This poll has completed. It ran from Dec. 6, 2016, 3:17 p.m. through Dec. 22, 2016, 3:47 p.m.

DELTA CM1.3: In your community, what are the major issues surrounding the bride price?

Background

Bride price is a highly cherished custom in Uganda. In some cultures or families, the bride price is optional. In others, it is mandatory. Although it's seen as way to show respect and appreciation to the woman’s family, there are several negative issues surrounding it, which the Marriage and Divorce Bill aims to solve. It does not prohibit bride price but it suggests that these gifts should not be an essential requirement for any marriage.

Question  
In your community, what are the major issues surrounding the bride price?

a) It increases domestic violence
b) Women are seen as property
c) It is a burden for young men
d) The bride price is non-refundable upon divorce
e) It encourages child marriage

Instructions
Go to messages on your phone & type DELTA (SPACE) GENDER(F or M) (SPACE) ANSWER (a, b, c, d or e) and Send your message to 8585. This SMS is totally FREE of charge.

 
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