What’s Wrong with Polygamy? | Asian Network Reports

Polygamy is a growing practice amongst British Muslims. It's cited as among the top 10 reasons why an increasing number of marriages result in divorce, according to Sharia Council.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 25'26''
  • Broadcast year: 2011
Curriculum Connection
  • Sociology | How are family life and relationships changing? | Nuclear families, extended families, lone parent families, reconstituted families, same-sex families, non-family households, lone-person households. Family life and diversity: emerging family types, trends in marriage, divorce and cohabitation. Demographic changes: birth rate, family size, age at marriage, age of childbearing, ageing population.

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Asian Network
  • Programme: Asian Network Reports
  • Series: Special Reports
  • Episode: What's Wrong with Polygamy?