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Nov 25, 2017
New legislation on triple talaq: Muslim women unsure of how efficiently the law will protect their rightsMuslim women activists who have been working in the field for several years have complex and contradictory views on the new legislation on triple talaq.
Nov 23, 2017
New legislation on triple talaq should focus on Muslim women's rights rather than criminalising practiceA human rights framework in the legislation on triple talaq would cut through the long-winding interpretations of the Quran and hadith.
Sep 14, 2017
SC ruling that 'cooling period' can be waived for divorce is progressive, pragmatic; minimises State intervention in matrimonySC held that the six-month waiting period prescribed under Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 for divorce by mutual consent is not mandatory.
Sep 13, 2017
Six-month 'cooling period' for divorce under Hindu law not mandatory, says Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court on Tuesday held that the minimum cooling period of six months for granting the decree of divorce under the Hindu law can be waived by a trial court if there was no possibility of cohabitation between an estranged couple.
Aug 24, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Need for stringent law for financial security of divorced women says Shah Bano's daughterThe Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq will help the poor and illiterate women, but a stringent law is needed for the financial security of the community's divorced women, says Siddiqua Begum
Aug 23, 2017
Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq: Tracing evolution and origin of divorce through Islamic historyReacting to the Supreme Court striking down triple talaq among Muslims, Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin said the "laws have been rectified" and women have "nothing to complain about
Aug 22, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: Pinky Anand hails Supreme Court judgment, says it speaks volume about India's progressThe landmark verdict of the apex court setting aside the practice triple talaq among Muslims, "speaks volume about the progress of the nation", Pinky Anand said on Tuesday.
Aug 20, 2017
Rajasthan court grants divorce to woman whose house didn't have toilet, separate room for her and husbandA court in Rajasthan has granted a divorce plea filed by a woman on the premise that there was no separate room for the couple and no toilet in the house
Jun 02, 2017
Jennifer Garner calls out People magazine over misleading cover story on FacebookJennifer Garner calls People magazine out on their misleading cover story.
May 28, 2017
Palestinian Islamic court bans divorces during Ramadan fearing month-long fast could spark rash decisionsThe head of Palestinian Islamic courts told judges not to grant divorces over Ramadan, fearing the month-long fast could spark rash words that would be regretted later.