Muslim and Canadian Family Laws: A Comparative Primer
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L. Clarke & P. Cross
Discrimination, Islamophobia, Legal literacy

Clarke, L., & Cross, P. (2006). Muslim and Canadian Family Laws: A Comparative PrimerCanadian Council of Muslim Women. 


To provide a comparative analyses of Muslim and Canadian Family Laws, specifically pertaining to women’s rights, this book is divided into two sections: Muslim Family Laws and Canadian Family Laws. Each section includes an introduction of the respective legal system, information about domestic contracts, marriage, divorce, custody and child support, spousal support and division of property, and inheritance. The book also includes further resources individuals can learn more about this topic.


The Teaching Against Islamophobia resources were developed with funding support from the Law Foundation of BC, and the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU.

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