A Perspective of Polygamy In the Hmong CulturePolygamy in the Hmong culture, the resulting destructive effect on their families and the violence of young low status throwaway males of polygamy
The Hmong hold on to their practice of polygamy regardless of the American law. Most first generation women turn a blind eye to their husband’s desire for another wife. It is the children, their sons and daughters who were born and raised in America, that now challenge this practice.
Throughout the United States, the number of Hmong gangs and the level of their criminal activity is increasing in severity. Their participation in criminal activity has evolved over time. During that evolution, they have become involved in a wide range of crimes, such as homicides, gang rapes, prostitution, home invasions, burglaries, auto thefts, and, most recently, the sale and distribution of illicit drugs. read more at: http://www.cjimagazine.com/archives/cji5c60.html?id=690