Gender and Human Rights in Islam and International Law:Equal Before Allah, Unequal Before Man?

  • Citation: Ali, Shaheen Sardar. "Gender and human rights in Islam and international law." The Hague: Kluwer Law International(2000).
    • Topics:
    • Human Rights
    • Keywords:
    • Middle East and North Africa
    • women’s human rights
    • Islam
    • international discourse
    • states

This study offers a conceptual analysis of gender and human rights under Islamic law, state law and international law, and extends this analysis to a specific examination of the nature of women’s rights in the Islamic tradition. It explores the disparity between the theoretical perspective on women’s rights and its application to Muslim jurisdictions, determined by elements of cultural practices, socio-economic

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