Sri Lanka: Engaging With Muslim personal law in Sri Lanka: the experience of MWRAF
An interesting article from 2003 in which Muslim Personal law (MPL) is discussed - a plural system of laws which govern family matters and which defines women’s status and autonomy in the private sphere of the family.
Submitted on Mon, 05/02/2005 - 23:00
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