WRAPA Islamic Family Law (IFL) Project, conducts training for Upper & Lower Shari’a Court Judges
The Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA), on the wings of its Islamic Family Law (IFL) Project and with the support of the MacArthur Foundation, conducted a training workshop for Upper & Lower Shari’a Court Judges on the 5th – 6th and 6th – 7th February, 2018 in Jigawa and Zamfara States of Nigeria respectively.
The essence of this training was to;
- Address some of the knowledge gaps at the level of administrators of Islamic Family Law matters
- Provide insights and response to the issues around the administration of Khul’i divorce
- Make judicial process less cumbersome to even clientele.
- Disseminating & Contextualizing the WRAPA IFL research findings
- Increasing awareness to achieve shifts in practice & policies in the administration of Islamic Family Matters
- Highlighting controversies deterring women to seek justice
This training workshop was organized with the overall goals of achieving;
- Women’s improved access to justice
- Reduced gaps in administration of Family law matters Improved standards of response in Upper & Lower Shari’a Courts