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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.
Sep 20, 2018
Centre passes ordinance on triple talaq: Is criminalising offence tantamount to 'legislative overreach'?While the government's intention to ban Triple Talaq is laudable inasmuch as it can act as an effective deterrent for men from arbitrarily divorcing their wives, the question is whether criminalising the offence can amount to a case of 'legislative over-reach'; here, I refer to a scenario where the Legislature is overstepping into the domains of a religion's personal law to prescribe a remedy which the personal law never intended.
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
May 13, 2017
Triple talaq: Salman Khurshid's regressive solution for instant divorce is irrational and sinfulSenior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has rightly diagnosed triple talaq as a man-made sin that cannot be condoned by Islam.
Nov 26, 2016
Dealing with crimes against women in reality has become a matter of 'jugaad'Citing a new survey by ActionAid, an international women and child rights NGO, a report in The Times of India said that 41 percent of women in India have been subjected to sexual harassment or violence before the age of 19.
Nov 22, 2016
Triple talaq: AIMPLB's decision to establish a women's wing is just a token gestureThe recent decision of the AIMPLB to establish a separate 'women's wing' will not bring about any change in the status of Muslim women within the family.