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New book: Wanted—Equality and Justice in the Muslim Family

Reviewed by: Yoginder Sikand

Muslim family laws have for long been—and continue to be—a hugely controversial subject. Critics contend that these laws seriously militate against basic human rights, especially of women. On the other hand, conservative ulema and Islamist ideologues hail these laws as the epitome of divine justice and refuse to consider any changes therein. […]

May 8th, 2009|books, Guest Writer|0 Comments

On white-women stereotypes

A post of mine on All Things Pakistan, Inhospitable Reception, has generated a good discussion and it is was great to read that there are numerous Pakistanis who share the view that we must check our our tendency of stereotyping women and particularly foreign women.

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September 7th, 2007|education|0 Comments