Sharia in the UK
In the UK, Muslim Arbitration Tribunals, Sharia Councils and other bodies are using Sharia Law to settle disputes which involve issues such as domestic violence, forced marriage and divorce. IKWRO is concerned that some of these bodies discriminate against women and girls.
Letter to Amber Rudd, Secretary of State The Independent Review on Sharia: Sharia Laws are part of the extremist threat and not a solution As black and minority women […]
‘Sharia’ and other religious systems of arbitration are back in the news once again. There appears to be growing recognition of the profoundly discriminatory nature of religious arbitration systems which […]
Public Seminar at UK Parliament on Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to Justice Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to Justice is hosted by IKWRO and several organisations and […]
A meeting for BME women In an Open Letter to Theresa May, an unprecedented number of BME women’s rights organisations and campaigners signed a letter warning against the rapid slide […]