Norhayati Kaprawi, or Yati, is a Muslim artist-activist and a filmmaker, having created many animations and documentaries that offer social messages on matters which concern her. She takes it upon herself to screen her films at university campuses and independent festivals around Malaysia – often to an eager audience and full houses. Her featured video tells the story during the Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) time of the female imam, Ummu Waraqah. (Bahasa Melayu with English subtitles)


The Global Conference on Muslim Family Law Reform is the inaugural international gathering for Musawah’s Campaign for Justice in Muslim Family Laws, which aims to bring together women’s rights activists, academics and policy makers in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa to create a global momentum for the urgent necessity to end discrimination against women in the family. For more information on and to join the Campaign for Justice in Muslim Family Laws, visit

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