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    Human Rights in the Digital Age
    Human Rights Review 20 (4): 477-482. 2019.
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    Women’s Rights in Islamic Shari’a: Between Interpretation, Culture and Politics
    Muslim World Journal of Human Rights 11 (1): 1-24. 2014.
    This article analyses existing biases – whether due to misinterpretation, culture or politics – in the application of women’s rights under Islamic Shari’a law. The paper argues that though in its inception, one purpose of Islamic law may have aimed at elevating the status of women in pre-Islamic Arabia, biases in interpreting such teachings have failed to free women from discrimination and have even added “divinity” to their persistent subjugation. By examining two case studies – Saudi Arabia an…Read more