120 results found for: Sharia

How sharia marriages can hurt women in the West – The Economist

SHIRIN MUSA draws on bitter experience to inspire her work to help women caught between legal and cultural […]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Dave Rubin on Political Islam, Sharia Law, and “Islamophobia” (Full Interview) – The Rubin Report

Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Human Rights Activist) joins Dave Rubin to discuss the preaching of Islam, the left’s alliance […]

Inside Britain’s sharia councils: hardline and anti-women – or a dignified way to divorce?

On a freezing, rainswept Sunday in a conference room in Birmingham Central mosque, a young woman in a […]

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sharia? – An Oped by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Originally published in The Australian: 12:00AM February 18, 2017 Yassmin Abdel-Magied, an Islamic activist, has been paid by […]

The Sultan of Brunei is to introduce a new code of sharia law which could see stonings introduced for adultery, amputations for thefts and public flogging for drinking alcohol; women’s rights advocates are concerned the changes will lead to a worse legal position for women.

The Sultan of Brunei is to introduce a new code of sharia law which could see stonings introduced […]

Representatives of the Egyptian Committee on Constitutional Reform say Article 219, which defines Islamic Sharia, must be dropped, potentially improving women’s official rights.

Representatives of the Egyptian Committee on Constitutional Reform say Article 219, which defines Islamic Sharia, must be dropped, […]

A new Pew Forum survey reveals that large majorities in the Muslim world want the Islamic legal and moral code of sharia as the official law in their countries, a finding that is of significant concern to those who favor the equal treatment of women..

A new Pew Forum survey reveals that large majorities in the Muslim world want the Islamic legal and […]

British activist Nahla Mahmoud writes that Shariah law discriminates against women and children.

In a guest post at Baroness Goudie’s blog, British activist Nahla Mahmoud writes that Shariah law discriminates against […]

Indonesia sees a rise of laws inspired by Shariah law.

Indonesia sees a rise of laws inspired by Shariah law. Link: http://www.iol.co.za/motoring/bikes-quads-karts/new-law-women-must-ride-side-saddle-1.1448392#.UP_kSugaryc

British human rights campaigner Maryam Namazie lectures at the University of London on the threat of Sharia law to women’s rights.

British human rights campaigner Maryam Namazie lectures at the University of London on the threat of Sharia law […]

Women’s rights advocates are extremely concerned that Sharia law will play a powerful role in Egypt’s new constitution.

Women’s rights advocates are extremely concerned that Sharia law will play a powerful role in Egypt’s new constitution. […]

Women fight Sharia dress code in Iran

Mandatory female covering known as hijab has been a defining element of Iran since the Islamic Revolution in […]

An Australian family lawyer has spoken out against the use of Sharia law in Australian divorce cases, calling it “bad for women”.

Family lawyer James Antonenas, who works in Bankstown in Sydney’s southwest and regularly acts for Muslim clients, said […]

Michael Nazir-Ali writes the enforcement of Sharia law in Egypt “would restrict the freedom of expression and mobility for Muslims, especially women”.

Now Mohammed Morsi is Egypt’s new president an Islamist heads the largest Arab nation. His approach to Sharia, […]

Libya’s outgoing National Transitional Council said on Thursday that Sharia law should be the “main” source of legislation, worrying women’s rights advocates.

Libya’s outgoing National Transitional Council said on Thursday that Islamic law (sharia) should be the “main” source of […]

‘Sharia Harassment’ plagues Egyptian women

Several areas in Egypt are currently witnessing a rise in the phenomenon some are calling “Sharia harassment.” Veiled […]

In a survey of five Arab countries, Gallup found that those who want no legislative role at all for Sharia are in a small minority in every country.

Gallup surveys in five Arab countries found Arab women are as likely as Arab men in their countries […]

In Germany, a parallel Islamic court system on the basis of Sharia law has arisen in which women enjoy fewer rights in matters of child custody, marital arbitration and protection from violence.

For years, Islamic mediators have been stepping in to solve family disputes and marital problems among Muslims in […]

In Switzerland, leading Islamic groups are seeking to establish a single national representative body based on Sharia law, worrying women’s rights advocates.

In Switzerland, leading Islamic groups are seeking to establish a single national representative body based on Sharia law. […]

Under Sharia tribunals in the UK, women are victims, writes Charlotte Rachael Proudman

Under Sharia tribunals in the UK, women are victims. Via:[http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2012/04/02/sex-and-sharia-muslim-women-punished-for-failed-marriages/]