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Mengia Hong Tschalaer - Muslim Women’s Quest for Gender Justice: Gender, Law and Activism in India

When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Where: 341 Eggers Hall

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South Asia Center presents: Mengia Hong Tschalaer on Muslim Women’s Quest for Gender Justice: Gender, Law and Activism in India

Mengia Hong Tschalaer, John Jay College, City University of New York

Mengia Hong Tschalaer discusses her new publication Muslim Women’s Quest for Gender Justice: Gender, Law and Activism in India. The book gives insight into the manner in which Muslim women’s rights activists in the city of Lucknow challenge the authority of the Indian state as well as the Muslim clergy in the domain of Muslim family law.

Open to the public. For more information, please contact Juanita Horan at 315.443.4927.

Sponsored by the South Asia Center at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs