Polyandry: Can women in South Africa have more than one man?

  • By Pooja Chhabria
  • BBC World Service

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Muvumbi Ndzalama says the proposed law is like ‘answered prayer’

In his younger years, Muvumbi Ndzalama often questioned the tradition of monogamy. She remembers asking her parents if they would stay together for the rest of their lives.

“I felt like people were meant to pass through our lives,” she told the BBC.

“But everything around me, from the movies to the local church, preached monogamy, and I never understood the concept.”

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