Mali’s Family Code: Threats and Debates

Published: 11/May/2010
Source: Sahel Blog

By Alex Thurston

Proposed reforms to Mali’s family code have evoked Muslim protests since last summer. At that time, Muslim activists succeeded in preventing the changes from happening. Now the law is back in parliament for consideration and revision, and a prominent imam who broke ranks is facing threats from other Muslims.

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Themes: Discrimination, Gender
Regions: Mali
Year: 2010