June 27, 2023 Fellows Not much legislative progress a year after the court ruling on Muslim marriages

Visiting Fellow Dr. Fatma on the status of legislation to recognize and regulate Muslim marriages in South Africa on page 18 of Muslim Voices.

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March 07, 2023 Fellows Reclaiming religion: reforming family law for gender equality

The rights of women are frequently suppressed under the guise of religious or cultural traditions. Visiting Fellow Marwa Sharafeldin asks, how can this be addressed?

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March 01, 2023 Fellows Survivors and Advocates Discuss Earthquake’s Aftermath in Syria at HLS Panel

Harvard Law School hosted a hybrid panel Tuesday afternoon on the emergency response and aftermath of the Feb. 6 earthquake for refugees of northwestern Syria, co-hosted by the Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association and Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World.

November 06, 2022 Fellows Final question for MMDA reforms in Sri Lanka: Is the practice of polygamy Islamic?

It is vital to have a considered conversation about polygamy within Muslim communities of this country, says Visiting Fellow Ermiza Tegal.