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Women and law in the Muslim world

Isabelita Solamo Antonio

Women and law in the Muslim world

the Philippine case.

by Isabelita Solamo Antonio

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Published by PILIPINA Legal Resources Center in [Davao City, Philippines] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philippines.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law) -- Philippines,
    • Muslim women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Philippines

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsPILIPINA Legal Resources Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKPM2108 .A96 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 leaves ;
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4005416M
      LC Control Number2001360354


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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK “Explains powerfully how Muslim women are affected by the rise of fundamentalism.”—Dan Rather In recent years, the expanding movement of militant Islam has changed the way millions think, behave, dress, and live, but nowhere has its impact been more powerfully felt than in its dramatic, often devastating effect on the lives of by: The experiences of Muslim women (Arabic: مسلمات ‎ Muslimāt, singular مسلمة Muslima) vary widely between and within different societies.

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In Faith and Freedom: Women's Human Rights in the Muslim World, edited by Afkhami, Mahnaz, – Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Middle East.

Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Middle by: Sharia (/ ʃ ə ˈ r iː ə /, Arabic: شريعة ‎ [ʃaˈriːʕah]), Islamic law or Sharia law is a religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition. It is derived from the religious Women and law in the Muslim world book of Islam, particularly the Quran and the Arabic, the term sharīʿah refers to God's immutable divine law and is contrasted with fiqh, which refers to its human scholarly interpretations.

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on "Women's Rights in the Arab World". By focusing on formal law, the paper presents only one dimension of the subject.

Future contributions will focus on legal reality and practice and spotlight the causes preventing women from asserting their existing rights. We are grateful to all colleagues who en-riched this publication with their Size: KB.

Women and Law Reform in Contemporary Islam [Noel Coulson and Doreen Hinchcliffe] 2. Legal Reform as an Indicator of Women’s Status in Muslim Nations [Elizabeth H.

White] 3. The Status and Fertility Patterns of Muslim Women [Nadia H. Youssef] 4. Women and Social Change in Morroco [Vanessa Maher] 5.

Women in Turkish Society [Fatma Mansur Co. Books shelved as muslim-women: Lori's Song: The True Story of an American Woman Held Captive in Iran by Lori Foroozandeh, Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidde.

A Muslim woman, Fatima al Fihri, is the founder of the school that the Guinness Book of World Records calls the oldest continuously operating institution of higher education in the world, al-Qarawiyyin University in Fez, Morocco, established in Nana Asma’u’s 19th century education for women makes her name still a popular choice for.

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The law, punishable by a fine, affects only an estimated Muslim women. This is a vital book for non-Muslims and those seeking to understand Muslim feminism in the West. It. Bargaining for Women’s Rights is a refreshing approach to thinking about women's rights in majority Muslim countries that captures how civil society groups mobilize and how multiple components of 'the state' actually debate women's rights legislation.

A powerful Pakistani religious body that advises the government on the compatibility of laws with Islam on Thursday declared a new law that criminalizes violence against women to.

This second edition of John L. Esposito's landmark book expands and updates coverage of family law reforms (in marriage, divorce, and inheritance) throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia, and analyzes the diverse interpretation of Muslim family law, identifying shifts, key problems, and challenges in the twenty-first century.

From the back cover: Women Judges in the Muslim World: A Comparative Study of Discourse and Practice fills a gap in academic scholarship by examining public debates and judicial practices surrounding the performance of women as judges in eight Muslim-majority countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Syria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Morocco).

Gender, class, and ethnic biases are. The Sharia Muslim law controls the private as well as the public life of the woman. In the Western World (America) Muslim men are starting to demand Sharia Law so the wife can not obtain a divorce and he can have full and complete control of her.

READ THE NEW BOOK Family Law in Islam: Divorce, Marriage and Women in the Muslim World READ EBOOKClik here ?book= Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World, Volume: 15 E-Book ISBN:   Joys of Muslim Women by Nonie Darwish In the Muslim faith a Muslim man can marry a child as young as 1 year old and have sexual intimacy with this child.

Consummating the marriage by 9. The dowry is given to the family in exchange for the woman (who becomes his slave) and for the purchase of the private parts of the woman, to use her as a toy. Internet Islamic History Sourcebook.

Editor: Paul Halsall This page is a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks. listed below, along with added texts and web site indicators. For more contextual information, for instance about Western imperialism, or.

– Peri Bearman Peri Bearman is the Islamic Studies editor of the Journal of the American Oriental Society (JAOS) and independent scholar. Until her retirement inshe was the Associate Director of the former Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School.

She is the author of A History of the Encyclopaedia of Islam Read more about Visiting Fellows[ ]. Muslim women’s rights have always been a topic of discussion.

Many countries, especially Middle Eastern, tend to pass laws according to the state religion, which leads to altering one’s lifestyle. Islam’s sacred texts have had an active role in defining the social Author: Annie Akkam. This book is an urban ethnographic study of several Muslim women's organisations in northern India.

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Class by class, lecture by lecture, question asked by question answered, an education is built. This is one of a series of visits to one class, on one day, in search of those building blocks at BU.

The timing could not be better for Shahla Haeri’s BU class Women in the Muslim World, as women in hijab are speaking out, and standing out, in the United States and abroad.

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Land, Law and Islam: Property and Human Rights in the Muslim World, Volume 1 Land, Law and Islam: Property and Human Rights in the Muslim World, Hilary Lim: Authors: Siraj Sait, Hilary Lim: Contributor: United Nations Human Settlements Programme: Publisher: Zed Books, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects.

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And it is just a matter of time and there are already cities in France that are 60 percent Muslim. In America it can happen, it is just a matter of time. Both Muslim men and women are allowed to divorce in the Islamic tradition. But community interpretations of Islamic laws mean that men are.

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The Foreword to the book by Human Rights Commissioner Jezima Ismail refers to the work of a group of educated Muslim women who have made it their task to campaign for equal rights for Muslim women.