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Following the Islamic Revolution of 1979 and the re-introduction of Sharica law relating to gender and the family, women’s rights in Iran suffered a major setback. However, as the implementers of the law have faced the...
By:Ziba Mir-Hosseini
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Following the birth of Islamic feminism at the end of the twentieth century, the idea of gender equality – inherent to our contemporary conceptions of justice – has presented a challenge to established, patriarchal interpretations of...
By:Ziba Mir-Hosseini
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Debates over family law are a sensitive subject in the Muslim world, revealing something of the struggle between forces of traditionalism and modernism. The highly disparate tendencies within Islamic “fundamentalism” share a desire to re-institute Shar’ia...
By:Ziba Mir-Hosseini