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Focus on shariah family laws first, urges Sisters in Islam

Putrajaya urged to end child marriages by standardising minimum age of marriage in all states.

Grand imam of Egypt’s Al-Azhar calls polygamy an ‘injustice’

The practice of polygamy is said to be the result of 'a lack of understanding of the Koran and the tradition of the Prophet,' says Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb.

Look after women, don’t make polygamy easier, say activists

Sisters in Islam says it would be better for the Perak government to enact laws compelling husbands to pay nafkah than to make it easier for them to have more than one wife.

Perak plans to make polygamy easier for Muslim men

State exco Asmuni Awi says the shariah court will have the discretion on whether to compel the first wife to appear in court.

We’re in a polygamous marriage and it’s wonderful, 4 women tell...

The four working women, who look upon it as a religious obligation, say they have more time to pursue their careers or hobbies.

Two’s company, three’s a crowd, five’s a harem

Both men and women have a role to play in marriage, which means that women have rights, just as men have responsibilities.

The good wife, according to PAS’ women chief

Nuridah Mohd Salleh says she has no problem with polygamy which is a God-given right to men.

Polygamy dating app draws criticism in Indonesia

It has attracted more than 56,000 members since its launch in April.

Kedah polygamy rule a gift to dishonest men, says SIS

'The state is encouraging dishonesty and injustice to first wives.'

Don’t ignore shariah law in legalising second marriages, Kedah urged

PKR’s Zuraida Kamaruddin says there are processes for Muslim men to follow for legalising a second marriage.

Two Canadian men convicted of polygamy in landmark ruling

The two men are senior figures in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), a polygamist religious sect that broke away from the Mormon Church.

Treating women as breeding machines

Woe to Kelantan's women if the state government goes ahead with its proposals to make it easy for men to have polygamous marriages.

Perlis to make it easier to register Muslim marriages done abroad

Non-Perlis residents could also have access to the facility provided they stay in the state for more than three days.