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Hauwa Ibrahim, "Gender, Sharia Law, and Justice in African Muslim Societies"

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Synopsis: Hauwa Ibrahim is a Nigerian human rights lawyer and the second laureate to receive the Sakharov Prize. Working as a lead attorney with a team devoted to the cause of human rights for women in Nigeria, she has won a number of precedent-setting cases before Islamic Shariah courts.
Start Time: Monday, September 23, 2013 1:30 PM
End Time: Monday, September 23, 2013 3:00 PM
Location: Alexander Library
Address: 169 College Avenue
Campus: College Avenue
Room: 4th Floor Teleconference Lecture Hall
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Hauwa Ibrahim
Sponsor: The Center for African Studies, the Department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures, Women's and Gender Studies, the Program in Compartive Literature, the Livingston Campus Dean, and the Rutgers Libraries
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://ruafrica.rutgers.edu
Contact Name: Renee DeLancey
Contact Email: rdelance@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 445-6638