Origins of Polygamy in Igbo culture and how it has impacted Women
This thought process led to the practice of Polygamy.
Women are now sought of as property and an increase in status in the Igbo tribe.
Originally Polygamy was a way to create peace with conflicting territorial nations.
Used marriage with others families to resolve conflicts.
Women having little or no voice in their patriarchal society.
Women are usually blamed for the child's misgivings.
Led to the creation of Women Organizations, for the purpose of representing the women.
Women are seen as status symbols, for a man who can afford more bride-prices
Of People in Africa are Women.
12 out of the 36 Nigerian states recognize polygamous marriages as being equivalent to monogamous marriages
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