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TITLE: Challenge for Change
YEAR: 1990
ABSTRACT:
This publication incorporates the results of the two day workshop and should be seen as an initial attempt to look at a few aspects of the "development processes" at work, and their impact on the Muslim community.
TITLE: Sumaikal (Tamil -Short Stories)
YEAR: 1993
ABSTRACT:
This book contains a series of 05 short stories written by 05 Muslim Women writers. This is the collection from the short stories competition conducted by MWRAF. These stories basically focused on the challenges faced by women in society.
TITLE: Women's Rights as Human Rights
YEAR: 1993
ABSTRACT:
This booklet contains some of the Papers written for the three trilingual workshops held on the subject, “Women's Rights as Human Rights”.
TITLE: Katavilum Mudichikal (Tamil)-Myths and realities
AUTHOR: Edited by Zulfika Adam
YEAR: 1996
ABSTRACT:
This little booklet explores the myths surrounding women and the reality of women’s lives.
TITLE: Islathil Mahalir Nillai (Tamil )-Status of Women in Islam
AUTHOR: Qamaruddin Khan (1990)
YEAR: 1996
ABSTRACT:
This booklet discusses the rights of women in three important areas, i.e. polygamy and the question of multiple marriages, the law of evidence and its effect on women, and marriage and the parameters of family life.
TITLE: Alternative Perspectives: A Collection of Essays on Contemporary Muslim Society
AUTHOR: MWRAF / WLUML
YEAR: 1997
ABSTRACT:
This publication contains three essays which trace the history of Muslim communalisation in Sri Lanka.
TITLE: Parallel Systems of Personal Law in Sri Lanka
AUTHOR: Ramani Muttetuwegama
YEAR: 1997
ISBN: 955-625-00l—8
ABSTRACT:
This booklet compares the parallel systems of personal law applicable in Sri Lanka, and highlights the legal situations and provisions, which place Muslim women either in an advantageous, or disadvantageous position compared with women from other communities in Sri Lanka.
TITLE: Women, Laws, Initiatives in the Muslim World
AUTHOR: Published by WLUML, Translation into Tamil by Zulfica Ismail
YEAR: 1998
ABSTRACT:
The book documents the meeting of over 100 Muslim women from different Muslim communities to exchange experiences of conducting research and action projects relating to women and law in the Muslim world. It dispels the distorted image of Muslim women as silenced and inactive. The publication celebrates the dynamism, courage and creativity that Muslim women have displayed - often in extremely difficult and adverse situations.
TITLE: Between Two Worlds - Muslim Women in a Multi Ethnic Society
AUTHOR: MWRAF / WLUML
YEAR: 1999
ISBN: 955-625-002-6
ABSTRACT:
The book explores the reality of Muslim women’s lives in Sri Lanka within the family, in the community and as citizens. Although Muslim women have traditionally enjoyed certain rights together with women of the other communities in Sri Lanka, communal forces are undermining these rights. Despite the increasing recognition of minority rights by the state, the rights of Muslim women continue to be marginalized.
TITLE: Muslim Penkalum Arasiyal Thalaimythuwamum (Tamil)-Can We Women Head a Muslim State (Tamil)
AUTHOR: Fatima Mernissi,Translated by M A Nuhman
YEAR: 1999
ISBN: 955-625—006-9
ABSTRACT:
In her own words, in this slim volume Mernissi attempts to provide the young and uninformed reader with the basic facts about the 'Yes and No' debate on a woman’s right to lead a Muslim state. Mernissi cogently argues that the dawn of Islam brought a new status for women, including the right to political participation.
 
Books can be purchased from
Muslim Women’s Research and Action Forum
73/19 E, Kirulapone Avenue,
Colombo-05.
Sri Lanka.
Email :
mwraflib@sltnet.lk
 
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