It is a scene of peaceful serenity. Rows of men kneel in deep prayer inside a large hall on the outskirts of Jakarta. The women sit just behind them, their heads bowed in quiet contemplation.
It could be afternoon prayers anywhere in Indonesia, a vast Muslim-majority archipelago, but this scene happens to be inside the sprawling headquarters of Jakarta's newest club - the "Global Ikhlwan" polygamy club.
Tucked away in a leafy suburb a few hours out of Jakarta, the club was set up in Indonesia earlier this year, but has its origins in Malaysia.
It says it has more than 1,000 members worldwide - as far away as Australia and the United States.
Continue here at the BBC
Friday, December 18, 2009
Informal 'Club Polygamy' Thrives in Maldives...
and will soon build a close alliance with the "Global Ikhlwan" polygamy club where Dr Gina Puspita tries to help women get over their jealousy
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