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Jordanians debate place of polygamy in modern society

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Uploaded on Jul 9, 2011

In modern Jordan, polygamy has both its critics and supporters.

Those in favor, such as the recently launched Committee for Supporting Polygamy, see it as a practical solution to the rising number of unmarried women.

But critics say there are as many number of unmarried women as men due to the heavy cost of weddings.

Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from Aman.

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