5 Countries Where Women Have Been Allowed To Marry More Than One Husband

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Some people think it’s only men that have the habit of polygamy in nature, but that is not true. There are some countries and religions that allow women to get married to multiple partners or husbands.

In some countries, women are free to be polyandry, which means getting married to two or more men at the same time.

Here Are 5 Countries Where Women Are Allowed To Marry More Than One Husband. 

1. India 

India is a country with many tribes and some tribes practice polyandry where women are allowed to marry more than 2 men.

In some part of the north India region, some people who live their practice of polyandry, where women are allowed to marry more than 2 men. 

Where 5 brothers got married to a woman named draupadi, the daughter of king panchala. It stands as a tradition in some part of India today, where people practice polyandry.

2. China.

China is another country where the practice of polyandry is common among the people of Tibet in the northern part of China. By this practice, two brothers can marry the same woman. Mostly this practice is encouraged when the family is poor, and they can’t divide or separate their properties. They tend to marry one wife, so they can keep sharing things in common.

3. South America.

In South America, some tribes practiced polyandry, which is 70% of amazonian culture women are allowed to get married to two brothers or multiple partners.

4. Nigeria.

Although this is not common in the Nigeria culture, but there are tribes in Nigeria that allow polyandry where a woman can get married to multiple husbands.

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This tribe called Irigwe is located in the northern part of Nigeria. This people practice such a culture whereby women get married to multiple husbands. Such a marriage ended in the year 1968.

5. Kenya.

In the year 2013 Kenya witnesses a polyandry marriage where two men decided to get married to the same woman they both fell in love with. It was also reported that there are some cases of polyandry marriages in the people of Kenyan…..See More 

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