The bliss of an egalitarian and just relationship between spouses cannot be achieved through a sheet of paper. But Cassandra Balchin writes that in Muslim contexts efforts to take a fresh look at marriage contracts is certainly a step towards this goal. Read more...
Advice for Schools:
Brief guidance for handling Muslim parental concern
By British Muslims for Secular Democracy (BMSD) Read more...
Gaza and the radicalisation of British Muslims
Law to protect the young must cover madrassas as well
How Sahar Daftary's death fall exposed polygamy in Britain
Muslim Institute launches model Muslim Marriage Contract
The Muslim Institute, Britain’s foremost Muslim think-tank, launched a new standard marriage contract (nikah) for British Muslims wishing to marry under Muslim law. Read more...
Reactions in the media:
This is no way to fight terror
Compulsory lessons urged on forced marriage and 'honour' violence
Islam and the West - what Muslims should do?
By Asghar Ali Engineer, Islam and Modern Age May 2008
No more mosques, says senior Synod member
Reclaim philosophical heritage of European Islam, conference told - Dr Ghayasuddin Siddiqui address to an Islamic Awareness Week gathering at Trinity College, Dublin
Road to Muslim dignity - Only an internally generated intellectual revolution would provide Muslims a place of respect. By Dr Ghayasuddin Siddiqui