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Jan 23, 2018
MEMRI releases family reform bill, aims to raise awareness among Muslims on religious issuesUnder the MEMRI Reform in the Muslim World project, the Middle East Media Research Institute is publishing this draft Muslim Family Reforms Bill, 2018, to raise awareness among the public and lawmakers of India about a host of issues concerning religious laws and practices among Indian Muslims.
Jan 04, 2018
Triple talaq Bill is flawed in its present form; Rajya Sabha must amend it or send it to the dustbinIn its current form, the triple talaq Bill is designed to keep the issue alive for electoral and political purposes. It is definitely not a reform in Muslim family law.
Aug 24, 2017
Triple talaq ban: Mere judgment won't suffice; educating and building awareness equally importantIn April 2017, the AIMPLB argued that Muslim personal law permitted triple talaq though it was a sin and also called for the social boycott of instant triple talaq.
Aug 22, 2017
Indian women and live-in relationships: Social stigma, pervasive myths cloud legal statusContrary to popular belief, women in live-in relationships in India do enjoy legal rights akin to married women. So what is their legal position?
Jun 13, 2017
Hindu Marriage Act must keep up with times to provide protection to partners, children in live-in relationshipsThe scope of marriage under the HMA must be expanded to accommodate the changes in society and to provide legal protection to the rights of partners and children born out of non-marriages.
May 15, 2017
Triple talaq: Marriage of Muslim woman during 'iddat' not void, says Delhi courtAs the issue of triple talaq is being debated in the Supreme Court, a city court has ruled that the marriage performed by a Muslim woman during the iddat (waiting) period is not void.
May 08, 2017
SC states it can't force Leander Paes and his live-in partner Rhea Pillai to arrive at a settlementThe Supreme Court on Monday said it cannot force ace tennis player Leander Paes and his estranged live-in partner Rhea Pillai to arrive at a settlement in a maintenance case, even after having accorded them in-chamber hearing.
Apr 30, 2017
Women and the workplace: Here's how we can help colleagues who are victims of abuseFor every woman in corporate India who is abused, there is an abuser perhaps sitting right next to you at work.
Oct 15, 2016
Domestic Violence Act: SC's attempt at making law gender neutral obstructive to reality of womenBy all accounts, the Court’s attempts at making the law gender neutral is contrary to the lived reality of the women who are abused at home on a regular basis.
Oct 09, 2016
Women, non-adults can now be tried under Domestic Violence Act, rules Supreme CourtIn a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court has widened the scope of the Domestic Violence Act by ordering the deletion of the words "adult male" from it, paving the way for prosecution of women and even non-adults for subjecting a woman relative to violence and harassment.