Muslim women in rural UP split on the Triple Talaq Bill

Jan, 09 2019 IST

The issue of triple talaq is back in the national hot seat as the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018 — informally known as the Triple Talaq Bill — was brought up for discussion in the Parliament during the winter session. Speaking with various stakeholders at the local level in Bundelkhand, we find a situation more complex than just a divided house. Muslim women seem split on the Bill for a variety of reasons.