Africa

African polygamy: Past and present

  James Fenske 09 November 2013 Several theories link polygamy to poverty. Polygamy is concentrated in west Africa and has declined in recent decades. Geographic variation in women’s agricultural productivity does not predict differences in the prevalence of polygamy, but historical inequality and exposure to the slave trade do. Although […]

Al-Azhar University

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Al-Azhar” redirects here. For other uses, see Al-Azhar (disambiguation). Al-Azhar University جامعة الأزهر (الشريف) Jāmiʻat al-Azhar (al-Sharīf) Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo Egypt Type Public Established 970~972 – madrasa 1961 – university status Religious affiliation Sunni Islam President Usama al-Abd Location Cairo, Egypt 30°02′45″N31°15′45″ECoordinates: 30°02′45″N 31°15′45″E […]

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