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Instant Triple Talaq Bill – A Remedy That Can Worsen the Disease

Salman Anees Soz, ON 2018-06-28 12:25:39

In September 2015, I tweeted the following: “Dear All India Muslim Personal Law Board: The instant triple talaq is a horrible interpretation that sets our community back. I reject it.” I wanted the AIMPLB to raise awareness about the undesirability of instant triple talaq. Instead, they were fighting to have the Supreme Court uphold it. As I expected, the court held instant triple talaq unconstitutional. I welcomed the judgment as a step forward for women’s empowerment. At that time, I did not imagine that the apex court’s progressive judgment would become a pretext for our government to put forward a bill that will not only do little to advance the interests of Muslim women but could.....

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