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  • Sisters in Islam

    Sisters in Islam (SIS) first assembled in 1987 when several women lawyers came together to study problems associated with the implementation of new Islamic Family Laws that had been legislated in 1984, and enforced in 1987.The group was composed of lawyers, academics, journalists, analysts, and activists, and many women confided in them their marital problems and the difficulties they faced when seeking legal redress from religious authorities.

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