Inheritance Reform of Rights at Home

This article makes a case for the reform of traditional Muslim law of inheritance in the context of our times so that women can enjoy a stable, fulfiliing and independent lives. It includes a brief overview of the quaranic verses on inheritance, traditional rules of inheritance derived from these verses and the hadiths of the major schools of law, some examples of how these laws affect women, potential prospects for reform, and examples of reform from various countries of the world.&
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A project of Sisters in Islam - a progressive Muslim women’s rights group