Women’s Stories, Women’s Lives:

Male Authority in Muslim Contexts

Musawah and partners from 9 countries undertook a Global Life Stories Project that documented the life stories of 55 Muslim women. This website shares the final report from that project.

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How do women experience male authority and guardianship? How do these experiences play out in a girl’s childhood, when she is getting married, in her role as wife or mother, or if the couple divorces?



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