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Asian Women

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Editor-in-Chief : Eun Jung Yoo
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Sookmyung Professional Center #412, 36, Cheongpa-ro 47na-gil
South Korea
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Asian Women is the official journal of the Research Institute of Asian
Women. The journal is published in March, June, September, and
December each year.
Asian Womenis supported by Sookmyung Women's University and the National Research Foundation of Korea Grant funded by the Korean Government (MOE).

Asian Women seeks submissions for recent gender issues such as
women and welfare, women's rights, eco-feminism, health, women
and bio-technology, women and history, gender relations studies and
other relevant themes in gender studies.



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The Islamic Legal Provisions for Women’s Share in the Inheritance System: A Reflection on Malaysian Society

Peer-reviewed publication
November, 2014

Characterized as divinely ordained, the Islamic law of inheritance defines women’s rights to property of the deceased with specific roles and responsibilities for each individual. Obviously, the Islamic law of inheritance is a major contribution to the legal system of the world, compared to the customary laws in the pre‐Islamic Arab society that denied any proprietary right by way of inheritance to female relatives including daughters.