This is the list of articles that FI across our 3 Legal Teams in UK, NY, and SG have researched.

First Cycle:

Afary, Jane, 2004.  The Human Rights of Middle Eastern and Muslim Women: A Project for the 21st Century.  Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 106-125.

Al-Hibri, Azizah, 1997. Islam, Law, and Custom: Redifining Muslim Women’s Rights. American University Journal of International Law and Policy 1, 1997.

Ali, S. S. Women’s Human Rights in Islam: Towards a Theoretical Framework. Genderand Human Rights in Islam and International Law: Equal Before Allah, Unequal Before Man?.Kluwer Law International: The Hague, 2000, pp. 42-88.

Al-Ta’a, Bayt, 2005.  Mobilizing Islam and Custom Against Statutory Reform.  Monde Arabe, No. 3, pp. 289-308.

Badawi, Jamal. The Status of Women in Islam. Al-Ittihad, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1971.

Bano, Afsar. Great Women of Early Times. Status of Women in Islamic Society: Volume II: Family. Ammol: New Delhi, India, 2003, pp. 341-377.

Belhachmi, Zakia, 2005.  Al-Salafiyya, Feminism, and Reforms in Twentieth Century Arab-Islamic Society.  The Journal of North African Studies, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp.11-141.

Farooq, Muhammad, 2005.  Gender Empowerment in Pakistan: The Religious Aspect. Hamdard Islamicus—Quarterly Journal of Studies and Research in Islam, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 27-39.

Feroze, Muhammad Rashid, 2003.  The Reform in Family Laws in the Muslim World.  In B.S. Turner, ed. Islam: Critical Concepts in Sociology Volume 3: Islam, Gender, and the Family.  London: Routledge, 2003, pp.1-21.

Firdous, Rehana, 1998.  Polygamy in Islam (a study of a modernist approach).  Pakistan Journal of Women’s Studies.  Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 1-16.

Guardi, Jolanda, 2004.  Women Reading the Qur’an: Religious Discourse and Islam. Hawwa,  Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 301-315.


Jansen, Wilhelmina. Contested Identities: Women and Religion in Algeria and Jordan. In Ask, K., and Tjomsland, M., ed. Women and Islamization: Contemporary Dimensions of Discourse on Gender Relations. Berg: Oxford, UK, 1998, pp. 73-102.

Kashani-Sabet, Firoozeh, 2005.  Who is Fatima? Gender, Culture, and Representation in Islam.  Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp.1-24.

Kian-Thiebaut, Azadeh. From Islamization to the Individualization of Women in Post-Revolutionary Iran. In Ansari, A., and Martin, V., ed. Women, Religion and Culture in Iran. Curzon Press: Richmond, Surrey, Great Britain, 2002, pp. 127-141.

Leo, Elizabeth Shlala, 2005.  Islamic Female Sexuality and Gender in Modern Feminist Interpretation.  Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp.129-140.

Mashhour, Amira, 2005. Islamic Law and Gender Equality–Could There be a Common Ground?: A Study of Divorce and Polygamy in Sharia Law and Contemporary Legislation in Tunisia and Egypt. Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 27, Iss.2, pp. 562 -96.

Maumoon, Dunya, 1999.  Islamism and Gender Activism: Muslim Women’s Quest for Autonomy.  Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp.269-283.

Mernissi, Fatima, 2005.  Muslim Women and Fundamentalism.  In M. Kamrava, ed. The New Voices of Islam: Reforming Politics and Modernity: A Reader.  London: Tauris, 2006, pp. 205-211.

Mir-Hosseini, Ziba, 2006.  Muslim Women’s Quest for Equality: Between Islamic Lawand Feminism.  Critical Inquiry, Vol. 32, pp. 629-645.

Mondai, Sekh Rahim, 2001.  Polygyny and Divorce in Muslim Society: Controversy andReality.  In A. Ali, ed.  Islam, Women, and Gender Justice.  New Delhi: Gyan Publishing House, 2001, pp.129-142.

Scott, Rachel M., 2009.  A Contextual Approach to Women’s Rights in the Qur’an: Readings of 4:34.  The Muslim World.  Vol. 99, pp. 60-85.

Shah, N.A. The Evolution of Islamic Law and Ijitihad. Women, the Koran and International Human Rights Law: The Experience of Pakistan. Koninklijke Brill

N.V: Leiden, The Netherlands, 2006, pp. 69-87.

