What is Sharia Law?

Sharia Law is a phrase commonly associated with Islamic State militants in popular culture, inciting hostility towards the Muslim community as a result. However, there is more meaning behind this code of living than this crude reduction allows.

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Child marriage in the US

There are three countries in the world to have never ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: South Sudan, Somalia, and the United States of America. Ellen Butler examines how child marriage remains legal in the United States

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The power of the courts

This month, Costa Rica lifted a ban from the constitution, legalising same-sex marriage.  The country now joins 26 other countries around the world where same-sex marriage is legal.

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