|Source: Muslim Futures Network|
New Sharia law marriage contract gives Muslim women rights
By Urmee Khan, Aug 8, 2008
Muslim women are to be guaranteed equal rights in marriage under a new wedding contract negotiated by leading Islamic organisations and clerics in Britain. Hailed as the biggest change in Sharia law in Britain for 100 years, a married Muslim couple will now have equal rights. A husband will have to waive his right to polygamy, allowed under Islamic law, in the new contract which has been described as 'revolutionary'. Visit website.
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