The ‘<i>Khul̒</i> Law’ Criticized: The First Pen

Nadia Sonneveld

in Khul' Divorce in Egypt

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9789774164842
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971082 | DOI:
The ‘Khul̒ Law’ Criticized: The First Pen

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Provides an examination of the written sources in the national media, including newspapers and magazines. In addition to an analysis of the debate on khul', it presents an examination of reforms related to personal status adopted in the wake of the khul' law, in the period between 2000 and 2002.

Keywords: Shari'a law; Ijtihad; Sunni schools of Islamic law; Habiba Hadith; National Council for Women; Islamists; Personal status law reforms

Chapter.  10514 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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