An article published in The Economist last week about Islam, Marriage and Law discusses at length how sharia marriages can hurt women in the West, especially in different European countries: The risk of being trapped between systems is acute for those in transition from the Islamic world, which has detailed prescriptions for marriage, divorce, custody and […]
I have recently started a Petition to reform English Marriage Law, as it is no longer ‘Fit For Purpose’. The Problem 100,000s have no legal rights in an unregistered religious marriage and this figure is rising yearly. Religious marriages conducted abroad are legally recognised. Unfortunately, UK religious marriages are not. The result? Chaos, injustice and discrimination: […]
Aina Khan was the legal consultant for The Truth About Muslim Marriage, a one hour peak-time documentary. The film follows Aina’s campaign to modernise and reform the English marriage law. It will be available for online viewing on Channel 4 for the next 29 days.