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Nov 18, 2018
Bring places of worship under POSH, says lawyer Flavia Agnes as NCW seeks to review 2013 ActFlavia Agnes was among experts who attended the one-day consultation at the New Delhi office of the National Commission for Women (NCW) to review the POSH Act, 2013.
Sep 23, 2018
'Wrong to brand everything concerning Islam anti-women': Lawyer-activist Flavia Agnes speaks on darul qazas, triple talaqStudies have shown that the main beneficiaries of Islamic alternative dispute resolutions largely consist of women, agitating for divorce, land and other family disputes.
Dec 12, 2017
Crimes against women up 83%, but conviction rate hits 10-year low; Delhi reports highest crime rate in IndiaAs many as 39 crimes against women were reported every hour in India, up from 21 in 2007, according to Crime in India 2016 report by the NCRB.
Dec 09, 2016
Triple Talaq: HC ruling valid, but hyped and smacks of politics, says Flavia AgnesThe Allahabad High Court on Thursday called triple talaq or the practice of Muslim men getting an instant divorce by saying the word 'talaq' three times as 'unconstitutional'. The high court said that 'no personal law board is above the Constitution', in effect reiterating the Centre's stand in the Supreme Court recently.
Oct 29, 2016
UCC and triple talaq debate: Media has wholly ignored misreading of religious textsIn the much-hyped debate on the Uniform Civil Code and the Islamic conception of talaq-e-salasa (triple talaq), news media has understated a very crucial point. Just as the landmark developments in law brought about by judicial pronouncements could not receive the required attention of media, the misreading of religious texts has been wholly ignored in the debate.
Oct 19, 2016
Uniform Civil Code debate focuses on Muslim law but ignores other communities: Flavia AgnesFirstpost in an interview with Flavia Agnes tries to find out the sticking points of the current debate around UCC, triple talaq and the Muslim Law Board.
Oct 15, 2016
Uniform Civil Code: Both govt and AIMPLB should let Supreme Court do its jobThere's a need to right what Shayara Bano’s PIL on triple talaq points out, but to achieve the government should aim for integration, not oppression, writes Sadia Dhailey
Oct 15, 2016
Nearly 80% of divorced Indian Muslims are women, shows Census 2011 dataIn India, for every divorced Muslim man, there are four divorced Muslim women, an IndiaSpend analysis of Census 2011 data shows. Across religious communities, except Sikhs, there are more divorced women than men. But the gender skew is particularly sharp among Muslims
Sep 19, 2016
Triple talaq: Why Flavia Agnes' position on Shayara Bano's SC petition is anti-womenThe fight to seek a ban on triple talaq is difficult. How the women fighting for it deserve anything but applause is something Flavia Agnes needs to answer.