Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, who governs the nation under very strict Islamic sharia law, issued a decree allowing women to drive for the first time in that country’s history beginning in June 2018.  Driving is only one thing women weren’t permitted to do in that country under sharia law.

  •  What is sharia law, and how does it — and its ancient male guardianship system — negatively affect women’s lives in the Middle East and around the world?
  • Why does sharia law call for Female Genital Mutilation in young women?
  • What does sharia law say about those who get tattoos or create pictures and photos?
  • What are the terms of a sharia marriage and divorce?
  • Should Islamic Sharia Councils be permitted in the US to arbitrate intra-Muslim marriage, family and financial disputes?
  • Is it “Islamophobic” to debate and/or criticize Islamic sharia’s treatment of women and girls, or is it an American constitutional right to debate and/or criticize any religious doctrine?

Find answers to these questions and more in our new booklet, Sharia Law: Legalized Misogyny.