Musawah Toolkit for Advocates: Sharing the Musawah Framework and Key Messages

About This Resource

This toolkit, which introduces key elements in the Musawah Framework for Action and key messages, is a tool for building knowledge and mobilising for equality in the family.

You may also download the parts of the toolkit most useful to you and your work:
1. Suggestions for Using This Toolkit
2. About Musawah and Key Messages
3. Equality, Justice and the Muslim Family
4. An Inclusive Global Movement
5. Structures and Framework for Action
6. Some Background Papers
7. Facilitator Notes

The toolkit also contains summary pages to academic resources that may be useful to your advocacy:

  • TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY: MUSLIM FAMILY LAWS AND THE SHARI’AH
    by Ziba Mir-Hosseini
  • IKHTILAF AL-FUQAHA: DIVERSITY IN FIQH AS SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION
    by Muhammad Khalid Masud
  • ISLAM BEYOND PATRIARCHY THROUGH GENDER INCLUSIVE QUR’ANIC ANALYSIS
    by amina wadud
  • THE GENESIS OF FAMILY LAW: HOW SHARI’AH, CUSTOM AND COLONIAL LAWS INFLUENCED THE DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONAL STATUS CODES
    by Amira El-Azhary Sonbol
  • FAMILY LAW IN CONTEMPORARY MUSLIM CONTEXTS: TRIGGERS AND STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE
    by Cassandra Balchin
  • WOMEN’S PLACE AND DISPLACEMENT IN THE MUSLIM FAMILY: REALITIES FROM THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
    by Kamala Chandrakirana
  • THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITMENT IN MODERN ISLAM
    by Khaled Abou El Fadl
  • OPENING SPEECH
    by Zainah Anwar, Musawah Project Director
    Global Meeting for Equality and Justice in the Muslim Family (2009)

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Region
Europe, Latin America-Caribbean, Middle East-North Africa, North America, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country
Source
Musawah
Thematic Areas

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