Muslim women

Taliban ‘has not changed,’ say women facing subjugation in areas of Afghanistan under its extremist rule

The Taliban ruled all of Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001. Everyone faced restrictions under their conservative interpretation of Islam, but those imposed on women were the most stringent.

published on : 16th August 2021

DCW seeks police action against man for remarks on Muslim women

The panel has sought the report by August 5 (Thursday).

published on : 2nd August 2021

Why just Muslim Women Rights Day, asks AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi

Speaking to the media at Darussalam, AIMIM supremo Asaduddian Owaisi asked, "What about the empowerment of Hindu, Dalit and OBC women?"

published on : 2nd August 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Muslim women happy on government's Triple Talaq stand, but will they vote for BJP?

During conversation most Muslims blamed the BJP for polarisation of society and for interfering in religious matters.

published on : 12th May 2019

Muslim women board seeks amendment in Triple Talaq bill

The bill, which proposes a three-year jail term for a Muslim man who divorces his wife in any form of spoken, written or by electronic meansif enacted, will make triple talaq a criminal offence.

published on : 13th March 2018

Orthodox segments oppose transformational laws, but fail: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on  triple talaq bill

In a series of tweets, Prasad said many Muslim women had met him and requested for a stringent penal provision against the practice of "talaq-e-biddat" or instant triple talaq.

published on : 8th January 2018

Triple talaq victims say Congress ditched Muslim women again 

Muslim women protested outside the parliament premises and raised slogans in support of PM Modi for bringing the bill.

published on : 5th January 2018

Triple talaq bill likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

The Bill, last week, was passed in the Lok Sabha with most of the leading parties in the Opposition, including the Congress, voting in favour, but with caveats.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Triple talaq bill must prescribe divorce procedure involving arbitration: Rights group

The rights group BMMA demanded that the bill include the 'Talaq-e-Ahsan' method of divorce in which arbitration is mandatory and lasts for minimum 90 days before the beginning of the divorce process.

published on : 1st January 2018

More Muslim women should join politics: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy

Swamy's statement comes in the backdrop of Ishrat Jahan, a petitioner in the triple talaq case, joining the Bharatiya Janata Party in Kolkata.

published on : 1st January 2018

PM Modi talks of triple talaq hardship, Haj hurdle for Muslim women

After years of "hardship", Muslim women have found a way to free themselves from instant triple talaq, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today in his first remarks after the bill was passed.

published on : 31st December 2017

Women wanting to go for Haj without Mehram to be exempt from lottery: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Around 1,300 women have applied to undertake the journey next year to Saudi Arabia without 'Mehram', Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi said.

published on : 31st December 2017

Kerala witnessed instances of rigid religiosity in 2017

Issues like entry of women in Sabarimala and singer K J Yesudas in Guruvayur temple continued to remain vexed topics for Hindus.

published on : 29th December 2017

Will take steps through democratic means to "amend, improve or scrap" triple talaq bill: AIMPLB

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) today expressed serious reservations over the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill which was passed by the Lok Sabha.

published on : 28th December 2017

I thank Allah, others for supporting Triple Talaq bill: All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board chief

All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board president Shaista Amber welcomed the Triple Talaq Bill proposed in parliament.

published on : 28th December 2017
1 2 >