Muslim woman crying and returning wedding ring to her husband.

December 25, 2022 Unilateral Repudiation or Divorce? Ṭalāq Betwixt and Between Diverse (Extra-)Judicial Environments

An article examining the multiple manners in which a foreign form of nuptial dissolution – broadly identified with the Arabic term ṭalāq can de facto be civilly recognized by judicial and administrative authorities.

Portrait of young muslim woman wearing formal wear, protect face mask and hijab head scarf, hold Afghanistan flag card against isolated background. Coronavirus country concept.

November 18, 2021 Program Newsletter November 2021

We are happy to announce the launch of our new website, through which we will be sharing our scholarship and latest news and events, which recently included a virtual side event for the 48th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council about Afghan women human rights defenders.

Judge's Gavel and law books

October 04, 2021 First-Hand Insights into the Region

Program on Law & Society in the Muslim World Associate Director Salma Waheedi contributes two chapters to a new book by Anja Schoeller-Schletter

Sheep boarding a long-distance transport ship

October 28, 2020 Program on Law & Society in the Muslim World Director Professor Kristen Stilt Quoted in Guardian Exclusive

Professor Kristen Stilt, Faculty Director of the Program on Law & Society in the Muslim World, who is writing a book on the long-distance transport of animals, said: “With the Guardian’s shocking findings… [it’s] time for an open and honest assessment of an industry that has caused one crisis after another."