Shaikh, Sa’diyya, 2004.  Knowledge, Women, and Gender in the Hadith: A Feminist Interpretation.  Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 99-108.

Siddiqi, Dina, 2006. In the name of Islam? Gender, Politics and Women’s Rights in Bangladesh. Harvard Asia Quarterly, Winter 2006.

Snajdr, Edward, 2005.  Gender, Power, and the Performance of Justice: Muslim Women’s Responses to Domestic Violence in Kazakhstan.  American Ethnologist, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 294-311.

Souaiaia, Ahmed E., 2004.  From Transitory Status to Perpetual Sententiae: Rethinking Polygamy in Islamic Traditions.  Hawwa, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 290-300.

Tohidi, Nayereh, 2003.  Women’s Rights in the Muslim World: The Universal-Particular Interplay.  Hawwa, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 152-188.

Vidyasagar, Girija and Rea, David M., 2004.  Saudi Women Doctors: Gender and Careers Within Wahhabic Islam and a “Westernized” Work Culture.  Women’s Studies International Forum, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 261-280.

Wadud, Amina, 2004.  Qur’an, Gender, and Interpretive Possibilities.  Hawwa, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 317-336.

Wadud, Amina, 2006.  Aishah’s Legacy: The Struggle for Women’s Rights Within Islam. In M. Kamrava, ed. The New Voices of Islam: Reforming Politics and Modernity: A Reader.  London: Tauris, 2006, pp. 201-204.

Second Cycle:

Abusharaf, Adila, 2006.  Women in Islamic Communities: The Quest for Gender Justice Research.  Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 28, pp. 714-728.

Agnes, Flavia, 1996. Economic Rights of Women in Islamic Law. Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 31, No. 41/42, pp. 2832-38.

Ahmadi, Fereshteh, 2006.  Islamic Feminism in Iran: Feminism in a New Islamic Context.  Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 33-53.

Alexandre, Michele, 2007. Big Love: Is Feminist Polygamy an Oxymoron or a True Possibility?, Hasting Women’s Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp.3-29.

Cabre, Yolanda Aixela. (2007). The Mudawwana and Koranic Law from a Gender Perspective. The Substantial Changes in the Moroccan Family Code of 2004. Language & Intercultural Communication. 7 (Issue 2), 133-143

Feldman, Noah. (2008). Why Shariah?. The New York Times Magazine. March 16th, 46-51.

Hammer, Juilane, 2008. Identity, Authority, and Activism: American Muslim Women Approach the Qur’an. The Muslim World, Vol. 98, No. 4, pp. 443-64.

Salime, Zakia, 2008.  Mobilizing Muslim Women: Multiple Voices, the Sharia, and the State.  Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 200-211.

Shehabuddin, Elora. (1999). Contesting the Illicit: Gender and the Politics of Fatwas in Bangladesh. Sign: Journal of Women and Culture in Society. 24 (4), 1011-1044

Warren, Christie S., 2008. Lifting the Veil: Women and Islamic Law. Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 33-64.

UK Chapter Collection

Aahraa, M.,1998. ‘The concept of custody in Islamic law’ Arab Law Quarterly

Abbott, F., 1962.  Pakistan’s New Marriage Law: A Reflection of Qur’anic Interpretation. Asian Survey, Vol. 1, No. 11, pp. 26-32.

Ali, S., 1997. Is an adult Muslim woman sui juris? Some reflections on the concept of “consent in marriage” without a wali (with particular reference to the Saima Waheed case). Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Vol 3.

Ali, S., 1998. Women’s human rights in Islam: towards a theoretical framework. Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Vol 4.

Ali, S., 2005. Educating lawyers for transnational challenges: the challenge of Islamic law. Journal of Legal Education, Vol 55.

Ali, S., 2006. Rights of the child under Islamic law and laws of Pakistan: a thematic overview. Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law, Vol 2, pp. 1-16.

Alidadi, K., 2005. The western judicial answer to Islamic Talaq: peeking through the gate of conflict of laws’ UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law 5(1).

An-Naim, A. 2005. Rights and scholarship for social change In Islamic communities. Muslim World Journal of Human Rights, Vol  2(1).

Arabi, O., 2001. The dawning of the third millennium in the Shari’a: Egypt’s Law No.1 of 2000, or Women May Divorce at Will. Arab Law Quarterly, Vol 16.

Baderin, M. 2001. Establishing Areas of Common Ground Between Islamic Law and International Human Rights.The International Journal of Human Rights, Vol 5, No 2, pp. 72-113.

