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National and international media coverage about the contract and the 2008 launch

In 2008 the Muslim Institute, Britain’s foremost Muslim think-tank, launched a new model Muslim marriage contract for British Muslims wishing to have a nikah or ‘Islamic marriage’. The launch took place on 8 August 2008 at the City Circle in London and was endorsed by a number of leading Muslim organisations and institutions.


Press Release: Muslim Institute to launch model Muslim Marriage Contract

The Muslim Institute, Britain’s foremost Muslim think-tank, is to launch a new standard marriage contract (nikah) for British Muslims wishing to marry under Muslim law. The launch will take place on 8 August 2008, at 6.45pm at the City Circle, Abrar House, 45 Crawford Place, London W1H 4LP. Women Living Under Muslim Laws


New Sharia law marriage contract gives Muslim women rights

Muslim women are to be guaranteed equal rights in marriage under a new wedding contract negotiated by leading Islamic organisations and clerics in Britain. Telegraph


Changing the face of Muslim family life

A new Islamic marriage contract sets aside cultural practices, giving women the rights they are due under sharia law. Guardian


Frustrated love and forced marriage

The story of my friend Amina highlights the need for a modern Islamic marriage contract. But the Muslim Council of Britain has chickened out. Guardian


Muslim marriage contract ‘revolutionary’ for UK women

Asian News August 08, 2008


Muslim Marriage Contract ‘Revolutionary’ for UK Women

Association for Women's Rights in Development


UK: Muslim Institute launches model Muslim Marriage Contract

Women Living Under Muslim Laws


New Marriage Contract for UK Muslims

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Changes to Muslim marriage contract – reactions blow hot and cold

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