Guide to Equality in the Family in the Maghreb (Translation Series) (book, English)

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Guide to Equality in the Family in the Maghreb (Translation Series) (book, English)

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Book or Booklet
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English (US)





Family Law in Muslim-majority societies governs every aspect of a woman's life—the right to marry, travel, work, inherit land and property, and to pass citizenship on to their children. Promoting equality within the family is an effective strategy for accomplishing women’s freedom and rights while building equitable relations between the sexes.

The Collectif 95 Maghreb-Egalité developed the Guide in Arabic and French for men and women in the Middle East-North Africa region to respond to those who justify discrimination against women based on Islam. Each of the Guide’s 11 thematic modules presents the current law, followed by religious, human rights, sociological, and domestic legal arguments for reform supported by relevant data. Translated by WLP for use by English and Persian-speaking researchers and activists, the Guide to Equality in the Family in the Maghreb highlights the contradictions among so-called religious and culture authorities, and provides alternative evidence for effective democratic and human rights reform.

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