Bakht, N. 2004. Family Arbitration Using Sharia Law: Examining Ontario’s Arbitration Act and Its Impact On Women. Muslim World Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 1, No. 1.

Behrouz, A., N., 2003.  Transforming Islamic Family Law: State Responsibility and the Role of Internal Initiative. Columbia Law Review, Vol. 103, No. 5., pp. 1136-1162.

Behrouz, A.N., 2005 / 2006. Women’s Rebellion: Towards A New Understanding Of Domestic Violence In Islamic Law. UCLA Journal, Vol.5, No.153.

Buskens, L., 2003. Recent Debates On Family Law Reform In Morocco: Islamic Law As Politics In An Emerging Public Sphere. Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 70-13.

Carroll L., 1979.  The Muslim Family Law Ordinance, 1961: Provisions and procedures – a reference paper for current research.  Contributions to Indian Sociology, Vol.13, No. 1.

Carroll, L., 1998. Orphaned Grandchildren in Islamic Law of Succession: Reform and Islamization in Pakistan: The Islamic Inheritance System. Islamic Law and Society, Vol.5.

Carroll, L., 1996. Quran 2:229 –  A Charter Granted to the Wife? Judicial Khul in Pakistan. Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 91-126.

Charrad, M., 1992. State and gender in the Maghrib. WAF Journal, No. 3, pp. 10-12.

El Alami, D., 1999-2000. Remedy or Device? The System of Khul’ and the Effects of its Incorporation into Egyptian Personal Status Law. Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Vol. 6.

El Fadel, M., 1998. Reinterpreting the Guardian’s Role in the Islamic Contract of Marriage: The Case of Maliki School.Islamic Law and Culture, Vol. 3.

El-Cheikh, N. 1998-1999. The 1998 Proposed Civil Marriage Law in Lebanon: the Reaction of the Muslim Communities. Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Vol. 5.

Fadel, M., 1997. Two Women, One Man: Knowledge, Power, and Gender in Medieval Sunni Legal Thought.International Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 185-204.

Goolam, M.H.N., 2001. Gender Equality in Islamic Family Law: Dispelling Common Misconceptions and Misunderstanding. International Family Law Journal.

Grossman, A., 2003-04. Islamic Land: Group Rights, National Identity and Law. UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law, Vol. 3, No. 53.

Hasan, A., 1999. In Practice: Marriage in Islamic Law. Family Law Journal , Vol. 29.

Jawad, H., 2003.  Muslim Feminism: A Case Study of Amina Wadud’s Qur’an and Woman, Journal of Islamic Studies, Vol 42, No. 1.

Jilani, T.H., 2001.Implementing the Right To Marry: A View from the Pakistani Courts. International Family Law Journal.

Jindani, M. 2004-2005. The Concept of Mahr (Dower) in Islamic Law: The Need of Statutory Recognition by English Law. Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Vol.11.

Kamali, M. H., 1998. Punishment in Islamic Law: A Critique of the Hudud Bill of Kelantan, Malaysia. Arab Law Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 203-234.

Kar, M., 2007. Iranian Law and Women’s Rights. Muslim World Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 4, Iss. 1.

Kebir, Y., 1998-1999. The Status of Children and their Protection in Algerian Law. Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Vol. 5.

Kennedy, C. H., 1999. Islamic Legal Reform and the Status of Women in Pakistan. Journal of Islamic Studies, Vol. 2.

Layish, A., 1978. The Contribution of the Modernists to the Secularization of Islamic Law. Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 263-277.

Maddy-Weitzman, B., 2005. Women, Islam, and the Moroccan State: The Struggle Over the Personal Status Law.Middle East Journal ,Vol. 59. No. 3, pp. 393-410

Majid, A. 1998. The Politics of Feminism in Islam.  Signs. Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 321-361.

Marcotte, R.D., 2005. How Far Have the Reforms Gone in Islam? Women Studies International Forum, Vol. 26.

Mehdi, R., 2005. Facing the Enigma: Talaq-I Tafwiz A Need of a Muslim Woman in Nordic Perspective.International Journal of the Sociology of Law, Vol. 33.

Meron, Y., 2001. The Moslem Marriage Between Status and Contract. Studia Islamica, No. 92, pp. 197-203.

Mir-Hosseini, Z., 2002-2003. Islamic Law and Feminism: The Story of a Relationship. Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Vol. 9.

Moghadam V.M. and Roudi-Fahimi, F., 2005.  Reforming Family Laws to Promote Progress in Middle East and North Africa, Population Reference Bureau.

