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ILSP LUNCH TALK :: Family Law Reform in Pakistan: Recent Opinions (Fatwās) Favoring Women-Initiated Divorce
September 22, 2017 @ 12:00 - 13:00
Mubasher Hussain, Visiting Fellow, ILSP: SHARIAsource, Harvard Law School
Mubasher Hussain will discuss scholar-jurists’ views on the options for marriage dissolution available to Muslim women in Pakistan. This talk will explore the arguments in favor of women-initiated divorce, as articulated in several recent leading advisory opinions (fatwās) from certain textualist jurists in Pakistan.