Debating Gender, Woman, and Islam: Indonesia's Marriage Law of 1974 revisited

Noorhaidi Hasan, - (2015) Debating Gender, Woman, and Islam: Indonesia's Marriage Law of 1974 revisited. In: Indonesian and German views on the Islamic legal discourse on Gender and Civil Rights. Studies on Islamic Cultural and Intellectual History 1 . Otto Harrassowitz GmbH & Co. KG, Wiesbaden, Germany, pp. 75-88. ISBN 978-3-447-10512-5

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The relationship between gender, woman and Islam has long been debated in Meslim countries, including Indonesia. Questions are raised concerning the role played by religion and legal institutions in defining the male and female relationship. and their rights and obligations when bound together in a marriage contract. Less than one year after her independence, Indonesia issued the Law No. 22 of 1946 requiring Muslims register their marriage, divorce and reconciliation. This law was issued to control arbitrary marriages and divorces among Muslims. After Suharto came to power as the replacement of Sukarno in 1966, more laws on Muslim. personal status were enacted. In the early 1970s Suharto's rnoment proposed a marriage law requiring civil registration of marriages and court approval for divorce and polygamy. This bill was proposed as part of the state project of modernizing the practice of Islamic law within the framework of the Indonesian legal system - in response to an increasing awareness among Indonesian women of gender and their equal status with men before the law

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gender; Woman; Islam
Subjects: Islam
Divisions: Buku
Depositing User: Dra. Khusnul Khotimah, SS, M.IP -
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2022 05:43
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2022 05:43

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