Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: Muslim family law x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Musawah, CEDAW, and Muslim Family Laws in the 21st Century

Lynn Welchman

in Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641444
eISBN:
9780191741104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641444.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This chapter explores some of the resonances and dissonances that appear in the recent positions of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), those adopted by Musawah ... More


Khul' Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life

Nadia Sonneveld

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164842
eISBN:
9781617971082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164842.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, Egyptian women gained the unique right to divorce their husbands unilaterally through a procedure called khul'. This has been a controversial ... More


Reforming Muslim Family Laws in Non-Muslim Democracies

Yüksel Sezgin

in Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788553
eISBN:
9780191830419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788553.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Israel and Greece belong to a small group of countries that formally recognize and apply Muslim Family Laws (MFLs) within their legal systems. Although state-enforced MFLs affect human and women’s ... More


Translating Practices and Normative Orders

Tobias Berger

in Global Norms and Local Courts: Translating the Rule of Law in Bangladesh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198807865
eISBN:
9780191845666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807865.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses, firstly, the translation of a key practice of the rule of law—the formal documentation of court proceedings in writing. It shows how the grassroots-level NGO fieldworkers do ... More


Between the State and the Shalish: The Logic of Non-Enforcement

Tobias Berger

in Global Norms and Local Courts: Translating the Rule of Law in Bangladesh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198807865
eISBN:
9780191845666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807865.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reconstructs the background knowledge that underpins all processes of conflict resolution in rural Bangladesh. It starts with the in-depth analysis of an attempted murder case and shows ... More


View: