Local sources in Yawan district of Badakhshan province say the Islamic Emirate has determined 2 hundred AFs as the amount for marriage dowry for girls in the district.
A local source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Raha News Agency yesterday (Tuesday, November 3 2021 ) the Islamic Emirate of Taliban in the district had determined 2 hundred AFs as the marriage dowry for girls and. The Islamic Emirate has warned the violators.
According to him, if this new order of the Taliban is disobeyed, both families will be punished and they have to pay extra money as a fine.
Maulvi Abdul Qadir, the district governor of Yawan district in Badakhshan, confirming the new social order set by Taliban, said according to the residents` requests, the dowry for girls used to be between six and seven hundred thousand AFs, has now been reduced to two hundred thousand AFS.
This is the first time the dowry for girls has been determined by the Taliban.
According to the constitution of the former government, there was no specific amount for the dowry of marriage, but it was manipulated the amount of dowry should be determined based on the men`s financial abilities. An amount money, determined as dowry, may be very expensive for a typical person, but very cheap for other rich one.
The laws related to dowry are explained in details in articles 104 to 119 of the Shiite Personal Status Law approved in 2009.