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Ziba Mir-Hosseini

Ziba Mir-Hosseini is a legal anthropologist. A professorial research associate at the Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, SOAS, University of London, she is founding member of Musawah: Global Movement for Equality in Muslim Family Laws, and the convenor of its knowledge-building initiative to rethink the notion of male authority in Muslim family laws. Among her books are: Marriage on Trial: A Study of Islamic Family Law in Iran and Morocco (IB Tauris, 1993), Islam and Gender: The Contemporary Religious Debate in Iran (Princeton University Press, 1999), Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law: Justice and Ethics in the Islamic Legal Tradition (co-edited, I. B. Tauris, 2013). She has also co-directed two award-winning documentaries: Divorce Iranian Style (1999) and Runaway (2000).

Books by Ziba Mir-Hosseini