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BMMA, an organisation which works for the welfare of Muslim women, has demanded sweeping reforms in the law governing Muslim marriages, including a ban on polygamy and unilateral talaq.
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Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi on defended his remarks that a woman and a man entering into sexual relations outside marriage should be punished, drawing sharp criticism from activists.
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More than 100 Muslim women in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), are threatening to leave.
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The Kerala High Court on Thursday permitted BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to implead in a PIL seeking to declare the practise followed by Muslims regarding the inheritance of property by women on basis of Shariat, as `unconstitutional`.
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A Sharia Court conducted solely by women with an aim to redress grievances of Muslim women has started functioning in the city.
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Home Office Minister Jeremy Browne has reportedly called for a national debate on whether young Muslim women can be prevented from having the burka (veil) imposed on them.
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A British judge has ruled that Muslim women should remove their veils when giving evidence during a trial.
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The members of Muslim Women Against Femen are encouraging supporters to participate in Muslimah Pride Day to show that they do not agree with Femen`s actions, New York Daily News reports.
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The Chinese military has began recruiting Uygur Muslim women for its navy in what appears to be first such experiment to open up its ranks for minorities.
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New curbs on Muslim veils in the House of Commons have been criticized by Respect Party MP George Galloway.
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Leading Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa against appointment of Muslim women as receptionists, calling it illegal and against sharia law.
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Saudi Arabia has started expelling 1,100 Nigerian women pilgrims for violating the kingdom`s rule prohibiting Muslim women from entering the country without a male guardian.
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