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Refusing to recognise polygamy in the West: a solution or a soundbite?

Yasmin Rehman
Polygamy in the UK and the West raises many questions and challenges: integration of migrant communities, ensuring adherence to State laws, the role of Sharia courts and balancing freedom of religion and gender equality.

What kind of woman is willing to share her husband?

Jemima Khan
Jemima Khan investigates why more and more Muslim women in Britain are choosing to become “co-wives”. For many divorced, widowed or older women, could polygamy be a practical answer to their problems?