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.
The panel has sought the report by August 5 (Thursday).
Speaking to the media at Darussalam, AIMIM supremo Asaduddian Owaisi asked, "What about the empowerment of Hindu, Dalit and OBC women?"
During conversation most Muslims blamed the BJP for polarisation of society and for interfering in religious matters.
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.
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.
Muslim women protested outside the parliament premises and raised slogans in support of PM Modi for bringing the bill.
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.
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.
Swamy's statement comes in the backdrop of Ishrat Jahan, a petitioner in the triple talaq case, joining the Bharatiya Janata Party in Kolkata.
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.
Around 1,300 women have applied to undertake the journey next year to Saudi Arabia without 'Mehram', Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi said.
Issues like entry of women in Sabarimala and singer K J Yesudas in Guruvayur temple continued to remain vexed topics for Hindus.
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.
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.