The cattle received by the bride's family will in turn be used as payment when their own son(s) (assuming they have any) are looking to take a bride of their own.
This system of passing on bride wealth however, makes it hard to dissolve marriages because the cattle will have to be returned.
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As long as there is someone willing to pay many cows (for her), I will marry off my daughter,” Deng tells IPS.“Early marriage, violence against women and many other things at the grassroots that women are suffering from are because of customary law.
We will promptly refund 100% of your money, according to our policy.
After this public promise to marry, the couple are now considered husband and wife.