Along with other misogynistic things, the AIMPLB said that Muslim men would murder their wives “to get rid” of them if triple talaq gets banned.
The Bombay High Court on Friday allowed women equal access to the inner sanctum of the Haji Ali dargah, the 600 year old tomb of the Sufi Muslim saint Sayyed Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari.
As a feminist, I feel the Burkini ban is against the very basis of the right to free choice; it is a poor attempt at enforcing French secularism.
Reading works by feminist Muslim scholars, activists and artists has been a source of comfort and hope that certain community practices can be challenged and improved through faith-rooted efforts.
Religion never preached fake fasting while one is menstruating but we ourselves created this impression of shame around menstruation that now we have to hide it even when it is as natural as respiration.