William and Mary Law School

Challenging History and Tradition: Women and Islamic Law

Challenging History and Tradition: Women and Islamic Law

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"The Law School's Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Justice was pleased to host Zainah Anwar, the Reves Center's First Annual Kraemer Distinguished Scholar of Islamic Law and Governance, on Tuesday, March 17. Anwar is the founding member and former Executive Director of Sisters in Islam, a Malaysian non-governmental organization which focuses on advancing women's rights within the framework of the Islamic culture and faith. She also is currently the project director for Musawah, a global movement for equality and justice in the Muslim family. On March 17, Anwar gave a lecture at the Law School and was enthusiastically received."

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