group marriage


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group marriage

n
(Sociology) an arrangement in which several males live together with several females, forming a conjugal unit
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Held during the UAE's Year of Tolerance, the group marriage is another sign of the nation's commitment to celebrating different cultures, offering a place where people from all over the world can feel at home.
Yogi Adityanath further stated that Rs 51,000 will be given to a couple under the Chief Minister Group Marriage Scheme, which was earlier set at Rs 35,000.
In the group marriage that took place last week, guests were given only chocolates and there was no any food served to cut the cost.
(13) Of those who advocate for the civil recognition of plural marriage, few recognize that any laws legitimating such behavior must promote equality among the multiple spouses, and should also treat polygamy as a series of dyadic marriages between the husband and each of his successive wives, rather than one group marriage. (14) Such an approach must address and attempt to curtail the inherent patriarchy in as-practiced polygyny while embracing the actual religious and social structure of the majority of practicing polygamists.
One of these is referred to as Group Marriage or polyamorous relationships.
He also appreciated a proposal of arranging group marriage ceremonies of deserving couples hailing from FATA and hoped that the initiative; the first of its kind in FATA, will be fully availed.
Many other forms of marriage, such as polygamy and group marriage have been practiced but the results have not been very significant.
Al Kashf stated that this blessed group marriage sponsored by Emirates ID and Marriage Fund, reflects the fruitful cooperation between the Fund and various sectors of the society aimed at encouraging marriage between Emirati couples and establish the future generation that will be loyal and loving to their generous country and leaders, and save its property and assets.
The campaign group Marriage Equality, set up to support Katherine and Ann Louise in their legal case, has been actively campaigning to achieve full equality.
Almarai also supported the Bin Baz Charitable Project to assist young men with limited means in marriage and facilitated the biggest group marriage in the Kingdom.
This DVD takes you back to the early 70's through the eyes of Deanna and Paul, a formerly married couple and part of a four person group marriage, 40 years ago.