Special Dossier: Shifting Boundaries in Marriage and Divorce in Muslim Communities
The materials included in this Special Dossier are largely derived from data generated through the WLUML Women and Law programme and its country project components.
- Editorial Note: Marriage and Divorce in Muslim Communities: Surveying the Shifting Legal and Social Boundaries of Women's Autonomy
- Personal Status Laws as Defined by the Islamic Republic of Iran: An Appraisal, Mehranguiz Kar and Homa Hoodfar
- Women's Legal Status in Turkey, Canan Arin
- Obstacles to Divorce for Muslim Women in Egypt, Amina Chemais
- Finding Common Ground: Islamic Values and Gender Equity in Reformed Personal Status Law in Tunisia, Patricia Kelly
- Marriage Contracts and Women's Rights in Saudi Arabia, Lisa Wynn
- Circumventing Legal Limitation: Mahr and Marriage Negotiation in Egyptian Low-Income Communities, Homa Hoodfar
- Family and Law in Senegal: Continuity and Change, Fatou Sow
- Right of Women within the Family: An Overview of the Sri Lankan Experience, Kamalini Wijayatilake
- Marriage and the Politics of Social Change in India's Muslim Communities, Women's Research and Action Group
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