These general news items help highlight the real world applications and implications of the issues at the heart of INSRUM’s research. They are included here to provide useful information about lived experiences, legal norms and to further research development.

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Allah Allows Muslims to Take Four Wives, Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov says.
New Indian Express
24th April 2018
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Indonesian Children Marry Despite Outcry
BBC News
24th April 2018
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Power of Negative Example: What Kind of Family do Teens Want Today?
EurekAlert
24th April 2018
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Application for Recognition of Muslim Marriages not for Symbolic Outcome – Womens Legal Centre
News24
19th April 2018
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Want To Enter Into A Muslim Marriage in SA? Here Are Your (Complicated) Options.
DailyVox
18th April 2018
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Law Commission to Stay Off Muslim Marriage Laws in UCC Draft
The Quint
30th March 2018
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For Syrian Refugees, Unlawful Marriages Lead to Statelessness in Lebanon
VOA News
25th March 2018
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Integration: Seeing the Bigger Picture
Law & Religion UK
21st March 2018
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Sharia Marriages Drastically Reduce Women’s Rights
The Times
19th March 2018
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Malaysian woman born to Muslim father, Buddhist mother goes to court to be recognised as non-Muslim
TODAYonline
13th March 2018
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Cohabiting? Consider Signing A Legal Cohabitation Agreement
HUFFPOST
8th March 2018
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Why is South Africa yet to legalise Muslim Marriages?
Face2Face Africa
4th March 2018
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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux not Married at all?
ClickLancashire
20th February 2018
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Why are British Muslim Marriages Unprotected by Law?
Al-Jazeera
24th December 2017
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Is Your Marriage Really Registered?
Stowe Family Law LLP
16th December 2017
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Does Channel 4’s Documentary Provide the Truth About Muslim Marriage?
Aero Magazine
7th December 2017
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Bereavement damages: Unmarried Chorley woman wins legal fight
BBC News
28th November 2017
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The truth about Britain’s ‘unmarried’ Muslim wives – and why it’s your problem, too
The Telegraph
21st November 2017
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Muslim brides are being left debt-stricken and HOMELESS after being abandoned by their husbands – because their Sharia ceremonies are not recognised under UK law
The Mail Online
20th November 2017
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No one talks about the fact that in sharia courts, British Muslim women have fewer rights than women in Islamic countries
The Independent
20th November 2017
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6 in 10 Muslim wives not legally married
The Times
19th November 2017
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Nikah: Principle and Policy
Dr Vishal Vora
Summer 2017
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The Truth About Muslim Marriage
Channel 4
21st November 2017, 10pm
This documentary deals with subject matter at the heart of INSRUMs research and includes contributions from members of the network: Dr Rajnaara Akhtar, Dr Samia Bono, Prof. Rebecca Probert and Dr Vishal Vora.
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