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Sharia Councils: Addressing the Practice and Impact on British-Muslim Women in the UK

Chairwoman: Baroness Cox

Guest Speaker: Dr Elham Manea
(Author of ‘Women and Sharia Law: The Impact of Legal
Pluralism in the UK’)

Guest Speaker: Lesley Abdela
(Woman Rights Activist & Campaigner)

Guest Speaker: Khalid Mahmood MP

Speaker: Ahlam Akram
(Founder of Basira)

Basira presents a second high-profile expert panel that will address the issues surrounding Sharia Councils in the UK, the impact of their practice on British-Muslim women and looking into the resulting legal pluralism.

Date: Monday 24th October, 2016

Time: Doors 3.45pm, panel discussion 4pm-5.30pm

Venue: Committee Room 1, House of Lords, Parliament Square, SW1A 0PW

RSVP: This is a free event but you must register at: