September 25, 2013

Women’s rights activist Phyllis Chesler describes her life in Afghanistan in the 1960s.

In a new book, An American Bride in Kabul, Phyllis Chesler writes about five months she spent in […]
September 5, 2012

In the UK, Muslim immigrants with more than one wife will see an increase in their social welfare benefits beginning in 2013, when reforms to the British welfare system come into effect.

Muslim immigrants with more than one wife will see an increase in their social welfare benefits beginning in […]
June 4, 2012

The BBC profiles Muslim women who are victims of polygamy.

The BBC profiles Muslim women who are victims of polygamy. Via:[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-18252958]
June 4, 2012

Six out of ten mosques in Sweden gave women advice about how to deal with spousal abuse and polygamy that contradicted Swedish law, a media investigation has revealed.

Six out of ten mosques in Sweden gave women advice about how to deal with spousal abuse and […]
September 28, 2011

British reporter investigates how Muslim men in polygamous marriages can exploit the government benefits system in the UK: political leaders call for reforms

Reporter Sue Reid, assisted by Pakistani-born Baroness Flather, investigates how Muslim men in polygamous marriages can exploit the […]
September 28, 2011

A growing number of young British Muslims are taking second or third wives in an unexpected revival of polygamy

A growing number of young British Muslims are taking second or third wives in an unexpected revival of […]
May 24, 2011

Turkish counselor advocates polygamy

A Turkish family consultant says legalizing polygamy would protect women who are already involved in what are in […]
April 1, 2011

Polygamy: More Common Than You Think

Rose McDermott writes that one way Islamic polygamists circumvent technical restrictions is by getting their governments to support […]
March 8, 2011

Women in polygamous marriages suffering psychological torture

Although Islam permits men taking more than one wife, the issue of polygamy remains a controversial one with […]
December 8, 2010

Polygamy’s many wives don’t capture ‘market value’

Economist Shoshana Grossbard admits she was naive when she did her doctoral thesis on polygamy more than 30 […]
October 26, 2010

Survey reveals Muslim attitudes to polygamy

SingleMuslim dot com, an online interactive community of more than 500,000 members seeking potential marriage partners, recently polled […]
July 23, 2010

Polygamy makes for unhappy families: Malaysian study

Men in polygamous relationships find it difficult to meet the needs of all their wives and children, and […]
June 9, 2010

French Muslim ‘polygamist’ charged with welfare fraud

A French Muslim butcher at the centre of a firestorm over polygamy was charged on Wednesday with welfare […]
June 2, 2010

France to bar polygamy, sharia on Mayotte islands

New polygamous marriages and sharia courts will be banned on France’s Indian Ocean territory of Mayotte when it […]
May 2, 2010

Some profit from wives despite French polygamy ban

Experts say polygamy in France can also be linked to fraud, where husbands hijack a generous social welfare […]
February 7, 2010

Muslim man demands right to bring second wife to Ireland

A Muslim man has gone to the High Court in Ireland demanding that he be allowed bring in […]
January 5, 2010

Malaysian Polygamy Club Draws Criticism

While polygamy is legal in predominantly Muslim Malaysia, the Ikhwan Polygamy Club club has come under fire from […]
October 24, 2008

Radical Imam in Netherlands pleads for Polygamy

[Translated]: The controversial Imam Jneid Fawaz of the orthodox As-Shoennah Mosque in the Hague provides his followers advice […]
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