polygamy

Polygamy bill allows Kenyan men many wives Kenya’s parliament passed a bill allowing men to have a limitless number of wives, irritating women’s rights groups.

by Malkhadir Muhumed Nairobi, Kenya – Kenyan men have practiced polygamy, or plural marriage, as far back as they can remember. In fact, the country has produced Ancentus Akuku Ogwela, who married 130 wives, and, when he died at 92, left behind 210 children.But a new marriage bill that gives […]

Polygamy bill allows Kenyan men many wives Kenya’s parliament passed a bill allowing men to have a limitless number of wives, irritating women’s rights groups.

by Malkhadir Muhumed Nairobi, Kenya – Kenyan men have practiced polygamy, or plural marriage, as far back as they can remember. In fact, the country has produced Ancentus Akuku Ogwela, who married 130 wives, and, when he died at 92, left behind 210 children.But a new marriage bill that gives […]

Polygyny: What Was I Thinking?

By Aishah Schwartz American Writer, Activist & Photojournalist Monday, 30 December 2013 Introduction As we continue exploring polygyny in this series for OnIslam, I decided to freely share with readers that I am not embarking upon a discussion of the subject off the top of my head, or as the […]