Author Guidelines

Manuscript submitted for publication must conform to the following guidelines:

  • The manuscript should discuss the specific issue of Islamic Family Law and/or gender issues either theoretical study or empirical study.
  • The article submitted should be based on library or fieldwork research.
  • The submitted manuscript is an original work that has not been published in any form.
  • The manuscript also is not in the publication process in another journal/book or any kind of media.
  • The manuscripts should present bibliographies that entail primary sources—books, manuscripts, interviews, or observation—and updated secondary sources from books or peer-reviewed journals.
  • The manuscripts should contain an argument/thesis/finding which contributes to a scholarly discussion in a field of study which should clearly be mentioned and systematically presented in the abstract, content, and conclusion.
  • It is written in English following the standard of the scientific paper.
  • The length of the manuscript is between 6.000 to 10.000 words written in accordance with Al-Ahwal’s template.
  • The manuscript should be submitted through the website of Al-Ahwal or by sending it to the journal email:
  • The manuscript should be in doc or RTF file format.
  • Footnotes and references must be typed according to the Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (full note) utilizing the Reference Manager Tool either Mendeley or Zotero.