“Here, men are often discouraged from consummating their first marriage, and shamed if they fail to conceive a child in their second.”
Ziona, the late leader of a polygamous Christian sect in India, is survived by 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren.
The ceremony was unconventional and the dowry was negligible.
It's all about mainstreaming an idea.
"I don't think much about his first wife or her feelings. All I care about is being a good wife to my husband."
The rise of sites offering men "halal" loopholes to premarital sex are eroding women's rights in the world's largest Muslim-majority country.
Winston Blackmore has supposedly fathered 148 children. He wants to launch a constitutional challenge to Canada’s polygamy laws
The BC Supreme Court has ruled that Canada’s polygamy law, even though it does violate the constitutional freedom of religion, is justified because the practice harms children and society.
For the first time, members of the country's most notorious polygamist colony were found guilty of taking their 13-year-old daughter to the US for sexual purposes.
With British Columbia polygamists on trial, we spoke to a woman who left the church but fought to keep her family together.
Bountiful, British Columbia, has been in the news for an ongoing child trafficking trial, but the fundamentalist Mormon settlement is also home to a small group of women leaders who defy stereotypes.
In the Order, a fundamentalist polygamous Mormon sect, brides wear white, recite vows, and join hands with their groom's previous wives.