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The Culture of polygamous marriage and Women's Human Rights: The Case of Dir Clan

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dc.contributor.advisor Kedir, Abdualtif
dc.contributor.author Solomon, Sofanit
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-14T10:41:47Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-14T10:41:47Z
dc.date.issued 2016-06
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/14204
dc.description.abstract The study was conducted with the objective of assessing the effect of polygamous marriage towards women. The research was conducted in jijiga, specifically to the Dir clan of Somali. To address the objectives of the study, the paper has looked the cultural justification to the practice of polygamy, the experience of women in polygamous marriage and the limitation of women's right within polygamy. The study has revealed that gender inequalities exist in polygamous marriage and that the practice has caused different pain towards women like psychological, economical and health problems. The research has used qualitative research method and contains both primary and secondary sources. Semi-structure in depth interviews were used to obtain relevant information from participant. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject polygamous marriage,women's right en_US
dc.title The Culture of polygamous marriage and Women's Human Rights: The Case of Dir Clan en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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