Measurement of Iddah Calculations for Women Taken According to The Habits of The Banjar People and According to The Kitab An-Nikah
Women who have been divorced from their spouses must observe the iddah period, during which they must refrain from all sexual relations with men. For a legally divorced woman to have time to try to reconcile with her husband, the iddah must reveal whether or not she is pregnant. In Islamic law, the standard of iddah has been set. However, in practice, there is no guarantee that Islamic law would be followed when determining the iddah of women whose husbands have divorced them according to societal traditions. The author employs approach the Kitab An-Nikah by Sheikh Muhammad Arsyad Al-Banjari in order to arrive at a set of guidelines for determining the iddah for divorced women. The author additionally used resources from similar literature to round out his investigation.