Moors, A., 2003. Public Debates On Family Law Reform Participants, Positions, And Styles Of Argumentation In The 1990s. Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 1-11.

Moosa, E., 2002. The Poetics and Politics of Law After Empire: Reading Women’s Rights In The Contestations Of Law. UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law, Vol.1, No. 1.

Moosa, N., 2004. An Over-View of Divorce and Dispute Resolution in Islamic Law. International Family Law Journal.

Qureshi, A., 1997.  Her honour: an Islamic critique of the rape laws of Pakistan from a Woman-sensitive perspective,Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol 18, No 2.

Rahman, F. 1980.  A Survey of Modernization of Muslim Family Law. International Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 451-465.

Rahmatian, A. 1996. Termination of Marriage in Nigerian Family Laws: The need for Reform and the Relevance of the Tanzanian Experience. International Journal of Law, pp. 281-316.

Ramadan, M. A., 2006. Divorce Reform in the Sharia Court of Appeals in Israel (1992-2003). Islamic Law and Society, Vol.13 ,No.2.

Shah, N., A., 2006.  Women’s Human Rights in the Koran: An Interpretive Approach.  Human Rights Quarterly, pp. 868–903.

Shaham, R., 1999. State, Feminists and Islamists-the Debate Over Stipulations in Marriage Contracts in Egypt.Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, No. 62.

Shehadeh, L.R., 2000. Women In The Discourse Of Sayyid Qutb. Arab Studies Quarterly.

Spectorsky, S., 2001.Theme Issue: Hadith And Fiqh. Islamic Law and Society, Vol.8, No.3.

Welcham, L., 2001. Capacity, Consent and Under-Age Marriage in Muslim Family Law. The International Survey of Family Law.

Yahia al-Hibri, A., 2000-2001. Muslim Women’s Rights in the Global Village: Challenges and Opportunities,Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 15, No. 1/2 , pp. 37-66.

Yazbak, M., 2001- 2002. Minor Marriages and Khiyar Al-Bulugh in Ottoman Palestine: A Note on Women’s Strategies in a Patriarchal Society. Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 9.

Zahraa, M., 1996. The Legal Capacity of Women in Islamic Law. Arab Law Quarterly, Vol. 11, No. 3., pp. 245-263.

Zahraa, M. & Malek, N.M., 1998. The Concept of Custody in Islamic Law. Arab Law Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 2. pp. 155-177.

Singapore Chapter Articles

Abbott, Nabia, 1941, “Women and the State on the Eve of Islam”, The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 259-284

Abbott, Nabia. 1942, “Women and the State in Early Islam”, Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 106-126

Ahmed, Anees. 2001, “Reforming Muslim Personal Law”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 36, No. 8, pp. 618-619

Ahmed, Leila. 1986, “Women and the Advent of Islam”, Signs, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 665-691

Anderson, J.N.D. 1958, “Reforms in Family Law in Morocco”, Journal of African Law, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 146-159

Ansari, Iqbal A. 1991, “Muslim Women’s Rights: Goals and Strategy of Reform”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 26, No. 17, pp. 1095-1097

Arabi, Oussama. 2001, “The Dawning of the Third Millennium on Shari’a: Egypt’s Law no. 1 of 2000, or Women May Divorce at Will”, Arab Law Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 2-21

Arat, Yesim. 1998, “Feminists, Islamists, and Political Change in Turkey”, Political Psychology, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 117-131

Bahramitash, Roksana. 2002, “Islamic Fundamentalism and Women’s Employment in Indonesia”, International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 255-272

Cammack, Mark & Young, Lawrence A. & Heaton, Tim. 1996, “Legislating Social Change in an Islamic Society-Indonesia’s Marriage Law”, The American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 45-73

Dawla, Aida Seif El. 2000, “Reproductive Rights of Egyptian Women: Issues for Debate”, Reproductive Health Matters, Vol. 8, No. 16, pp. 45-54

Engineer, Asghar Ali. 1994, “Status of Muslim Women”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 297-300

Hasan, Rafia. 1981, “The Role of Woman as Agents of Change and Development in Pakistan”, Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 68-75

Hashim, Iman. 1999, “Reconciling Islam and Feminism”, Gender and Development, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 7-14

Honarvar, Nayer. 1988, “Behind the Veil: Women’s Rights in Islamic Societies”, Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 355-387

