Question: How common is polygamy in Dubai?

Is polygamy common in Dubai?

Polygamy is legal in the UAE, though uncommon. A Muslim male may have up to four wives, provided he can offer equal support and treatment to all.

How common is polygamy in Arabs?

That survey, in fact, found that incidence of polygamy was the least among Muslims, with just 5.7% of the community likely to practice it.

How many wives do Emirates have?

Family and divorce laws in the United Arab Emirates Men, as per Islam, can marry up to four wives if they can support them all equally.

How many marriages are allowed in Dubai?

As with polygyny in Islam in general, men are allowed up to four wives, and women are not permitted multiple husbands.

What are the requirements to get married in Dubai?

Marriage contract needs to be registered in a Sharia court in the UAE. Legal age for marriage is 18 Hijri years; otherwise, the judges approval is required. A spouses age should not be twice the other; otherwise, the judges approval is sought. A premarital screening certificate is needed.

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