Family Law Reform Resources

 No matter what their current age, women who married before they were 18 are far more likely to report that they have no say in decisions than those who married later. For example, in Colombia, women who married young are 47% more likely to report having no say, compared to women who married later. 
— UN Women

Advocacy Resources

Legal and Comparative Transnational Resources

Country-specific Legal Resources: Constitutions, Family Laws, and Personal Status Codes

Bibliographies on Muslim Family Law

Alerts & Updates
November 9, 2012 | Family Law Reform, Honor Killings, Middle East, palestine, Soraida Hussein, Stop Violence Against Women, Palestine
WATC General Director Soraida Hussein Speaks Out Against Honor KillingsIn August, the Women’s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC), WLP’s partner in Palestine, organized a three-day press conference to speak out against honor killings. Since January alone, 11 women have been killed in the name of honor.
September 14, 2012 | Human Rights, Lebanon, food security, feed the world, Quebec, Middle East, Guide to Equality, Lebanon
The rural women's cooperatives of Lebanon will be exhibiting their fresh products and offering tasty bites to visitors during the 5th World Congress of Agronomists and Agrologists (Feed the World), which will be held between September 17-21 at the Quebec City Convention Centre in Quebec. Visitors to the CRTD-A stand will be able to taste products handmade with love and care by the rural
March 7, 2012 | Family Law Reform, Human Rights, Middle East, Lebanon
Dans le cadre du mois de la Francophonie au Liban et à l'occasion de la Journée Internationale de la FemmeL'Ambassade du Canada au Liban et le Centre for Research and Training on Development-Action ont l'honneur de vous inviter à une conférence intitulée" Quel printemps pour la femme arabe ?"Le vendredi 16 mars 2012, de 9h00 à 15h30, à l'Hôtel Le Bristol, Beyrouth
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