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Khul' Divorce in EgyptPublic Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life$
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Nadia Sonneveld

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9789774164842

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774164842.001.0001

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The ‘Khul̒ Law’ Criticized: The First Pen

The ‘Khul̒ Law’ Criticized: The First Pen

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Khul' Divorce in Egypt

Nadia Sonneveld

American University in Cairo Press

Provides an examination of the written sources in the national media, including newspapers and magazines. In addition to an analysis of the debate on khul', it presents an examination of reforms related to personal status adopted in the wake of the khul' law, in the period between 2000 and 2002.

Keywords:   Shari'a law, Ijtihad, Sunni schools of Islamic law, Habiba Hadith, National Council for Women, Islamists, Personal status law reforms

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