Triple Talaq

Modi Government’s Triple Talaq Law Is Deeply Flawed

Modi Government’s Triple Talaq Law Is Deeply Flawed

“White men saving brown women from brown men” wrote feminist scholar Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak in her seminal work “Can The Subaltern Speak?” What Spivak wrote in context of the larger colonial narrative, can be tweaked to reflect what’s going on with the issue of Triple Talaq in India. It’s a case of “Hindu men are […]

Nearly 80% Of Divorced Indian Muslims Are Women

Nearly 80% Of Divorced Indian Muslims Are Women

In India, for every divorced Muslim man, there are four divorced Muslim women, anIndiaSpend analysis of Census 2011 data shows. Across religious communities, except Sikhs, there are more divorced women than men. But the gender skew is particularly sharp among Muslims (79:21), followed by ‘other religions’ (72:28), and Buddhists (70:30). Among divorced Indian women, 68% are Hindu, and 23.3%, […]