Law: Access to the Legal System: Southeast Asia
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This entry describes and evaluates issues within the legal systems of the Southeast Asian nations (mainly Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, and Thailand) and how they affect Muslim women's access to justice.

Overview of the legal systems in Southeast Asia

The legal systems of the Southeast Asian nations are typically characterized by pluralism. …

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Endut, Noraida, “Law: Access to the Legal System: Southeast Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 January 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0105i>
First published online: 2009



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