Women’s Rights In Islam – Questions & Answers Pt1

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Now we will be having the question and answer session.

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We would like you to kindly understand and observe the rules that have to be followed during the question and answer session so that we can derive the maximum benefit from it.

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Three months has been provided for the questions from the audience to down here below,

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and one up in the center in the balcony for the ladies.

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one question at a time will be put on the mic. The first question being asked by the lady on the top, then we move down to the burger on my right hand side. Then we move up again to the next lady in the balcony. We moved down on my left hand side to the next branch. And similar fashion, we move up and down in the center on the top and on the two sides below.

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written questions on papers, which are available from volunteers standing in the aisles

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will be given a second preference after the questions on the mics have been answered by Dr. Zakir

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Christians are should be on the topic, women's rights in Islam, modernizing or outdated only.

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Kindly state your question briefly to this point, preferably in one to three sentences. This is a question and answer session, not a lecture or a debate session.

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Only one question at a time. Maybe. If time permits, we may allow you a second chance after the others have completed their chance.

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In the interest of having a less time racing, a more educated and an interesting question and answer session. Our decision to allow or disallow relevant questions or time wasting questions will be final.

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In the interest of eliciting a proper and clear answer from our speaker. Kindly state your name and designation before putting forward your question your name and designation before you put forward your question so that we can give you a more appropriate answer. Thank you. We start a question and answer session. Dr. Zucker night ready at his money. The question is ready. May we have the first question from the ladies in the balcony?

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that when she enters paradise,

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there's a bit of a mitten, what will the woman get when she dies?

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The brand has mentioned the word

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as mentioned

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self no funny

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welcome with drinky it's mentioned in chapter 55.

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chapter number 46, what am I going to do

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many of the transitions especially during the transition have done such

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a beautiful meeting.

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The word would mean a beautiful man. It means a bit of a minute, then

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what will determine that is

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actually the word

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which is applicable to the man an hour which is applicable to the woman and it signifies

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the characteristic

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which means

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really polite and describes especially the worship of the eye.

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The similar thing you have mentioned

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in step number three

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and number four it says

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donathan which means companion.

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So the word

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is rightly considered by Mohammed

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and also by Optimizely

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actually made a companion or no gender for the mind, he will get a wounded lady with vigor for life and for a good man.

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Hold on to the question.

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Suzanne, kazi. And then

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I would like to pose a certain question to a document

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for evidence,

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evidence, why are the human witnesses against one minute?

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But then also really important question

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that Why are women witness

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to one witness and some

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witnesses are not equal to one woman witness, witnesses are not equal to one nine witnesses, in all cases,

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only in certain cases, there are at least five of us in the one

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we speak

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about the witnesses without specifying male or female.

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There is an indication in which two women witnesses is equal to one witness. And that's just number two, what's number 22, which happens to be the longest one,

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it says

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that vendor invoice and financial transaction

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in which future obligations are there

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to witnesses among the men,

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if you can't,

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if you can't find too many pieces, take one men and three women for that, if one of them gets confused, the other will remind you this was

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just number two. Number two is to only deal with financial aspects.

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Only in finance last.

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only if you can't find too many witnesses. Take one man and Truman. Let me give you an example for a better understanding. Suppose a person wants to undergo surgery

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under one operation, but not sure you're taking the advice of a qualified surgeon.

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He cannot find two qualified surgeons who would

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have been qualified surgeon at least

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two normal dental practice.

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Because a surgeon

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in the field of surgery as compared to a doctor in the same fashion, since the responsibility of the financial aspects has been laid on the shoulder of the Muslim, he is in finance as compared to the woman. That's why the best option for witnesses and financial transactions is to men. If you can find two men, then one woman for one man and woman

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again, instead of my dog jumped number five, welcome under that when anyone writes a bill of inheritance,

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dealing with financial transactions episode

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some of

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that human migration

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in cases of model

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the feminine

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model that even gets the model to women witnesses equals the wonders of man only under these two conditions of finance and case.

