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Kohl: A Journal for Body and Gender Research
The present text explores the current confessional system in Lebanon and the possibility of a radical change to a secular state that governs personal status codes under civil laws. In order to do that, it draws on the Tunisian experience with which it shares a common colonial, geographic, and religious experience. I also delve into the possible effects that this reform can have on women's rights in Lebanon while analyzing how the current laws fuel the sectarian system and examine the obstaclesdoi:10.36583/2020060110 fatcat:qxnvodnbrjeeviypyw4icvopsu