Do sharia courts discriminate against women?
- Posted by Maryam Namazie
- On May 28, 2016
- 0 Comments
- Sharia, women
The accommodation of arbitration systems to govern private and family matters had led, arguably, to the greatest human rights violations of minority women in the UK.
An open letter by an unprecedented number of women’s rights campaigners and organisations raised serious concerns about a government inquiry into the courts and called it a whitewash.
See media coverage on the inquiry below:
Sharia courts review branded a ‘whitewash’ over appointment ‘bias’ concerns, Independent, 10 July 2016
Also see interviews on the courts here:
BBC Radio 4 Beyond Belief
Debate the courts with Mohammad Shafiq from the Ramadan Foundation on RT.