Hindu mothers and Muslim-convert fathers: custody battles at the intersection of gender, religion and rights in Malaysia

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Abstract

On 12 November 2010, the Federal Court, the highest court and authority of law in Malaysia, refused to provide a solution to the lingering problem of ‘unilateral conversion of children to Islam’ by a single parent who has converted to Islam.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGender and Sexuality Justice in Asia
Subtitle of host publicationFinding Resolutions through Conflicts
EditorsJoseph N. Goh, Sharon A. Bong, Thaatchaayini Kananatu
Place of PublicationSingapore Singapore
PublisherSpringer
Chapter5
Pages59-71
Number of pages13
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9789811589164
ISBN (Print)9789811589157
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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