The Quran Prescribes Hijab For Men, But Of Course We Only Focus On Women

The Quran Prescribes Hijab For Men, But Of Course We Only Focus On Women

The Quran prescribes hijab for men first, where it asks men to lower their gaze & practice modesty, but we conveniently put the onus on women only.
In Conversation With Bebaak Collective: Bringing Muslim Women's Rights To The Forefront

In Conversation With Bebaak Collective: Talking About Muslim Women’s Issues

Bebaak Collective shatters the 'vulnerable' image of Muslim women and talks about their struggles by campaigning across the country.
Female ascetics worshipping

Where Does The Identity Of Female Ascetics Lie In Hinduism?

The transformation of female ascetics in Hinduism lies in her capability to denounce all household duties and follow the path of dharma.
Female Sexuality And Islam – A Think Piece

Female Sexuality And Islam – A Think Piece

Contrary to popular discourse, Islam allows a lot of space for female sexuality to flourish as long as it is within a legal Islamic marriage.
Nikah-Nama

A Woman-Friendly Nikah-Nama And Muslim Women’s Right To Divorce

Most people are unaware of the clause of the nikah-nama that gives Muslim women equal rights as men to initiate divorce proceedings.
hijab

The Hijab Unveiled: Three Theological Reasons That Led Me To Abandoning The Hijab

My faith in Allah led me to search for the truth behind the hijab. Here are three reasons why its customarily worn by many Muslim women.
Shah Bano Case

32 Years On: Revisiting The Shah Bano Judgement

32 years after the Shah Bano judgment was delivered, the triple talaq problem remains as contentious as ever. Revisiting the landmark case.
Women Protest Against AIMPLB and Triple Talaq

All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) And The Circus Around Triple Talaq

The AIMPLB is fully aware that a social boycott against triple talaq is hardly likely to bring about any real change on the ground.
The Truth About Burqa By Zainab Rashid

The Truth About Burqa: One Young Muslim Woman’s Powerful Spoken Word Poem About Her...

Zainab Rashid created a powerful spoken word poem: The Truth About Burqa on her choice to wear it and on the embattled discourse around it.
Hindu Marriage Act

The Dutiful Wives Under The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

Judicial responses to Hindu Marriage Act strengthens the notion that marriage is the most socially oppressive institution for Hindu women.

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