Reform is often resisted on the grounds that Muslim family laws are divine and thus not open to change. Yet in reality change and reform have been inherent in Muslim legal tradition.

The video highlights concepts and tools from Muslim Legal Tradition that can be used to pave the way for family laws that are more in line with contemporary Muslim realities, justice and gender equality.

For more information, check out Musawah’s Knowledge Building Brief “Muslim Family Laws: What Makes Reform Within the Tradition Possible?”, along with other resources in English, Arabic and French, at