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Working Paper: Guardianship Law and Muslim Women
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Guardianship Law and Muslim Women

SIS Working Paper Series - August 2002, deals with the issues on Guardianship Law and Muslim Women in Malaysia. Muslim women continue to face problems in getting access to justice in matters pertaining to their marital rights. The problem range from pluralistic nature of the legal system that vests the administration of Islamic justice for Muslims in independent state jurisdictions, to discriminatory substantive provisions on guardianship of children in the variety of legislation regarding these issues.

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