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Family Law Archive - November 2016

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A potted history of the prenup

If he marries another woman, he must not deprive the first one of her food, clothing and marital rights. Exodus 21:10:11 If you ain’t no punk holla we want prenup Kanye West The prenup gets a bad rep. Mistakenly peddled by the media as a new-fangled Americanism, people are often surprised to find that for nearly as long as... Read More

Bill aims to end unilateral conversion of minors in Malaysia

A new bill aims to end the unilateral conversion of minors in Malaysia. Proposed family law reforms were tabled for their first reading in the House on Monday, with the inclusion of a new Section 88A which states that “both parties” in a civil marriage must agree before a minor can convert to Islam. It is welcome news to... Read More

Sharia, legal pluralism and human rights: a discussion with Dr Elham Manea

Dr Elham Manea is a Senior Fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy and Associate Professor of Middle East Studies at Zurich University, a writer and a human rights activist. As well as being a consultant for Swiss government agencies and numerous international human rights organizations, she has published academic and non fiction books in... Read More
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