Document Type : Original Article
The Government recently presented so-called Protection of Family Bill to the Islamic Consultative Assembly of parliament. Legal and Judicial Commission has limited the allowance of polygamy in 10 cases after examining it.
In this paper the teaching of polygamy has been defensed in theological manner and known against of Jurisprudential principles and proven that limiting polygamy in rare cases can not obviate the social necessity of that in the case of women and girls who are deprived of being the first wife. In addition to oppression of women and girls who remained unmarried that this limiting causes, it leads to extension of corruption, secret relationships and expansion of divorce.