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Beyond triple talaq

Re-examine gender equity in all personal laws

Business Standard Editorial Comment  |  New Delhi 

It is unfortunate that the question of the instantaneous triple talaq - a practice among Muslims by which a husband can divorce his wife by pronouncing the word talaq three times in succession - is once again becoming a burning political issue instead of being seen as a depoliticised question about community and gender rights as well as equality before the law. The question has arisen as a consequence of the Union government filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court expressing its support in principle to a petitioner who challenged the practice among some other aspects of Muslim personal law ...

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Beyond triple talaq

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Re-examine gender equity in all personal laws It is unfortunate that the question of the instantaneous triple talaq - a practice among Muslims by which a husband can divorce his wife by pronouncing the word talaq three times in succession - is once again becoming a burning political issue instead of being seen as a depoliticised question about community and gender rights as well as equality before the law. The question has arisen as a consequence of the Union government filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court expressing its support in principle to a petitioner who challenged the practice among some other aspects of Muslim personal law ... image
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Beyond triple talaq

Re-examine gender equity in all personal laws

It is unfortunate that the question of the instantaneous triple talaq - a practice among Muslims by which a husband can divorce his wife by pronouncing the word talaq three times in succession - is once again becoming a burning political issue instead of being seen as a depoliticised question about community and gender rights as well as equality before the law. The question has arisen as a consequence of the Union government filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court expressing its support in principle to a petitioner who challenged the practice among some other aspects of Muslim personal law ...

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