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Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Legal Studies

Tunis, 24 November 2018

Tunisian Cabinet Approves Controversial Gender Equality in Inheritance Law

The Tunisian cabinet has approved on Friday the law of gender equality in inheritance, to be discussed in the parliament dominated by Ennahda Movement before being effective in the country.

The controversial law entitles women and men an equal inheritance, disagreeing with the Qura’anic verse stating that males should inherit what two females should. The law will also ensure freedom of choice between following the constitution or the Sharia Islamic law.

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