DISPELLING RHETORICS: LAW OF DIVORCE AND GENDER INEQUALITY IN ISLAM (29th April, 2017)

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The main themes of the Workshop to be deliberated are as under :
1. Mens’s right to divorce: Triple Talaq and Intervening Marriage (halala)
2. Right to Khula: Unveiling Gender Equality Concerns in India
3. Muslim Law Reforms in India: Problems and Prospects
On the above themes one day Workshop is proposed in which Islamic Legal Scholars,
judges, lawyers, academicians and women activists, Students and those who are
working in the field are invited to participate.

For ready reference of the participants some readings are suggested:
1. Divorce and Gender Equity in Muslim Personal Law of India by Dr Kause Edappagath
(http://www.livelaw.in/review-dr-kausar-edappagaths-book-divorce-gender-equitymuslim-personal-law/)

  1. Triple talaq: an analytical study with emphasis on socio-legal aspects by Furqan Ahmad (https://books.google.co.in/books/about/Triple_talaq.html?id=G7qRAAAAMAAJ
  2. “Understanding the Islamic Law of Divorce”, 45 JILI, 444-508 (July-Sept., 2003).
    file:///C:/Users/Administrator/Desktop/talaq.pdf
  3. “Understanding the Islamic Divorce” Indian Express, Delhi (August 1, 1993).
  4. “Muslim Women’s Right to Divorce – An apparently Misunderstood aspect of Islamic
    Law in India”, 13 Delhi Law Review 85 (1991)
  5. Women’s right to unilateral no-fault based divorce in Pakistan and India
    Muhammad Zubair Abbasi
  6. Eclectic Choice: An Experience (Takhayar based on which the muslim law can be
    reformed and amended.
    8.Masroor Ahmed v. State (NCT of Delhi) attached
  7. Shayara bano v. Union Of India
    Abstract and Paper Submission Guidelines
    Contributors are requested to initially submit an abstract of not more than 500 words.
    The last date of submission of abstract is April 22, 2017.
    The contributor should submit their final papers of 4000 words by April 26, 2017.
    Abstract and final paper should be submitted in the e-mail id: [email protected]

Conference Fee: Rs. 350/- per participant.

Coordinator
Furqan Ahmad
Professor, ILI
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