Women’s Stories, Women’s Lives: Male Authority in Muslim Contexts

Authors/editor(s): Musawah - a global movement for equality and justice in the Muslim family

Women’s Stories, Women’s Lives: Male Authority in Muslim Contexts outlines the findings and selected stories from Musawah’s Global Life Stories Project, through which researchers and activists documented the life stories of 55 women in nine countries.

 The Global Life Stories Project is a central element in Musawah’s ongoing and multifaceted research programmes aimed at producing new egalitarian knowledge from within Muslim legal tradition.

The book was produced under the UN Women Men and Women for Gender Equality’ Programme, Arab States Regional Office, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs funded the research component.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Arab States/North Africa; Asia and the Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; Latin America and the Caribbean; OECD DAC Donors and Other Countries

Subject area(s): Gender equality and inequality

Publication year: 2016