TITLE

When the Veil and the Vote Collide: Enhancing Muslim Women's Rights Through Electoral Reform

AUTHOR(S)
Maltbie, Amber Rose
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
McGeorge Law Review;Oct2010, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p967
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the experiences of Muslim women who wear a veil being banned to cast their votes during election due to religious and cultural norms at the voting booth in the U.S. She mentions the assessments of best practices and lessons to be learned in the issue to address social progress. She recommends a model electoral provision that balances the need for secure elections with religious rights.
ACCESSION #
55159980

 

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