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About Hyshyama Hamin

Hyshyama Hamin is a Gender Consultant and Independent Researcher. She is the co-author of 'Unequal Citizens: Muslim women's struggle for justice and equality in Sri Lanka. She is also associated with the Muslim Personal Law Reforms Action Group - a lobby group of activists, lawyers and researchers working towards reforming the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA).  

Articles by Hyshyama Hamin

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Gender-just laws versus “divine” law in Sri Lanka

The heated debate over reforming Muslim personal law in Sri Lanka has resulted in an unprecedented mobilization of Muslim women across the country calling for progressive and gender-just laws.

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