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Women's rights to inherit property

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This chapter contains selected sources related to women's rights to inherit property. It presents sources related to inheritance rights of Muslim women misappropriated, customary law (rīwāj-iʿām) and women, legal services for women, Muslim family law in south Asia, the family laws in Pakistan, uniform civil code in India, legal reforms in Bangladesh, Islamic laws and women in Sri Lanka. The chapter is not just a bibliography; it moves far beyond what a bibliography is ordinarily conceived to be.

Keywords: Bangladesh; customary law (rīwāj-iʿām); India; inherit property; Islamic laws; Muslim women; Pakistan; South Asia; Sri Lanka; women's rights



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