Work of the Fellows: Edited Volumes

Shah Bano and the Muslim Women Act, a Decade On

Carroll, Lucy (Fellow, 1996-97), ed.

Grabels Cédex, France: Co-published by Women Living Under Muslim Laws, International Solidarity Network & Women's Research Action Group, Bombay, 1998

From the publisher's description:

Subtitled 'The Right of the Divorced Muslim Women to Mataa', this is the case of an Indian Sunni woman who filled a petition in the Supreme Court arguing that the Muslim minority law applied to her in her divorce denied her rights otherwise guaranteed by the Constitution of India to all citizens.

Subjects: Law; History;; Mohd. Ahmed Khan v. Shah Bano Begum And Ors; Islam; Sharia; Muslims; Legal History;