Sri Lankan Muslim women in limbo between reform and repeal of the MMDA | Daily FT

By Muslim Personal Law Reform Action Group (MPLRAG) A historic opportunity for reforming the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act of Sri Lanka (MMDA) has presented itself. Once again, it is mired in counter-productive politics. MPLRAG condemns the calls for repeal of the MMDA which exploits the lived realities of Muslim women to incite hatred and remove legitimate rights of Sri Lankan Muslims. MPLRAG also strongly condemns Muslim male leaders who continue to impede reform to the MMDA by actively lobbying against reforms, ignoring the challenges Muslim women in Sri Lanka face, leaving Muslim women o…

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