“It dates back to 1949 and only Anglicans, Jews and Quakers must register their religious ceremony with the register office . Khan said that of the couples who came to her seeking to separate, a quarter involved polygynous issues. Azad Chaiwala founded Second to help Muslim men find exactly that, but he says he’s seeing growing demand from women, non-Muslims and people seeking polygamous love in monogamous lands — like Canada. “It’s for people who are serious about marriage.”So serious, in fact, that they want more of it."It just happened, this is what God planned for me," said Mr Fasyiya, who takes turns to see his two wives and five children who live in nearby villages.
Baroness Cox, a cross-bench member of the House of Lords, said in October that polygamy is “commonplace” within Muslim communities in Britain, with husbands fathering as many as 20 children by four wives.
She explained: “Under sharia law, a husband is entitled to up to four wives providing he takes responsibility for making appropriate provision for all.
"The reality is women tend to be the victims of domestic violence in a polygamous marriage - polygamy is a form of violence against women," she said.
Indonesia's Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry said it was up to individuals if they wanted to use the app because polygamy is legal as long as it can be done in a fair manner.
A new version is set to be launched on Oct 5, and will impose stricter rules on users, including requiring them to provide an identification card, marital status and a letter of permission from their first wives.