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Social and Environmental Impact

The contribution of Islamic financial institutions to environmental and social goals would partly depend on how the broader goals of Islamic law are conceptualized and implemented. Promoting the…

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Inequality, poverty, and social identity

Globally, concerns about rising and common wealth and equality have intensified in recent years. This discourse has sort of transcended academic and political circles and featuring thankfully now in…

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Social Inclusions: A Litmus Test for the Efficacy of Human Rights

While laws all over the world guarantee equality between groups of people, there is structural inequality that excludes vulnerable groups in existing power structures. This cannot be afforded at a…

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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

The Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is seen as the International Bill of Women’s Rights with rights that extend to the public and private realm. UN…

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Households as Sites of Inequality

The household is the unit we live in. It may include our family or may not. Over time, as industrialization has occurred, the definition of family has shifted to the nuclear household. Poverty exists…

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Rights Are Nice, But Are They Enough?

Although rights are part of the international development agenda, how can we ensure that people know their rights and are able to claim them? Rights that do not exist yet are harder to promote, and…

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