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Personal status law reform in Egypt: Women’s rights NGOs navigating between Islamic law and human rights

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This thesis explores the ways in which Islamic law and human rights interact within the work of women’s rights non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that advocate the reform of the Egyptian Personal Status Law (PSL) in the period between 2006 and 2010.

The thesis shows the relevance of the human rights framework as well as the flexibility of Islamic legal discourse in the work of the NGOs. Drawing on both Islamic law and human rights enabled NGOs to develop a more gender-sensitive r...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law - Socio-Legal Studies,Centre for
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:9d389f66-f8f6-4c0a-8755-1f7d2186a1ba
Local pid:
ora:10736

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