Activism in an aspiring muslim democracy 2015 o in bargaining for womens rights alice j kang argues that reform is more likely to happen when the struggle arises from within focusing on how a law on gender quotas and a united nations treaty on ending discrimination against women passed in niger while family law reform and an . Providing a solid analytic framework for understanding conflict over womens rights policies without stereotyping muslimsbargaining for womens rightsdemonstrates that contrary to conventional wisdom islam does not have a uniformly negative effect on the prospects of such legislation. Gender relations in muslim majority countries have been subject to intense debate in recent decades in some cases muslim women have fought for and won new rights to political participation reproductive health and education in others their agendas have been stymied yet missing from this . Alice kang bargaining for womens rights activism in an aspiring muslim democracy minneapolis university of minnesota press 2015 isbn 978 0 8166 9218 7 in alice kangs bargaining for womens rights activism in an aspiring mus lim democracy readers are introduced to the contentious debates about the inclusion of women . Enter bargaining for womens rights activism in an aspiring muslim democracy by alice j kang who studies women in the context of niger a country whose population is more than 90 percent muslim she thus helps to complete the story that alidou begins in kenya where only about 11 percent of people are muslim
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