Looks at the portrayal of tough women, genius women and heroic women on our screens and the simultaneous attempt to relegate men.
• Are men shallow when it comes to courting?
• Arthur Schopenhauer on women
• Women, make-up and the visual lie
• Manipulation and women’s hidden weapons
• Where are all the strong women?
• Women and computers are not generally the best match
Inheritance law is yet another arena of gender inequality in Islamic law: “Allah instructs you concerning your children: for the male, what is equal to the share of two females….” (Qur’an 4:11)
And now it comes to Britain, as the Law Society helps solicitors gain a command of “Sharia law succession rules.” This is, as far as I know, the first sign of Sharia becoming an element of British law, something that British lawyers have to master. Wills and inheritance procedures are private matters, of course. But this is a harbinger of things to come in that hopelessly cowed and compromised dying state.
“Law Society publishes practice note on Sharia wills and inheritance rules,” from the Law Society, March 13