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Marriage

A legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
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Polygamy has been a sensitive subject in modern Arab societies, which scrutinise it closely.
New Delhi [India] March 5 ( ANI ): A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed on Monday in the Supreme Court demanding to declare Nikah Halala and polygamy as 'unconstitutional'.
Because one segment of polygamy has a sexual abuse problem?
The cleric has even written a book, Christianity at a Crossroads: Between a Rock and a Hard Place, where he argues out his case for polygamy.
In short, there are a host of valid reasons for polygamy in a Muslim society.
Loosely translated as "Let's do polygamy", the Tinder-style dating app has already stirred up controversy since its April launch in Indonesia, where over 80 percent of the 250 million population are Muslim and polygamy is legal.
One woman took a stand against polygamy, calling on others not to allow their husbands to get away with it.
In Zimbabwe, while polygamy is prohibited under the civil law; it is accepted under the customary law.
But according to a study by the Lavi organization, the blind-eye turned to Bedouin polygamy also has serious demographic repercussions for southern Israel.
The practice of polygamy was sanctioned by the Mormon (Latter Day Saints, or LDS) Church from the early days of the religion (in the 1830s) until it was officially ended in 1890.
The First Wife is a meditation on polygamy and the ways women gain and lose agency in both monogamous and polygamous households.