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Sharia & women"s human rights in Nigeria

Sharia & women"s human rights in Nigeria

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Published by Women Advocates Research & Documentation Center (WARDC), Women"s Aid Collective (WACOL) in Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria, Northern
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law) -- Nigeria, Northern -- Congresses,
    • Islamic law -- Nigeria, Northern -- Congresses,
    • Women in Islam -- Nigeria, Northern -- Congresses,
    • Women"s rights -- Nigeria, Northern -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSharia and women"s human rights in Nigeria
      Statementedited by Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, Abiola Akiyode Afolabi.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsEzeilo, Joy., Afolabi, Abiola Akiyode., Women Advocates Research & Documentation Centre (Lagos, Nigeria), Women"s Aid Collective (Nigeria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA516.A67 S52 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 140 p. ;
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3345237M
      ISBN 109788051030
      LC Control Number2004352795
      OCLC/WorldCa54447626

        Sharia law is Islam's legal system. It is derived from both the Koran, Islam's central text, and fatwas - the rulings of Islamic scholars. Sharia literally means "the clear, well-trodden path to. Sharia, Sharia law or Islamic law is a set of religious principles which form part of the Islamic culture. The Arabic word sharīʿah (Arabic: شريعة ‎) refers to the revealed law of God and originally meant "way" or "path".. Classical sharia deals with many aspects of public and private life, including religious rituals, family life, business, crimes, and warfare.

      Human Rights Watch investigated a number of Saudi-led airstrikes that appeared to be unlawful, including the bombing of a dairy factory in the port of Hodaida on March 31 that killed at least Sharia is derived from the Qur’an and Sunnah (prophetic tradition) by qualified scholars who use an interpretative process that includes qiyas (reasoning by analogy) and ijma (scholarly consensus) and also relies on precedent. This process of interpreting Sharia is called fiqh in Arabic, which means “deep understanding.”Fiqh is determined by qualified religious scholars who use their. BAOBAB For Women’s Human Rights is a not for profit, non-governmental organization, which focuses on women’s legal rights issues under the three systems of Gender Law – customary, statutory and religious- in Nigeria Baobab’s vision is that women’s human rights become an integral part of everyday life. BAOBAB works to promote and protect Women's rights principally via improving.

      Women's Rights under Shari'a Law. By Ainsley Gill and Leena Mohammed, 5/25/ When the Western World thinks of Shari’a Law, a certain image comes to mind. The idea that Shari’a Law is oppressive, and therefore Islam is by extension, is a grossly misunderstood concept. Religion is strictly what has been said in the Holy Book - and. This week more than women who have faced abuse issued a warning of the growing threat to their rights by Sharia courts and parallel legal systems. Also this week, One Law for All submitted.   The Sharia law is not only compatible with human rights but also the most effective way to achieve human rights. Human rights violations in Muslim countries - whose regimes are usually supported by Western allies - are not due to Sharia law. The violence in Islamic countries is mainly exercised by the state and dates back to the post-colonial era.


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