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Gender and human rights in Islam and international law

Shaheen Sardar Ali

Gender and human rights in Islam and international law

equal before Allah, unequal before man?

by Shaheen Sardar Ali

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Published by Kluwer Law International in The Hague, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- Pakistan,
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law) -- Pakistan,
  • Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- Islamic countries,
  • Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-348) and index

    Statementby Shaheen Sardar Ali
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKPL2108 .A44 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 358 p. ;
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18107875M
    ISBN 109041112685
    LC Control Number99042867

    viii Gender and Human Rights in Islam and International Lau* Women's Human Rights in Islam as Categories of Entitlem The Non-Discriminatory Categories of Rights, Ibadaat and Women's Human Rights 50 The Protective and Corrective Category, Muamalaat and Women's Human Rights 56 Discriminatory Category of Rights: The Verse Debate   HUMAN RIGHTS Human rights are moral principles that set out certain standards of human behavior, and are regularly protected as legal rights in national and international law. They are "commonly understood as inalienable fundamental rights to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being.“ Human rights are.

      Islam and Human Rights is a probing examination of how the Islamic tradition has been exploited for political ends by regimes and institutions seeking to legitimize policies inimical to human rights. Ann Elizabeth Mayer critically appraises Islamic human rights schemes that dilute the human rights afforded by international law, comparing them with the complex Islamic legal heritage and Cited by: Biography. Shaheen, a Pashtun, was born in Swat in in Pakistan and obtained her BA, LLB and an MA in Political Science from the University of Peshawar.A Foreign and Commonwealth Scholarship allowed her to come to the UK in to take an LLM in international law at Hull returned to Pakistan and gained a professorship at Peshawar University in

      The United Nations and the Advancement of Women, This comprehensive reference work chronicles the ground-breaking efforts of the United Nations in promoting recognition of women's fundamental human rights, codifying those rights in legally binding international agreements & fostering greater understanding of women's central role in peace-building & in economic & social Author: UN Geneva Library.   On Human Rights Day, 10 December , the Pakistani Ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council claimed that the Cairo Declaration of Human Rights in Islam, adopted in by the 56 member states of the Orgainsation of the Islamic Conference "is not an alternative" to the Universal Declaration but "complementary".


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