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Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan shares draft on amendments to Triple Talaq Bill

The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), a group that was one of the petitioners in the Supreme Court seeking triple talaq ban, held a press conference on the issue on Monday. The move comes a day after the women’s wing of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) took …

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Muslim women will not misuse the ‘triple talaq’ law

Immediately after the Indian government announced a bill criminalising “triple talaq”, the proposal has been mired in controversy. Banning the practice of a husband divorcing his wife by uttering “talaq” three times within Muslim communities has been under discussion in India for years now. The practice has rendered hundreds of …

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Adding law to injury

If the earlier demand for the declaration of triple talaq as unconstitutional and or un-Quranic had united progressive Muslim women and men, the Union government’s declared intent to pass a law in the winter session of Parliament criminalising the practice has created a schism among them. Nothing illustrates this better …

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Muslim men weighing in against triple talaq is encouraging

Earlier this year, a Muslim woman from Meerut, Amreen Begum, uttered the words ‘talaq, talaq, talaq’ after her husband abandoned her and her two small children. She knew that he would utter those fateful words shortly after he fled, so she pre-empted him. Many in the clergy and other organisations …

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