A new channel 4 documentary presented by Dr Myriam François and directed by Anna Hall which looks into whether age-old marriage laws in the UK need to be updated once again. Britain is not the same country as it was 100 years ago and as result there are marriages from many different faiths every year, many of which being Muslim, however they are not recognized under British law and therefore individuals do not get the same rights as married Christians.

As The Truth About Muslim Marriage highlights tthe many Muslim women who are unaware that their religious marriages are not recognized in British law. If a civil ceremony does not take place then divorces cannot be taken to a family court to share assets.