Ḥaḍāna Practices in Tunisia: Between Women's Rights and the Best Interest of the Child, 1956-2019

Abstract This article examines how Tunisian judges since independence deal with childcare cases upon divorce. As a legal ethnographic study of ḥaḍāna (child custody) in contemporary Tunisia, this study aims to contribute to the existing literature on judicial practice in Muslim contexts. The article...

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Volume: 18
Main Author: Voorhoeve, Maaike
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Leiden | Boston Brill 01.10.2020
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) Vol. 18; no. 2-3; pp. 194 - 225
Data of publication: 20201000
ISSN: 1569-2078
1569-2086
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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