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Ziba Mir-Hosseini is Professorial Research Associate at the Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Law, University of London. She has also served as Hauser Global Law Visiting Professor at New York University. She is the author of Marriage on Trial: A Study of Islamic Family Law (2001); and Islam and Gender: The Religious Debate in Contemporary Iran (1999). She is coauthor of Control and Sexuality: The Revival of Zina Laws in Muslim Contexts (2010); and Islam and Democracy in Iran: Eshkevari and the Quest for Reform (2006). Dr. Mir-Hosseini has also co-directed two award-winning documentary films: Runaway (2001); and Divorce Iranian Style (1998). She is a founding member of Musawah Global Movement for Equality and Justice in the Muslim Family.