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Islam This

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is Chapter Two

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equals to one man, let's analyze.

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insert a new chapter we're going to look

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at if any of you put a charge against you have

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to have no evidence.

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solid evidence is sufficient

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The husband wants to put a charge against the wife, or the wife to put the child against the husband. But no witnesses, they're solid, evidence is sufficient. This work clearly indicates that one woman witness is equal to one witness of man.

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There are several cases with a judicial review. Even in cursive typing, one woman witness is sufficient some judiciary that in the long run, one witness will require at the end of two witnesses are required. It does not matter whether they're a man or a woman.

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certain cases, nines witness cannot be accepted only.

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Suppose you want to give a witness

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the barrier

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government dies, the business

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can only return government.

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And in extreme cases, when you try and find a woman, then can the husband give directly so you're the woman witnesses, preferably?

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One, those who are interested in writing question on the slips, you may kindly raise your hand so that we have assistants standing around, they could come and help you out with the slip of paper pen whatever is required, so that it can be passed on down the sides of the stage to me, so we can carry on as a secondary process later on. Maybe have the next question from the sister on the top please. A Salaam Alaikum. My name is Shanna. I would like I would like to ask what is permitted in Islam? And that is what is a man love to marry more than one wife.

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The question

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Why is polygamy Islam? That is, why is the man allowed to marry more than one life Islam? The polygamy actually means that

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a person who has more than one spouse

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is divided into two categories

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in which a man has more than one wife and polyandry.

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A woman has got more than one husband. People normally think quality remains among

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more than one voice quality

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a person having more than one spouse. If a man has more than one wife, it's called polygyny. And if a woman has more than one husband to stop polyandry, but since the system is mainly the question, why is a man allowed to marry more than one life? I will answer why is polygyny allowed Islam

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appears to be the only reason on the face of the earth, which is not the only one.

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There is no religion. On the face of the earth, we say.

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Read the Gita you read the VEDA.

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Read the Bible. As it mentioned, not only one it's only mentioned the Koran.

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In fact, if you read the Hindu scriptures,

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most of the most have a real life

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real life.

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If you read the Jewish scriptures,

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the Jewish law allows polygyny

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itself only in the 11th century, when drama God Shawn Ben Yehuda, he passed

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and said, polygyny should not be allowed students affected by the satanic Jewish community in the Muslim countries until the 1950s, the Chief Rabbi of Israel put a ban on it.

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The Christian Bible allows polygyny only a couple of days ago, the church put a ban on it.

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Even if you analyze the legal aspects of India,

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the Indian law allows us

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to have more than one life. It was only in 1974 when the Hindu Marriage Act was passed, and if I'm wrong, correct me.

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Marriage Act was passed in 1954, which puts a ban on the Hindu man to marry more than one wife.

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If you see that,

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according to a committee report on the status of women in Islam, which was published in 1935, on page number 56, as

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the percentage

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of polygamous marriages and it says

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The percentage in which

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this college is measured, it was 5.06.

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And the percentage

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quality with marriage it was only point three one.

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Let's leave the country aside. Let's come to the main point. Why does Islam allow polygamy

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Iran is the only region on the face of the earth, which saves money on demand.

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chapter number four, number

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four choice in foods.

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But it's

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not the only one.

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The statement, only one is only during the brand. It's not that in any other

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through some canadia men

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some people are hundreds of Islam such an upper limit topology maximum.

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And you can have more than one life only on the condition that you can do, it will just as between the two

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or between the three or otherwise, only one. And the same for

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job number two,

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that it is very difficult for a man to materialize.

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So polygamy is an exception. That is not the rule.

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Many people think

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that Islam

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should come to

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more than one life

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of do's and don'ts in Islam.

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The second category is recommended or encouraged. The third category is the famous category, the first category

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and the last is permitted or forbidden

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promise any falls in the medical degree.

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There is no statement

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that if a man married more than one bite is a better Muslim than

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less and less medically.

