This paper draws upon doctrinal research to explore the rise of a new kind of faith–based, unofficial and, privatized forms of matrimonial dispute resolution process(es) emerging within Muslim communities in Britain...
Traditional Muslim Family Law and the Compatibility of the Proposed Muslim Marriage Legislation with Shari’ah
The South African Law Reform Commission compiled a draft Bill on Muslim Marriages in 2003. Similar to the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act of 1998 with regard to customary marriages, the draft Bill proposes recognition of all Muslim marriages irrespective of...
In this book, the author talks in detail about the importance of a family and expounds on the merits and demerits of the joint as well as the nuclear family...
The book “Khānivādih” is made up of Ayatollah Khamenei’s speeches, which have been dissected and sorted according to their topics, such that similar speeches or parts of speeches are grouped together, giving the book the form of a lengthy symposium...
The prohibition that Islam places on pornography is clear. The following will try to explain part of the wisdom behind this prohibition in relation to marriage. Pornography helps to destroy the holy matrimonial bond between two spouses by creating tendencies of infidelity, decreasing sexual satisfaction, and...
This study evolved out of the conflicts that occur because of the – historically, religiously and culturally-determined – differences in the modes of establishment, procedures and forms of divorce when the recognition policies of European states collide with Islamic...
The Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures (EWIC) is an interdisciplinary, trans-historical, and global project embracing women and Islamic cultures in every region where there have been significant...
The book “A Code of Ethics for Muslim Men and Women According to the Fatawa (Verdicts) of Eight Marja’ Taqlid of the Shi’a World” was...
The book “Women in Muslim Family Law” is a new and Updated edition of the first author’s 1982 book of the same title...
In pre-Islamic days the Arabs, as well as non-Arabs, considered fathers to have full authority over their daughters