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Title:Sharia penal and family laws in Nigeria and in the Muslim world: rights based approach
Editor:Ibrahim, JibrinISNI
City of publisher:Nigeria
Publisher:Global Rights
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:Islamic law
human rights
women's rights
conference papers (form)
Abstract:This volume contains the papers which were presented at the international conference on sharia law and human rights, especially women's rights, in Nigeria which was held on 5-7 August 2003 in Abuja, Nigeria. Contributions: Realities and Islamic values in a global world (Usman Bugaje); Democracy, rights and Islam (Sanusi Lamido Sanusi); Diversity of thought in the development of sharia (Maryam Uwais); Islam, women and gender justice (Asghar Ali Engineer); Legal pluralism and the development of the rule of law in Nigeria: issues and challenges in the development and application of the sharia (Muhammed Tawfiq Ladan); An overview of sharia law and practice in Nigeria (Muhammed Tabiu); An overview of sharia law and practice in Nigeria (Sanusi C. Yusuf); Shari'ah sources and the defence of women's rights (Mustapha Hussain Isma'il); Women's rights and access to justice (Saudatu Mahdi); Issues in defending Safiyyatu Husseini and Amina Lawal (Aliyu Musa Yawuri); Women strategizing within the Muslim world (Asma'u Joda). [ASC Leiden abstract]