According to the Salafi community in Tunisia (conservative), the verse and the Hadits above served as justification for the permissibility of polygamy in Islam. Polygamy for a man was allowed with a maximum limit of up to four wives.
Is polygamy allowed in Tunisia?
Polygamy is expressly prohibited under Tunisian law. Any individual who engages in the union of marriage before the dissolution of their previous/current matrimony is sanctioned by one year of imprisonment and/or a fine, even if the first marriage or the new marriage were not contracted in accordance with the law.
How many wives does Tunisia have?
According to a recent report by Tunisias National Office for Family and Population, the country has one of the highest number of single women in the Arab world. It revealed that as of last year their numbers increased to more than 2.25 million out of a total of 4.9 million females in the country.
Can I marry a Tunisian man?
Marriage may occur between: Tunisian men and foreign women without any requirements. Foreign non-Muslim men and Tunisian Muslim women provided the man converts. The “Mufti”, the national religious authority, delivers the Certificate of Conversion that must be presented to City Hall before a marriage can take place.
Is it easy to get married in Tunisia?
yes its very possible to get married in tunisia, but rather complex, you need to go to, the City Hall Registry Office “Bureau de lEtat Civil a la Municipalite” you also need to follow the rules of what is required to get married in tunisia, these rules are set laws.