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By the Islam allow a man to marry more than men, white

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men and women are born, male and female are born in equal proportion.

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But medical science tells us that

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the fetus

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is no stronger than the messages.

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feature the knowledge tells us that a female child has got more interesting than the male side. A few male child can fight germs and disease much more stronger and a better way than the military.

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Medical science tells us that the two nails

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are stronger

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than the men.

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In the pediatric age.

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The female ratio is higher than the male ratio

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in the world, and doing more male than the female,

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which is present time approximately more than one and a half million people or martial arts of which most of them were men.

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That accidents take place.

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More of the men die in accidents than the female

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females that

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are female in the world as compared to the middle

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of the countries besides a few Asian countries and Africa in which the female population is more than the male population.

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I've given you because more than 1 million fetuses are female fetuses are being aborted every year.

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Because the high rates of infanticide, female infanticide. That's the reason that females are less

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than otherwise, you sub diseases and within a few decades, that the male population

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will become much less than the female population.

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In New York alone, there are 1 million females more than males and Jewish alone.

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There's more than

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an out of

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the middle population of real.

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That means they can

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find female partners.

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And there are more than 25 million gays in America.

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In Britain alone, there are more than more than

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in Germany alone

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in Russia, the Russian military more than me.

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And God knows how many million t minutes are there more than a minute in

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Microsoft Office live in America.

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And suppose the market is saturated. Every month, I found a senior partner

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in touch 20 million females in USA alone, who will not be able to find husbands. And suppose my sister was living in America happens to be among the unfortunate ladies who has not found a partner yet.

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The only option remains

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she married her husband, she marries a man

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or she becomes public property.

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And believe me the question to hundreds of non Muslims and everyone

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no one has offered for this section. But there are some people who are smarter than you that are prefer my sister many.

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Believe me, medical science tells us that a man or a woman cannot remain a virgin.

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She cannot remain a virgin for life without indulging in unnecessary or sexual perversions. Because sex hormones are being debated in the body. And those great men who claim to have renounced the world, for example, the Asian the trans mountain and malleus.

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You find

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the priests and the nuns of the Church of England, the majority indulge in fornication and homosexuality.

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There is an option during the option is that you marry husband or wife or become public property.

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in continuation and continuation of the question,

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we have got a question on the slip. Can you enumerate the various conditions in which polygamy is permitted? This constitutes Amina Can you numerate the various conditions in which polygamy is permitted?

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The various conditions in which polygyny is permitted. The only condition

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which allows a man to marry more than one wife is that she should do justice between the two life decision or justice between the two

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is allowed

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to take more than one wife, if you can't do justice

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should suffice with only one life. But the thermal conditions in which it is not advisable

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for a man to take more than one wife.

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One of the examples I give is because

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the circle of human which

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Islam has an ontology needs

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to protect the monastery of the human

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condition. For example,

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suppose a young lady, she gets married,

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maybe approximately a few months of marriage. She has an accident and ticket handicap and she cannot satisfy the husband. The only option for the husband

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and the wife,

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the first wife are married and your wife.

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I'm telling you

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used to be that unfortunately.

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Which you prefer? Would you prefer

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to divorce and to marry a new wife or do you prefer not to

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undertake and otherwise there are situations in which the wife can become serious news. She can have a disease in which she will not be able to look after the children or look after the husband and the first condition is more advisable that wife

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Husband with another lady who will not be Russian husband will also look after

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the children.

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Many people do that. Why can't

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you keep

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a measurement or not to look after the children? I don't hear you, you can keep a mere solvent.

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So the best option is

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that you can

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analyze and most of the NyQuil, they can be conditioned, such as, after several years of marriage. You have no children, and maybe the husband wife, they yearn for a child

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to marry a wife and children.

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Some people argue that why don't they adopt a child

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does not allow adoption.

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only option

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either divorces the first wife and takes another wife if you want

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to keep

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the highs and lows of the mutual sufficient reasons.

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Listen from the dead on the left