The Image of Women Life Through Documents of the Sharia Court in Sarajevo 1878-1914

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Hana Younis, University of Sarajevo

Abstract: In this paper, the author depicts a woman’s life through the documents of the Sharia Court in Sarajevo and points out the reasons for her appearance in front of a kadi. The text analyzes the available documents in which women are plaintiffs or defendants, and through their examples, the author tries to point out the changes, especially for Muslim women in everyday life during the Austro-Hungarian rule. Continue reading »