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Apr 30, 2018
In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining groundIn the Kanjarbhat community, a bride must submit to a 'virginity test' on the night of her wedding. But a campaign spearheaded by the community's youth is hoping to put an end to the practice | A ground report | Read More...
Apr 26, 2018
In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining groundIn the Kanjarbhat community, a bride must submit to a 'virginity test' on the night of her wedding. But a campaign spearheaded by the community's youth is hoping to put an end to the practice | A ground report
Jan 23, 2018
Pune: Three men assaulted by mob for opposing 'virginity tests' of brides; two arrestedThree men were allegedly beaten up by members of their own community for opposing the practice of determining the virginity of a bride on the wedding night
Oct 11, 2017
20 Muslim families forced to leave village in Rajasthan after threats, social boycott from upper caste Hindus20 Muslim families were forced to flee their homes in Rajasthan's Dantal village in Jaisalmer district, after threats from Upper Caste Hindu neighbours
Jul 31, 2017
Fatwas restrict individual's constitutional freedom, India must create laws to insulate citizensThe latest fatwa expelling JD(U) leader Feroz Ahmad from Islam for saying Jai Shree Ram shows how practices such as fatwas impact Constitutional freedoms of Indian Muslims
Jul 20, 2017
Maharashtra Social Boycott Act: Eleven families from Pune's Telugu Patir community file first FIR under new lawMaharashtra registered the first FIR under the newly enacted Social Boycott Act by eleven families of Telugu Madelwar Parit community against its caste council members in Pune police station on 17 July
Jul 13, 2017
President Pranab Mukherjee signs act making social boycott a criminal offence in MaharashtraDiktat for social boycott issued by caste panchayats has become a crime punishable with jail term up to seven years and penalty that can extend to Rs five lakh in Maharashtra, a first in the country
May 22, 2017
Triple talaq row: Muslims resorting to the practice will face social boycott, AIMPLB tells SCMuslims resorting to triple talaq will face "social boycott" and an advisory will be issued to the qazis (judge of a Sharia court) that they should tell the grooms that they will not resort to such a form of divorce, a prominent Muslim body told the Supreme Court on Monday.
Apr 17, 2017
Triple talaq row: AIMPLB presenting social boycott as solution reflects its privilegeBoth 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
Apr 16, 2017
UP woman who refused to accept triple talaq over phone attacked with acid by in-lawsA Muslim woman, who refused to accept talaq from her husband over the phone, was assaulted and attacked with acid by her in-laws in Neuria area of Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.