Azad Chaiwala’s ‘SecondWife.com’ makes the news again. What is the application all about?
Interested people sign up on the site and look for a match with potential partners, like any other dating site.
Azad Chaiwala, the businessman, entrepreneur, and YouTuber, made a matrimonial website for men in 2014. The site connects men looking to marry for the second, third, or fourth time with potential wives. The website aims to promote polygamy (multiple marriages) in society.
Details about the SecondWife.Com
The website introduction states:
We are a Muslim polygamy matchmaking service. We set up this service as we believed this is a Sunnah we needed to revive. This service is for practicing Muslims who are seeking marriage and accept polygamy as a lifestyle.
The website also explains what polygamy is:
Polygamy is where an individual has more than one spouse, and everyone is in agreement. This is not cheating and certainly is not bigamy. Polygamy is a choice and a way of life for thousands of people worldwide.
What Does The SecondWife.Com Do?
Interested people sign up on the site and look for a match with potential partners, like any other dating site. The site claims to be the largest Muslim polygamy matchmaking service with private, verified profiles.
The Brain Behind SecondWife.Com
The entrepreneur behind SecondWife.Com is Azad Chaiwala, one of the most controversial Muslim entrepreneurs. He was born in Manchester, UK, to a Pakistani family and started his first business at the age of 12 without any degree.
At the age of 33, he established SecondWife.Com to change the way people perceive polygamy. His matrimonial website states:
Polygamy the last remaining social taboo but one without which general society is breaking apart.
While talking to a media outlet, Azad Chaiwala said:
The second wife website came about from my need. I created it thinking that there’ll be other people in my situation.
Justifying the site, he said:
There are other deceiving ways of doing it – affairs, prostitution, etc. – those are not necessarily good for relationships. At secondwife.com, it’s more honorable. The whole idea is to build bigger and better families.
Internet’s Reaction To The SecondWife.Com
Azad Chaiwala has always been a controversial figure in Pakistan. He is known for promoting the idea of not educating women because he believes that education destroys women. His ideology has been the center of criticism from men and women alike in the country.
Now the dating site, SecondWife.Com, has garnered attention once again. People have started flooding the internet with mixed opinions about the site. Many are calling out Azad Chaiwala for being a chauvinist and misogynist.
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