Fatema Mernissi is a Moroccan feminist and sociologist who is renowned for her work on women’s rights within Islam. Beyond the Veil is the result of her doctoral research. She tries to demonstrate that there is a fundamental contradiction between Islam as interpreted in official policy and equality between the sexes. Sexual equality violates Islam’s premises, actualised in its laws, that heterosexual love is dangerous to Allah’s order.
It is translated to Malayalam by Sheeba E K. DC Books published it under the title ‘Mukhapadathinappurathe Nerukal:Aan pen bendham muslim samoohathil’.