Another friend met her husband-to-be on a bus while returning to her hometown.
A devout Muslim, who wears the niqab, exposing only her eyes, Nagla refused his request to give him her phone number even though in her heart she wanted to see him again.
This covers wedding costs, jewellery, bridal accessories, perfumes, makeup, shoes and clothes.
All the Sudanese women I have spoken to have told me that women now have veto rights over any marriage proposal, however, that being said, I can't help wondering how much awareness a teenager would have about the realities and possible impacts of such a decision on their future.
Sometimes, woman who had no baby can not tolerate to live/stay with husband.
Make new friends in Khartoum and start dating them.Many of the teachers were openly surprised when I told them that in the West near relatives are hardly considered a prize catch - never mind the fact that adult-teen relationships are a criminal offence.I find personal discussions about marriage and relationships particularly tricky in Sudan - I am torn between being open about myself and attitudes in the West and staying silent for fear of offending or shocking.Bound by a fascinating series of rituals and unique traditions, weddings are a central element of life here and unsurprisingly one's marital status is the first line of enquiry whenever meeting someone for the first time.Since arriving here I have been subject to an odd variety of marriage proposals - some joking, some half-serious - often accompanied by spontaneous confessions of love within days or even moments of meeting.Today in South Sudan living mechanism may change and therefore living standards will also change.There will be a need to educate children, and provide them with necessary needs.In most instances, women have rank or standard of respect in the family level according to the seniority, and respect gained from husband.Some people, however, assumed that “a man with no male child is not a man.” The desire for children is usually very high, and most often women who had more girls never give up producing children for the fact that they may have chance to get a baby boy.However, most polygamous family would not afford to deal with the situation because many of them were housewives, and farm workers.As the situation will start worsen, most men will loose some partner or trust may fade and decrease a way.