This comparative study examines the legal requirements for marriage in Islam as well as the legal requirements for mutʿa within Shiʿi traditions...
This essay focuses on recent divorce reforms in Egypt (2000) and Morocco (2004), with equal attention to the positions of men and women who end their marriages...
In this article, the writer examines how Muslim women who are religiously-married in Germany might initiate no-fault divorce in the absence of a German registered civil marriage...
Granting men the right of divorce is the most natural and logical way possible because giving it to the couple probably would not end well, for if not coming into an agreement on...
According to Islam, marriage is the basic institution which aims at establishing the family, the primary unit of society. It is desirable and recommended by itself but if a person is in need of marriage and is...
An extremely important issue of today, faced by all of us, in particular by Sayyid families, which is deliberately being avoided in our religious addresses, publications and other means of religious teaching, simply to obscure the previous examples of such...
In this essay, the writer examines one area of substantive law (furū' al-flqh) which figured prominently in the Akhbārī-Uṣūlī dispute in Shī̒̒'ī legal history: the legality of the marriage of one man to two women descended from the daughter of the...
A court in Britain has ruled that all marriages conducted under the Islamic laws, or the sharia, could be recognized as a legal marriage as they fall under British matrimonial law...
Prohibition of Two Lawful Pleasures: A Critical Assessment of Prohibition of Mut’a of Hajj and Mut’a Marriage+PDF
In Islamic rulings, we have two Mut'as, Mut'a of hajj and Mut'a (temporary) marriage. Muslim scholars have from long time ago seriously discussed these two issues from...
Statistics from the Malaysian Syariah Judiciary Department (JKSM) showed that Applications for child marriage fell in recent years with 877 applications recorded in last...