Ilkkaracan, Pinar and Women for Women’s Human Rights. 1998, “Exploring the Context of Women’s Sexuality in Eastern Turkey”, Reproductive Health Matters, Vol. 6, No. 12, pp. 66-75

Khadduri, Majid. 1978, “Marriage in Islamic Law: The Modernist Viewpoints”, The American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 213-218

Khan, Shahnaz. 2003, “”Zina” and the Moral Regulation of Pakistani Women”, Feminist Review, No. 75, pp. 75-100

Kimber, Richard. 1998, “The Qurʾanic Law of Inheritance”, Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 291-325

Mayer, Ann. 1978, “Developments in the Law of Marriage and Divorce in Libya since the 1969 Revolution”, Journal of African Law, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 30-49

Naveh, Immanuel. 2002, “The Tort of Injury and Dissolution of Marriage at the Wife’s Initiative in Egyptian Maḥkamat al-Naqḍ Rulings”, Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 16-41

Obermeyer, Carla Makhlouf. 1994, “Reproductive Choice in Islam: Gender and State in Iran and Tunisia”, Studies in Family Planning, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 41-51

Shaham, Ron. 1994, “Judicial Divorce at the Wife’s Initiative: The Sharīʿa Courts of Egypt, 1920-1955”, Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 217-257

Shaham, Ron. 1995, “Custom, Islamic Law, and Statutory Legislation: Marriage Registration and Minimum Age at Marriage in the Egyptian Sharīʿa Courts”, Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 258-281

Shatzmiller, Maya. 1995, “Women and Property Rights in Al-Andalus and the Maghrib: Social Patterns and Legal Discourse”, Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 219-257

Siraj, M. 1968, “Recent Changes in the Administration of Muslim Family Law in Malaysia and Singapore”, The International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 221-232

Skalli, Loubna H. 2001, “Women and Poverty in Morocco: The Many Faces of Social Exclusion”, Feminist Review, No. 69, pp. 73-89

Smith, Jane I. 1979, “Women in Islam: Equity, Equality, and the Search for the Natural Order”, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 517-537

Starr, June. 1989, “The Role of Turkish Secular Law in Changing the Lives of Rural Muslim Women, 1950-1970”, Law & Society Review, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 497-523

Welchman, Lynn. 1988, “The Development of Islamic Family Law in the Legal System of Jordan”, The International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 868-886

Yazback, Mahmoud. 2002, “Minor Marriages and Khiyār al-Bulūgh in Ottoman Palestine: A Note on Women’s Strategies in a Patriarchal Society”, Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 386-409

Zahraa, Mahdi & Malek, Normi A. 1998, “The Concept of Custody in Islamic Law, Arab Law Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 155-177

New York Research Cycle 3

Abbott, Freeland. “Pakistan’s New Marriage Law: A Reflection of Qur’anic Interpretation”, Asian Survey

Agnes, Flavia. “Economic Rights of Women in Islamic Law”, Economic and Political Weekly

Carroll, Lucy. “Qur’an 2:229: ‘A Charter Granted to the Wife?’ Judicial Khul in Pakistan”, Islamic Law and Society

Center for Legal and Islamic Studies. “Promoting Women’s Rights through Shari’a in Northern Nigeria”, British Council and U.K. Department for International Development

El Fadl, Khaled Abou. “Faith-based Assumptions and Determinations Demeaning to Women”, Speaking in God’s Name: Islamic Law, Authority, and Women

Mir-Hosseini, Ziba. “Towards Gender Equality: Muslim Family Laws and the Shari’ah”, Wanted: Equality and Justice in the Muslim Family

Wahdud-Muhsin, Amina. “Rights and Roles of Women: Some Controversies”, Qur’an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text From a Woman’s Perspective

Zahraa, Mahdi. “The Legal Capacity of Women in Islamic Law,” Arab Law Quarterly

Contemporary Legal Reforms

Abusharaf, Adila. “Islamic Law and Gender Equality: Could There be a Common Ground? : A Study of Divorce and Polygamy in Sharia Law and Contemporary Legislation in Tunisia and Egypt”

Balchin, Cassandra. “Family Law in Contemporary Muslim Contexts: Triggers and Strategies for Change”

Cabre, Yolanda Aixela. “The Mudawanna and Koranic Law from a Gender Perspective”

Mashhour, Amira. “Islamic Law and Gender Equality: Could There be a Common Ground? : A Study of Divorce and Polygamy in Sharia Law and Contemporary Legislation in Tunisia and Egypt”

