Inheritance Laws of the Bahai Community and Gender Equality

  • Sarthak Sharma
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  • Sarthak Sharma

    Student at OP Jindal Global University, India

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Through the course of this paper, I seek to enquire whether the Baha’i religion’s chief prophecy, gender-justice and equality is reflected in the Laws of Inheritance enumerated within the holy book, Kitab-I-Aqdas. This shall be achieved by citing the commandments and critiquing them comparatively using the other commandments itself, and taking the help of scholarly-articles about the same subject. The congruency between the commandments is analysed and contrasted with Islamic provisions, for better comprehension of the gender-unjust inheritance laws’ justifiability. The paper concludes by discussing the applicability of these provisions and comments on the situation of the Baha’i community globally.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 6, Page 27 - 34


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