Women’s Rights and Human Rights in Muslim Countries: A Case-Study

“Women’s Rights and Human Rights in Muslim Countries: A Case-Study” Phoenix A, Hinds H, and Stacey J, New Directions in Women’s Studies for the ‘90’s (London: Falmer Press, 1992) pp.113-124 (with Shaheen Sardar-Ali)

Posted: 23 Nov 2021

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Siobhan Mullally

National University of Ireland Galway

Shaheen Sardar Ali

Independent

Date Written: September 29, 2021

Abstract

This chapter analyses the varying concepts and debates on gender equality and women's rights in Islam, and strategies for feminist interpretations and resistance within Islam. It includes analysis and debate on reservations to the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, the legality of such reservations and the possibility for feminist reimaginings of CEDAw.

Keywords: Feminist legal theory; Islam and Human Rights; Gender equality and Islam; Islamisation; CEDAW; Reservations to treaties

Suggested Citation

Mullally, Siobhan and Ali, Shaheen Sardar, Women’s Rights and Human Rights in Muslim Countries: A Case-Study (September 29, 2021). “Women’s Rights and Human Rights in Muslim Countries: A Case-Study” Phoenix A, Hinds H, and Stacey J, New Directions in Women’s Studies for the ‘90’s (London: Falmer Press, 1992) pp.113-124 (with Shaheen Sardar-Ali), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3933177

Siobhan Mullally (Contact Author)

National University of Ireland Galway ( email )

Galway
Ireland

Shaheen Sardar Ali

Independent

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