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Sharia courts pose a growing threat to women’s rights

Sharia courts pose a growing threat to women’s rights

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Thursday, 15 December, 2016
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This week  Also this week,  submitted  to the Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry into Sharia Councils on how violence and gender inequality lie at the heart of the courts. By permitting Sharia courts, Britain is clearly failing to meet its obligations to gender equality in the family as specified in the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.