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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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There was a heated debate about polygamy when lawmakers Chhakka Bahadur Lama and Bijay Subba pointed that polyandry is still practiced in some ethnicity and regions, and opined that ethnic traditions should also be considered while formulating laws.
While requesting PM Modi to include the provisions criminalizing Nikah Halala and Polygamy in the Triple Talaq bill which has been introduced in the Lok Sabha, Maliwal said, "Not just Triple Talaq, but Nikah Halala and Polygamy are also extremely cruel practices that affect a large section of our society."
Al-Tayeb, Sunni Islam's highest authority, said that the issue of polygamy is an injustice to women and it is not the origin of Islam, but it is conditional, adding that polygamy is often practised due to "a lack of understanding of the Quran." His statement came during a weekly televised interview and on his Twitter account.
On Friday, Ahmed al-Tayeb, Sunni Islam's highest authority went on his weekly TV program to call for an overhaul of the way women issues' are being dealt with in addition to addressing one of the most controversial issues among Muslims, such as polygamy.
CAIRO - 17 March 2018: Polygamy always asserts itself as one of the most heated topics, especially in Muslim-majority and Middle Eastern countries, and yet again, the controversy is heating up.
"The Bedouin community is the only place in this country where polygamy is legitimate, out loud, exposed, and no one is ashamed," she said.
Charging women to be magnanimous in sharing their husbands, Ustaz admonished them 'not to deny their husbands polygamy,' but should only pray that the husbands treat all equally in any action taken.
class="MsoNormalSomeone in our group forwarded that video clip and escorted it with his own remarks, singing praises about polygamy. Ladies, what do you think?" he asked and sat back, watching as everyone's status indicated they were furiously typing.
I grew up in a society in which polygamy was the only way to go,' Jirongo said.
THE FACTS: Polygamy is not becoming a common practice in Denmark due to an influx of Muslim immigrants, as some online outlets have reported.
The 41-year-old rubber dealer who married a 11-year-old was fined RM1,800 by the Gua Musang Syariah Subordinate Court over two charges of unauthorised marriage and unapproved polygamy.
Summary: The practices of 'nikah halala' and polygamy are discriminatory, say women's rights groups