As part of its Global Life Stories Project, Musawah conducted a methodology workshop on developing an egalitarian understanding of the concepts of 'qiwamah' and 'wilayah' and family relationships in Bali, Indonesia recently.
The Indonesia Marriage Law 1/1974 contains inequalities for women and men in: minimum age for marriage, roles within the family, and permitting polygamy for men. What would an egalitarian family law look like?
Musawah is a global movement for equality and justice in the Muslim family. We call for equality, non-discrimination, justice and dignity as the basis of all human relations; full and equal citizenship for every individual; and marriage and family relations based on principles of equality and justice, with men and women sharing equal rights and responsibilities: Read more