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Maharashtra: Muslim women's organisation seeks changes in personal law
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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 month ago

A voice for Muslim women

Niaz (in yellow), one of BMMA's founders, with other members at their office in Mumbai. BMMA is one of the increasingly vocal Muslim women's rights groups that have come up in recent years. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint Mumbai: The women in the ...
 Livemint.com1 month 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 India1 month ago Activists hail Supreme Court ruling on fatwas  Reuters India1 month ago SC Verdict on Sharia Courts Hailed  New Indian Express1 month ago Supreme Court ruling bring clarity on Shariah courts: Activists  DNA India1 month 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 ...
 Tehelka1 month ago

Muslim quota OK, but government must focus on social reforms: Activist

In the backdrop of the Congress-NCP government's decision to provide 5% quota for Muslims, community members say the state needs to do much more to improve their lives and be willing to bite the bullet on issues like gender-sensitive, regressive ...
 DNA India1 month 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 Internationalist1 month ago Don’t wrong a right  Deccan chronicle1 month ago

Nirbhaya horror repeats: Mumbai aghast at 5 year-old's rape

The city reacted with shock after the brutal Nirbhaya-like rape of a five-year-old child. The girl was abducted and raped with a broom inserted into her private parts in Kandivili. "One thing is clear that younger people are becoming more and ...
 DNA India1 week 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 ...
 NDTV1 month ago Mani-Talk: Do The Hindus Want A Uniform Civil Code? by Mani Shankar Aiyar  NDTV1 month ago Do Hindus Want A Uniform Civil Code?  NDTV1 month ago Do The Hindus Want A Uniform Civil Code?  NDTV1 month ago
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