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International Consultation on Trends in Family Law Reform in Muslim Countries
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Date: 18-20 March 2006

Venue: Crown Princess Hotel, Kuala Lumpur 

Participants: International and local scholars, activists and policy-makers.

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Speeches

- Speech by Puan Hanis Hussein
- Speech by Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir
- Speech by Puan Nori Abdullah
- Opening speech by Ms Zainah Anwar

SESSION I: TOWARDS A FRAMEWORK OF JUSTICE AND EQUALITY IN ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW REFORM
Kyai Hussein Muhammad: Text and Context - The Social Construction of Islamic Law (in Bahasa)(English)
Dr Ziba Mir-Hosseini: The Construction of Gender in Islamic Legal TheorySESSION II: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE: TRENDS IN ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW REFORM
Ms Amina Lemrini El Ouahabi: From Regional to Local – A model Muslim Family Law based on Justice and Equality (in Arabic)(English)SESSION III: PUSH FOR REFORM – STATUS REPORT FROM MUSLIM COUNTRIES
Indonesia – Ms Maria Ulfah Anshor, Head, Young Women’s Wing, Fatayat Nahdhlatul Ulama
Philippines – Ms Yasmin Busran-Lao, President, Al-Mujadilah Development Foundation, Marawi City
Malaysia – Hajjah Nik Noriani Nik Badlishah, Legal Consultant, Sisters in IslamOthers:
- Informative websites on Islam
- List of NGOs
- List of scholars

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