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Stilt Lecture on The Women’s Movement, Animal Welfare, and Islamic Law

As part of Harvard Law School’s Animal Law Week, Prof. Kristen Stilt (Harvard Law School, and Director of the Islamic Legal Studies Program and Animals, Law, and Public Policy Program) gave a lecture entitled, “The Women’s Movement, Animal Welfare, and Islamic Law: Constitutional Animal Protection in Egypt.” Drawing on personal interviews with key constitutional actors, Stilt discussed the process through which animal welfare came to be included in the Egyptian constitution, focusing in particular on the significance of women’s advocacy and Islamic legal arguments.