This forms part of a series by Dr Salim Parker. More stories can be found at hajjdoctor.co.za She was furious and was clearly letting him know her thoughts in not the gentlest of tones. They were waiting to see me in my consulting rooms and were to be my last[…]
India’s parliament has approved a bill that ultimately makes the practice of the “triple talaq” method, criminal. For those unfamiliar with the practice, the triple talaq method essentially refers to an instant divorce that can be achieved by saying the word “talaq” thrice. This practice has often been misused and[…]
A Muslim man in India can no longer divorce his wife by simply uttering “talaq” – the Arabic word for divorce – three times. If a husband tries to do that, he can now be jailed for up to three years. The so-called “triple-talaq” method of instant divorce has been criminalised by[…]
A controversial bill banning the practice of ‘triple Talaq’ divorce among muslims has passed India’s lower house of parliament by a resounding margin, amidst a walk-out by members of the opposition. The so-called Triple Talaq bill was passed on Thursday, with 302 votes in favor and 82 against. It seeks[…]
For many people, being divorced before the age of 30 seems like a nightmare, however current trends have indicated that divorce at an early age is becoming more common in today’s society. According to Zubeida Ahmed, a marriage counsellor based at the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) it is difficult to[…]
FEATURE by Shaheeda Khan I talaq you! I talaq you! I talaq you! The ownership and power of this statement, is granted to men only to be used when all avenues of compromise have closed down and all else failed, then to utter and follow up with kindness. Are[…]
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