Group fears law may be more unjust towards women


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  • Thursday, 16 Jan 2003

PETALING JAYA: Sisters in Islam (SIS) has called on the Government to form an inter-agency committee to review the draft standard Islamic family law that state governments have been told to gazette. 

“We welcome the effort to unify Islamic law in the country but we do not want the draft to be gazetted until there have been consultations between women's groups and government agencies,” SIS executive director Zainah Anwar said in an interview yesterday. 

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