Posts Tagged ‘Bride price’

Kiwi women targeted by religious cult based in South Korea

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

South Korean cult, Jesus Morning Star, is trying to recruit young women in universities, shopping centres and churches in New Zealand. Rev Dr Carolyn Kelly, chaplain at the University of Auckland, said JMS had been active for “quite some time” at the university and there were grave concerns for safety of female students. Often they Read more

Uganda court rules bride price refund dehumanising to women

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Uganda’s Supreme Court has ruled that men demanding a refund of the bride price after a failed marriage is dehumanising to women. Lead Justice Jotham Tumwesigye said it was “unfair” for the parents of the woman to be asked to refund the bride price after years of marriage. He said it was unlikely they would Read more