Knowledge Building Video #2 : Muslim Family Laws: What Makes Reform Possible?

Musawah Knowledge Building videos provide you with an accessible understanding of key concepts and ideas related to the Muslim legal tradition and family laws.

Reform is often resisted on the grounds that Muslim family laws are divine and thus not open to change. Yet in reality change and reform have been inherent in Muslim legal tradition. 

This second video highlights concepts and tools from Muslim Legal Tradition that can be used to pave the way for family laws that are more in line with contemporary Muslim realities, justice and gender equality.

With Arabic subtitles

With French subtitles

For more information, check out Musawah's Knowledge Building Brief  "Muslim Family Laws: What Makes Reform Within the Tradition Possible?" 

English: bit.ly/KBB2Eng

Arabic: bit.ly/KBB2Arabic

French: bit.ly/KBB2French

 

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