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Islam, politics, and women's rights: the view from the post-revolution Muslim world

Should sharia be the sole source for legislation?

In most countries, sharia is just one of several ideological foundations for legislation. Making sharia the sole source of new legislation would lead to much more conservative laws in the future. 

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