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Was Delhi gang rape India’s #Metoo moment?

Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-42236752 Five years after the notorious gang rape and murder of a 23-year old physiotherapy student on a bus in Delhi, the BBC’s Geeta Pandey asks if India is a better place for women today. First, a recap of the horrific crime – the young woman and her male friend had boarded the bus […]

Triple talaq: How Indian Muslim women fought, and won, the divorce battle

Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-40484276 The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that the controversial practice of instant divorce in Islam is unconstitutional. It is being hailed as a huge victory by rights activists. But the battle was not easy, as the BBC’s Geeta Pandey in Delhi explains. Over the years, Muslim women in India have complained of living […]