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Understanding the Experiences of Muslim Women within the Australian Islamic Divorce Process

For many Muslim women, the process of seeking an Islamic divorce can be difficult and complex, particularly in regions where federal law differs from the Islamic practices within Shariah. In examining this issue, this article looks at the research conducted by Dr Ghena Krayem and Dr Farrah Ahmed into the experiences of Muslim women who have engaged with the Islamic divorce process, specifically within Australia, and what we, as Muslim communities, can do to help make these processes easier to navigate.

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Hope in Action: Launch of MWA Youth Advisory Committee (MYAC) 

As part of the evening, we saw Hope in Action come to life. We were joined by Minister Natalie Ward, Minister for Metropolitan Roads, and Minister for Women’s Safety and the Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence,  who officially launched MYAC, the MWA Youth Advisory Committee, a group of capable, strong individuals and the future leaders of our community, enriching humanity through ongoing authentic leadership, and implementing and sharing the message of MWA, that certainly, together we are better.    

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Who is MYAC?

The MWA Youth Advisory Committee (MYAC) is made up of a group of inspirational young Australian Muslim women from a variety of cultural backgrounds, ages, and experiences. Founded during the pandemic, MYAC first came together for their first in-person meeting on Friday 3rd December 2021 at MWA Felicity House, to reflect on the achievements, struggles and challenges of 2021. 

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