oa African Population Studies - Marriage patterns in Ankole : South-Western Uganda

Volume 1989, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0850-5780



This paper studies marriage patterns and systems in Ankole. Discussed in the study are age at marriage, proportion married, marriage dissolution, remarriages, types of marriage and bridewealth. The paper finds that most of the marriage patterns are among the major causes of high fertility in the area.

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