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September-11-00

Sudan High Court Temporarily Suspends Women's Work Ban

According to BBC World Service on September 9th, the Constitutional Court of Sudan suspended the women's work ban upon further investigation of it legality. Governor Majzoub Khalifa of the Khartoum State has argued the women's work ban decree is legal under Islamic Sharia law. BBC World Service reports that Khalifa has stated that he will ignore the high court's ruling.

Media Resources: BBC NEWS (http://www.bbc.co.uk) 09 September 2000