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Sharia Law: Marriages

Debate between Baroness Flather and Baroness Afshar
Wednesday 23rd October 2019

(4 years, 7 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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My Lords, are the Government aware that these courts deprive Muslim women of not only their rights but their Islamic rights? They do not give them the rights that the Koran gives to women: to independence, to charge for housework and to charge for motherhood. It is high time that someone who is familiar with the Koranic teachings of Islamic rights intervened to prevent this façade of sharia courts imposing absolutely unjust and unlawful demands on women. What will this Government do about that?