Women in Islam. Between Sharia and Social Reality.

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May 14, 2019. The UNESCO Chair in the Study of the Philosophical Foundations of Justice and Democratic Society organized – Lunchtime with Soumaya Naamane Guessous and Fatima Houda-Pepin. Women in Islam. Between Sharia and Social Reality. Morocco-Quebec.

Women are subject to a code initiated and established by Islamic Sharia, and another derived from positive law. These two codes intertwine and interfere in the daily life of Muslim women. What, then, is the attitude to be adopted by women under the order of these two imperatives?

Could sharia follow the contemporary social and political reality of Muslim women?

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