Polygamy/Polygyny and Islam



Why is Polygamy allowed in Islam


FATWAS

Having a Second Wife in Western Countries

Polygamy and Polyandry

Polygamy between Islam and the West

Why Did the Prophet Have So Many Wives?

Questioning Polygamy




NEWS
06/06/06 Bangladeshis Pay Polygamy Tax
04/04/06 The ideas interview: Phyllis Chesler
14/01/06 Chechen leader backs polygamy - Guardian
30/08/05 The hidden wives of Turkey
29/08/05 Busy wife promotes polygamy in Egypt
12/08/05 Private wives - Guardian
29/03/05 Ugandan 'polygamy' bill protest
08/07/04 Indonesia and the polygamy stir-fry: why men need more than one wife
22/06/04 Irish ban on polygamy
22/07/03 Gambian freeze on polygamy
14/01/03 Malaysian polygamy law under review
04/10/02 Tajik Women Want Polygamy Legalised
12/05/01 Stop Polygamy in India
30/04/01 Polygamy main cause of Divorce in Saudi
13/05/00 Polygamy Common In Turkmenistan, But Still Illegal




POLYGAMY AMONG NON MUSLIMS

Polygamy in Chinese culture

The Canadian Home of Polygamy

Polygamy and Sikhism

Polygamy in Hinduism




POLYGAMY AMONG NON MUSLIMS NEWS
23/11/06 Leader of polygamist sect forced girl into marriage at 14, court hears
21/11/06 Husband and wives
02/09/06 She was working as a waitress in a cocktail bar. Then she met Warren Buffet
30/08/06 Fugitive sect leader's reign of fear ended by traffic violation
19/07/06 America's most wanted: The man with eighty wives
11/06/06 Open relationships: One lover is never enough
11/06/06 Fears of new Waco as FBI hunt for Svengali leader of polygamy cult
10/05/06 Organised-crime investigation into American polygamous sect
19/04/06 Self-styled biblical king Philip Sharp wields a messianic power over seven 'wives' and five children at their home in Sussex
18/04/06 Convert and remarry?
27/02/06 The march of the Mormons
13/11/05 Forget monogamy and swinging. We're seriously polyamorous - Observer
01/11/05 1.5m Chinese 'descendants of one man'
30/06/05 Hellfire and sexual coercion: the dark side of American polygamist sects
14/06/05 The lost boys, thrown out of US sect so that older men can marry more wives
03/03/05 Jathedar Iqbal Singh: Polygamy Acceptable
28/09/04 Hong Kong: Tycoon, concubine engage in battle over her legal rights
31/10/03 Two brides-in-one for Indian groom
02/04/03 Indian state amends bigamy law
18/11/02 Swazi polygamy under spotlight
12/06/01 Bigamy row in Colombia
12/05/01 Utah versus 1 man, 5 wives, 25 children - Guardian
06/05/00 Hindu men can't hide behind Islam for bigamy: SC
07/01/95 Hong Kong Targets Its Two-Family Men




SEE ALSO

The Rick A. Ross Institute archive on Polygamy in USA and Canada


RELATED SECTIONS

Marriage in Islam

Mutah/Mut'ah/Temporary Marriage in Islam

Mesyar/Misyar Marriage

Wife in Islam

Women in Islam

Matrimonial Services

Talaq (Divorce)

Family Planning in Islam

Ghusl (Bathing)








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