Islam and Women's Income: Dowry and Law in Bangladesh by Farah Deeba Chowdhury

By Farah Deeba Chowdhury

This publication examines the interrelationship among legislation, tradition, patriarchy and faith within the context of up to date Bangladesh. It explores the function of Islam in society and politics usually, and its impression on gender equality particularly. The paintings makes a speciality of the placement of married ladies. Taking a socio-legal method, it analyses the altering nature of the dowry perform and its relation to women’s expanding paid labour strength job. regardless of anti-dowry laws, it's argued the following that the dowry approach keeps within the type of the appropriation of other halves’ source of revenue. The paintings demands criminal acceptance of this motion and the modification of the Dowry Prohibition Act 1980 as a result of altering social realities which are happening within the lives of Bangladeshi girls. An Islamic procedure is utilized to equality among women and men in addressing and analysing those concerns. The booklet contains foreign comparisons on gender equality and discusses the position of the conference at the removal of All sorts of Descrimination opposed to ladies (CEDAW), in addition to the dowry approach in South Asia.


The ebook should be of curiosity to lecturers and researchers operating within the parts of legislations and faith, gender reviews and foreign development.

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