They marry as many wifes as they want. It is a response to young Saudi women uninterested in joining a polygamous marriage, older Saudi women divorcees and Saudi men unable or unwilling to support more than one woman. It is when you start wanting the financial and legal benefits of a civil marriage that our laws say no more than one each. This practice was prevailed in Arab culture since centuries only Islam didn't ban it but rather imposed more restrictions in it like limited numbers and mandatory condition of equity among wives. State did not have sufficient resources to look after themThey had to be supported by their close relatives, there was chance of mistreatment of affected persons.
Be careful with this clause because at a later stage the wife not have the option to stay married to the husband if he is interested in a second wife. A man cannot fulfill his responsibilities as a lover or a husband to more than one woman. While there is no denial that in Islam, marrying more than one woman is allowed, there was a reason for this in the past. The — consisting of and — permit for citizens of the territories. Though polygamy is restricted and made punishable under the existing laws, it has long been hidden and prevalent in the country.
The conditions these families live in are inexplicably unfit for human life. A clarification about the rates of spinsterhood in Saudi Arabia According to what was published by GaStat about the marriage and spinsterhood statistics, the General Authority for Statistics would like to clarify some of the data and information that are mentioned in the demographic survey which is the source of these statistics. If the couple don't want to stay together let them divorce and move on. Archived from on 17 August 2016. Some women seek out foreign men, in the hopes that they will not end up in a polygamous marriage.
Either allow polygmy or get raped. Polygamy comes with conditions: Muslims around the world can marry 4 women at a time. Next there are no reliable figures in the middle east on rape as many times women are honor killed for reporting it, beaten, disowned, married off to the rapist, etc. Studies have found that polygmy leads to high crime rates and a defunct society. Saudi women are also banned from driving, and need a male relative's permission to work and travel overseas. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. Amin Daoulah, a cardiologist at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, said in a.
In Oman, polygamy may have died out in most areas up north, but the tradition is alive and well here in Dhofar. Please do not just raise objections but also provide a solution for the other side. Women are not allowed to drive, inherit, divorce or gain custody of children, and cannot socialize with unrelated men. While 68 percent of men had one wife, 19 percent had two, 10 percent had three wives, and three percent had four wives. For forecasted years, the U. The vast majority of Muslim majority sovereign states recognize polygamous marriages: these states span from West Africa to Southeast Asia. Due to fluctuations in the reported data, priority was given to the estimates of certain years.
Archived from on 30 December 2011. I would image the rape numbers to be astronomical in the Middle East but of course that is a taboo subject that women must suffer with as it is her shame that a criminal raped her. But, as age increases rate of polygamous marriages also increases. A wife that has not been given her rights should walk out of the marriage and the divorce decree should be granted to her as swiftly as possible if the violation proves to be right. The modern constitution forbids polygamy; some say it is commonly practiced more often when family economics permit.
Is it really that unusual? In fact, one of his wives Muhammad's cousin, Zainab bint Jash was originally the wife of his step-son Zaid bin Haritha. Will you deny them a chance at snagging a rich husband, and through them, a stable life, just because you believe in 1-1 love? Archived from on 12 November 2008. Predominantly Christian nations usually do not allow polygamy, with a handful of exceptions such as the , Uganda, and. They are only given visas for their stay in the country but then have to leave when the visa expires if it is not renewed. How do you legitimize these results by removing compounding factors like economic status, racial categories and social conditions? Archived from the original on 10 February 2009. Men are marrying in threes and fours and having children in the dozens and more.
Lubna This excuse that the female population in the world is more than the male population, so every male should marry 4 females is such perverted lie. It does and can work. The sex ratio at the time of birth is 1. Women must learn to use their Islamic rights instead of letting ignorance rule the day and later cause problems. If marital relations are strained polygamy is a solution far better than divorce and remarrige. However, Conor Freidersdorf argues in the that legalising polygamy can allegedly lead to higher levels of rape, kidnapping, murder, robbery and assault.
If polygamy is permissible, why not polyandry also. This has given the country the physician density of 2. This means now there are even more females than before, i. On practical side we don't treat one woman right, how are we going to take care of four? Pats : I once worked in the Population statistics, I saw annual counting of households and their members in Karachi , through which I got to know that there was even less than 1% of households with polygamy in Karachi. The main reason being that it is difficulty to pay one electricity bill.
One thing I do know anything to Islam pisses you off. She said that it is the perfect solution for marriages of unmarried women, for men to marry more than one wife. Many Muslim countries do not allow polygamy at all. By 1980, the population had become 9,801,000 an increase of 69. We wanted to look behind the cliché that paints all Saudi women as veiled and therefore victimized. Many men take this as an opportunity to keep more than one wife just because they want to and often little they do to be fair and give all their wives equivalent importance.