Key Takeaways Polygamy continues to be the most contentious and unsettled issue throughout the contemporary Muslim world. The Commission on Marriage and Family Laws 1955 composed a report to protect women's rights. The Muslim Family Law Ordinance (MFLO), 1961, in section 6, introduced the condition that the husband must present an application and submit fees … Continue reading Polygamy in Pakistan: A Legal Perspective
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Forced Conversion and Marriage in Pakistan
Key Takeaways A "forced conversion and marriage" (FCM) involves the forcible conversion of a Hindu woman to Islam and her marriage to a Muslim man. Perception of FCM in Pakistan is greatly influenced by the media, for better or worse. An increasing number of FCM cases are motivated by the idea of honour, which is … Continue reading Forced Conversion and Marriage in Pakistan
-isms: Advantage or Disadvantage?
Key Takeaways Granting people the benefit of their different anatomical or physical features sometimes goes against their favour.Such apparently accommodating acts are actually meant to reinforce discrimination.The weaponization of different anatomical or physical features requires insightful discourse analysis. “Calling it lunacy makes it easier to explain away the things we don't understand.” -Megan Chance A … Continue reading -isms: Advantage or Disadvantage?