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A voice for Muslim women

Gender justice based on Quranic tenets should gain legitimacy

The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan has recently codified a Muslim personal law titled The Muslim Marriage and Divorce Bill based on Quranic tenets, from the perspective of gender justice. BMMA co-founder Noorjehan Safia Niaz speaks to Jiby J Kattakayam on ... DNA, 1 week ago
A voice for Muslim women, 1 day ago

Petition filed for discrimination against Muslim women

A petition was today filed by Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), demanding sweeping reforms in the law governing Muslim marriages, including a ban on polygamy and unilateral 'talaq' (divorce). BMMA, an organisation which works for the welfare ...
 NetIndia123.com1 month ago Muslim quota OK, but government must focus on social reforms: Activist  DNA India3 weeks ago
Reuters India

Ruling on Sharia courts bolsters rights of India's Muslim women, campaigners say

NEW DELHI, July 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A ruling by Supreme Court stating that fatwas issued by Sharia courts are illegal will help protect the rights of Muslim women who are often forced to abide by inhumane diktats, women's rights ...
 Reuters India3 weeks ago Activists hail Supreme Court ruling on fatwas  Reuters India3 weeks ago SC Verdict on Sharia Courts Hailed  New Indian Express3 weeks ago Supreme Court ruling bring clarity on Shariah courts: Activists  DNA India3 weeks ago

A step away from patriarchy

Photo: Tehelka Archives While the personal laws of several religions are inimical to gender justice, the Muslim code comes in for the most criticism. However, even as the debate on a Uniform Civil Code hangs fire, a Muslim women's group has made ...
 Tehelka3 weeks ago
New Internationalist

India's Muslim women say no second wife!

No Second Wife, please is an intriguing headline that caught my eye. Jyoti Punwani's illuminating article, carried by The Hindu's Sunday magazine last month, described some unexpected reactions from Indian Muslim women's groups to banning polygamy.
 New Internationalist2 weeks ago Don’t wrong a right  Deccan chronicle4 days ago

Opinion: Mani-Talk: Do The Hindus Want A Uniform Civil Code?

(Mani Shankar Aiyar is a Congress MP in the Rajya Sabha) My Sikh wife and I were married 41 years ago under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. But for a slight hiccup when I had to suppress a giggle reading the prescribed oath, swearing that I was not ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago Mani-Talk: Do The Hindus Want A Uniform Civil Code? by Mani Shankar Aiyar  NDTV3 weeks ago Do Hindus Want A Uniform Civil Code?  NDTV3 weeks ago Do The Hindus Want A Uniform Civil Code?  NDTV3 weeks ago
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