Question: Who pays bride price in Ghana?

Ghanaian society has undergone major changes to its cultural practices over the past years. One thats altered significantly is bride price. In the old days, payment was a family affair. A womans bride price was paid by her groom and his family.

Who is supposed to pay dowry?

The dowry (bride-price) is a tradition that involves several visits to the brides family. Payment of bride-price is an age-old tradition in African societies that is used to demonstrate the grooms worthiness as a suitor, and indicate that he is capable of adequately providing for his bride.

What is it called when you pay for a bride?

Bride price, bridewealth, or bride token, is money, property, or other form of wealth paid by a groom or his family to the woman or the family of the woman he will be married to or is just about to marry.

What did God said about bride price?

Bride price is not a condition for marriage but only as a penalty for rape. Exodus 22:16-17: If a man seduces a virgin who is not pledged to be married and sleeps with her, he must pay the bride-price, and she shall be his wife.

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