Mir-Hosseini, Ziba. “Muslim Women’s Quest for Equality: Between Islam and Feminism”

Quraishi, Asifa. “Her Honor: An Islamic Critique of the Rape Laws of Pakistan from a Woman-Sensitive Perspective”

Tohidi, Nayereh. “Women’s Rights in the Muslim World: The Universal Particular Interplay”

Textual Exegesis

Al-Hibri, Azizah. “Islam, Law, and Custom: Redefining Muslim Women’s Rights: Azizah Al-Hibri”

Al-Hibri, Azizah. “Muslim Women’s Rights in the Global Village: Challenges and Opportunities”

Al-Hibri, Azizah. “Qur’anic Foundations of the Rights of Muslim Women in the 21st Century”

Al-Hibri, Azizah. “The Nature of the Islamic Marriage: Azizah Al-Hibri”

Barlas, Asma. “Chapter 4: The Patriarchal Imaginary of Father/s Divine Ontology and the Prophets”, Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur’an

Hammer, Juliane. “Identity, Authority, and Activism: American Muslim Women Approach the Qur’an”

Stowasser, Barbara F. “The Woman’s Bay’a in the Qur’an”

Forms of Women’s Resistance

Afsaruddin, Asma. “Hermeneutics and Honor: Negotiating Female Public Space in Islamic/ate Societies”

Ahmadi, Fereshteh. “Islamic Feminism in Iran: Feminism in a New Islamic Context”

Gerami, Shahin and Melodye Lehnerer. “Women’s Agency and Household Diplomacy: Negotiating Fundamentalism”

Hegland, Mary Elaine. “Shi’a Women’s Rituals in Northwest Pakistan: The Shortcomings and Significance of Resistance”

Hoodfar, Homa and Nelofer Pazira. “Building Civil Societies: A Guide for Social and Political Activism: Women Living Under Muslim Laws”

Jansen, Wilhelmina. “Contested Identities: Women and Religion in Algeria and Jordan”

Othman, Norani. “Muslim Women and the Challenge of Islamic Fundamentalism/Extremism: An Overview of Southeast Asian Muslim Women’s Struggle for Human Rights and Gender Equality”

Snajdr, Edward. “Gender, Power, and the Performance of Justice: Muslim Women’s Responses to Domestic Violence in Kazakhstan”

Visweswaran, Kamala. “Gendered States: Rethinking Culture as a Site of South Asian Human Rights Work”

Zuhur, Sherifa. “Women and Empowerment in the Arab World”

Notions of Masculinity

Men, Masculinities and Peacebuilding: International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament

  • Militarism, Masculinity, and Men: Cynthia Cockburn (pp.16-20)
  • Men, Masculinity, and Guns: Can We Break the Link? : Ella Page (pp.24-30)
  • Militarization and Masculinity: Refusing Militarism is not Possible without Refusing Hegemonic  Masculinity: Andreas Speck (pp. 36-38)
  • India: Men’s Actions for Stopping Violence Against Women: Jose de Vries (pp. 45-47)
  • Caution and Care in Engaging Men in Gender Equality: Jose de Vries (pp.52-54)

Ahmed, Fauzia Erfan. “Islam, Masculinity, and Poverty Alleviation”

Booth, Marilyn. “Woman in Islam: Men and the ‘Women’s Press’ in turn-of-the-20th-century Egypt”

Elsadda, Hoda. “Imagining the New Man: Gender and Nation in Arab Literary Narratives in the early 20th Century”

Marsden, Magnus. “All-Male Sonic Gatherings, Islamic Reform, and Masculinity in North Pakistan”

Muslim Women in Literary Narratives

Ahmed, Syed Jamil. “The non-dit in the Zenana: Representations of Muslim women in Islamic Canonical Texts, the Neo-Colonial Imagination and a Feminist Response from Bangladesh”

Ali, Kamran Asdar. “‘Pulp Fictions’: Reading Pakistani Domesticity”

Bezhan, Faridullah. “Obedient and Resistant: Afghan Women in Maryam Mahboob’s Short Stories”

Booth, Marilyn. “May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Famous Women Biography and Gendered Prescription in Egypt”

    Bradford, Clare. “Representing Islam: Female Subjects in Suzanne Fisher Staples’s Novels”

    Elsadda, Hoda. “Discourses on Women’s Biography and Cultural Identity-Twentieth Century Representations of Aisha Bint Abi Bakr”

    Mills, Margaret. “The Gender of Trick: Female Tricksters and male Narrators”

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