Muslim women’s right to happiness under threat

In a letter to the editor of the Financial Times titled “Muslim women’s right to happiness under threat,” Kavita Ramdya criticizes the use of Sharia courts in the UK, writing: “For Sharia judges to question a woman’s motives for divorce and pressure her socially and financially to remain in an unfulfilling and possibly dangerous marriage is antiquated at best and deadly at worst.”





Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense