News from Kayan Feminist Organization

Second Marriage-For Men Only?

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In this opinion article, Kayan lawyer Rawan Eghbariah, puts the problem of women’s lack of rights in the Sharia Courts onto the table. In particular she addresses the Sharia Court’s assumption that women who are wish to remarry after a divorce should lose custody of their children. This assumption leaves women in a precarious position, and is unjust in its assumptions about child welfare and women’s personal status.

To read the full article in Arabic please click here

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