Going beyond the usual studies on poverty and gender, this research study records the powerful resilience of women in resisting impoverishmnet, in all its forms. Women’s resistance is long term and traverses sectors and venues, but without the necessary support and organisation, it can be sporadic and unsystematic.
The law offers hope to women. The law needs to be encouraged to serve as a support, since it is relatively neutral and universal. For gender equality the law needs to be constantly monitored and checked. Positive law needs to be aligned with the framework and norms of human rights particularly so for issues of violations of women’s rights. These cannot remain hidden away in domestic space or concealed by layers of culture.
KB is doubted that it will achieve the goal of welfare. This book maps the discourses that connect family planning, welfare and reproductive health. This book consistently uses ushul fiqh and maqashid al-syari’ah as methodological tools in exploring Islamic law. This argument is so important that the government consistent in ensuring the fulfillment of women’s reproductive rights by fulfilling good, prime, and principle-based KB based on the principle of respect for human rights.
Lies Marcoes-Natsir, MA. – Director of Rumah Kita Bersama Foundation
Ulil Abshar Abdalla
Rumah KitaB Foundation
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This book analyzes religious texts that are misinterpreted to justify child marriage practice.
Case studies of child marriage practice in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara.
Social Orphan and Covert Labor Power.
Child marriage practice in Sumenep district, Madura.