muslims.
In some diaspora societies, interfaith marriages between Muslims and non-Muslims take place at substantial rates, including marriages that contradict the sharia consensus.
For example, in the United States, about one in ten Muslim women are married to non-Muslims, including about one in six Muslim women under 40 and about 20% of Muslim women who describe themselves as less devoutly religious.