Legal Positivism in Explaining the Diminished Role of Women in Islamic Governments Abstract: This case study of the contribution of women within Islamic governments in Pakistan and Iran illustrates the manner in which Legal Positivism acts as a powerful agent in shaping the inclusion of women into participating within the government. Although the discriminatory practices may seem to be steeped within Islamic culture, in fact women have been potent political contributors in previous eras. In an examination of two diverse contemporary Islamic governments, the shaping consideration of Legal Positivism is shown to compel current political practices. INTRODUCTION: Remarkably, as the world begins to respect the contribution of women as leaders...The end:
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