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Triple talaq bill: Muslim women's rights group writes to govt and Opposition, approves criminalisation of practice
India

Triple talaq bill: Muslim women's rights group writes to govt and Opposition, approves criminalisation of practice

The government and the Opposition must work together to bring about a law against triple talaq, a Muslim women's rights group said.

BMMA welcomes Centre's draft law on triple talaq, demands ban on 'halala' and polygamy
India

BMMA welcomes Centre's draft law on triple talaq, demands ban on 'halala' and polygamy

An NGO spearheading the movement against triple talaq on Saturday welcomed the draft law prepared by the Centre to curb the practice, but demanded that it should also prescribe arbitration before divorce as well as ban 'halala' and polygamy.

Formulate Muslim family law, urges Muslim women's group as Modi govt plans to introduce new law to ban triple talaq
India

Formulate Muslim family law, urges Muslim women's group as Modi govt plans to introduce new law to ban triple talaq

With the Centre planning to introduce a new legislation to outlaw instantaneous triple talaq, Muslim women groups renewed the call urging the government to look at the need for Muslim family law.

Triple talaq case petitioner proposes Muslim Family Law on lines of Hindu, Indian Christian marriage acts
India

Triple talaq case petitioner proposes Muslim Family Law on lines of Hindu, Indian Christian marriage acts

A 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

SC to pronounce historic triple talaq verdict today: AIMPLB should understand that gender justice can't come from 'guidelines'
India

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.

Triple talaq arguments in Supreme Court: Here's what AIMPLB, Centre and women's organisations said
India

Triple talaq arguments in Supreme Court: Here's what AIMPLB, Centre and women's organisations said

No 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.

Triple talaq row: AIMPLB presenting social boycott as solution reflects its privilege
India

Triple talaq row: AIMPLB presenting social boycott as solution reflects its privilege

Both 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

Haji Ali: Tears, tea and qawwali as women enter dargah after five-year gap
Mumbai

Haji Ali: Tears, tea and qawwali as women enter dargah after five-year gap

After 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.

Triple talaq: Govt, courts doing their bit but why have 'liberals' abandoned Muslim women?
India

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

Let's debate Uniform Civil Code because we've long ignored real minorities
Politics

Let's debate Uniform Civil Code because we've long ignored real minorities

The 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.