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Sep 07, 2017
Triple talaq case petitioner proposes Muslim Family Law on lines of Hindu, Indian Christian marriage actsA petitioner in the triple talaq case came out with a proposal for a Muslim Family Law to govern marriages and divorces in the community on the lines of the Hindu and Indian Christian marriage acts
Aug 22, 2017
SC to pronounce historic triple talaq verdict today: AIMPLB should understand that gender justice can't come from 'guidelines'Scores of Muslim women being victims of triple talaq, being thrown out of homes, being rendered destitute, women running pillar to post for help (for themselves and their children), clerics abusing women in the name of halala – all of this suffering and pain has been noticed, documented and opposed by the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, and other women's groups and the cause has been taken up by some lawyers even, in the last five-six years.
May 17, 2017
Triple talaq arguments in Supreme Court: Here's what AIMPLB, Centre and women's organisations saidNo matter how liberally you interpret triple talaq, it is unilateral. It is an extra-judicial unilateral process and it is final without any discussions on the consequences.
Apr 17, 2017
Triple talaq row: AIMPLB presenting social boycott as solution reflects its privilegeBoth Salim and Hasina Khan, founder-member of Bebaak Collective, an umbrella of Muslim women’s groups that has previously criticised both triple talaq and the AIMPLB’s patriarchal statements
Nov 30, 2016
Haji Ali: Tears, tea and qawwali as women enter dargah after five-year gapAfter five years and a series of legal battles and agitations, around 250 women entered the famous Haji Ali dargah in Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon and solemnly offered prayers, an activist said.
Oct 08, 2016
Triple talaq: Govt, courts doing their bit but why have 'liberals' abandoned Muslim women?It is disheartening to find India's liberals, who should have been at the vanguard of banning triple talaq and led the charge against institutionalised subjugation, go AWOL on this subject
Jul 01, 2016
Let's debate Uniform Civil Code because we've long ignored real minoritiesThe secularism debate, which reflexively seeks a ban on any debate over Uniform Civil Code, fails to take into account that in the name of protecting Muslims or other minorities' rights, communal rights have been prioritized over human rights of individual within minority groups.
Sep 05, 2015
Dismay as Muslim law board sticks to regressive instant 'Talaq' over a 3-month process“At a time when most Muslim nations have abolished the practice of triple talaq, it is strange and ridiculous that India is still following the age-old system,” Naved Hamid, chairman of People’s Integration Council, told Firstpost.