Family Law and Women’s Economic Empowerment

20 November 2020

Mala Htun and Francesca Jensenius present their research findings on the linkages between family laws and women’s economic agency and on the question of why family laws remain discriminatory in a large group of countries despite widespread advances in women’s…

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Mobilising to #FreeOurFamilyLaws

11 June 2020

Over 45 countries in the world (some with Muslim-majority populations and Muslim minorities) have codified or uncodified Muslim family laws that govern family relationships. Many of these laws are unfair and unjust towards women and girls. But we have been…

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