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Sep 05, 2019
Indian-origin Labour Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi slams Boris Johnson for equating burqa-clad women with ‘bank robbers’, ‘letterboxes’Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, a Labour Party MP from Slough, slammed Johnson for equating burqa-clad Muslim women with 'bank robbers', 'letterboxes'
Aug 20, 2019
Two cases of triple talaq reported from Chattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh; accused in both cases arrestedDespite Parliament passing the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Bill, 2019, new cases of triple talaq were reported from Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh
Aug 13, 2019
Newly-married woman from Uttar Pradesh accuses husband of giving her triple talaq for failure to pay dowryA newly married woman on Monday accused her husband, residing in Saudi Arabia, of giving her 'triple talaq' (divorce) over the phone for failing to pay dowry
Aug 09, 2019
Surge in misogyny on social media as Indian men 'look' for Kashmiri women for marriage; women's right activist decry objectificationMany women and women's rights activists condemned the online comments welcoming the abrogation for making it "easier for Indian men to marry Kashmiri women". Supporters of Narendra Modi-led BJP had flooded social media with jubilant posts after the change.
May 07, 2019
Delhi Talks: Nationalism reduced to hatred against minorities, lower castes, neighbouring country, says activist Syeda Saiyidain Hameed'Hatred against women who dare to come out and declare their personhood is palpable everywhere,' says activist Syeda Saiyidain Hameed.
May 03, 2019
Kozhikode-based Muslim Education Society bans hijab, says it will empower women: Religious groups, students outrageKozhikode-based MES, with its 100-odd educational institutes and a student strength of about a lakh, issued a circular banning hijab and instructing the heads to not allow students with any dress covering their face from the next academic year. The move has got traditionalists in the community up in arms.
May 01, 2019
Sri Lanka 'face veil' ban designed to distract people from govt's failures, reaffirms structural oppression of Muslim womenIn just over a week since Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka, the meaning of hijab is changing in the island nation; Maithripala Sirisena govt's ban on 'face veil' reaffirms the structural oppression of Muslim women
Apr 16, 2019
Supreme Court to hear Pune couple's plea seeking entry of Muslim women into mosques, cites Sabarimala judgmentThe Supreme Court bench told the counsel appearing for the petitioner that it will hear the matter because of the apex court's judgment in the case involving Kerala's Sabarimala temple
Mar 28, 2019
Rights-based organisation demands 50 percent reservation for women in state Assemblies, ParliamentBharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan demanded that all political parties commit to 50 percent reservation for women in the Assembly and Parliament
Feb 20, 2019
Akhilesh Yadav attacks Centre for approving triple talaq ordinance, says it will be as 'weapon against minorities'A bill on the triple talaq ordinance making the practise of instance divorce void and an offence is pending in Rajya Sabha. The bill will lapse on 3 June with the dissolution of the present Lok Sabha.