Quotes on Triple Talaq

“My father-in-law convinced my husband to divorce me by uttering the word talaq thrice. It’s the life of a woman that becomes miserable. I want an end to this unilateral divorce practice and my children to get what they deserve. Fights take place between a husband and wife, but this is no way to resolve it.”

– Salma.

Source: Al-Jazeera

“As it is inhuman, anti-Islamic and against the gender equality, Triple Talaq should be shunned without any further delay.”

– Zainul Abedin Khan, Spiritual head of the Ajmer Sharif dargah.

Source: Hindustan Times

“There can be no ‘talaq’ (divorce) just because someone utters talaq, talaq, talaq.”

– Salma Ansari.

Source: Hindustan Times

“What is the use of spending whole life with a man who can at any point of time desert his wife by saying Talaq, Talaq, Talaq? If this injustice happens in old age then where would the victim go? Today I am young and why would I spend my whole life with the fear of triple talaq? It is better to embrace Hinduism and marry a Hindu man who would at least not destroy my life by uttering just three words.”

– Sister of a triple talaq victim while warning the Muslim clerics.

Source: Hindustan Times

“I just don’t understand why there should be any TV debates about such a serious issue. I feel very irritated at the kind of people they selectively call for these TV debates. Is triple talaq a Hindu-Muslim issue, a dharam yudh fought out between a Hindu pandit and a Muslim mullah? What TV channels are doing these days, whether it is the issue of triple talaq or Vande Mataram or cow slaughter, is very dangerous.”

– Tahir Mahmood, former chairman of the National Commission for Minorities.

Source: The Quint

“Justice has become elusive to Muslim women and remedy lies in codification of law of divorce. The state is committed to respect the promise of dignity before law and it cannot shirk its responsibility by remaining mute spectator of malady suffered by Muslim women in the name of religion.”

– Justice Mohammed Mushtaq, Kerala High Court.

Source: Economic Times

“In a meeting held by the orthodox religio-social leadership from the community announced that Muslim women campaigners like us are enemy of the Community. I would better be branded like that than being a dumb witness to the injustices against Muslim women.”

– Syed Tanveer Nasreen, a professor of women’’s studies and campaigner against patriarchy in Muslim society.

Source: Hindustan Times

“Previously, Muslim women dared not speaking against these social evils but now, largely due to escalated campaign from the secular Muslims who want reforms in the community, more and more women are speaking out.”

– Kazi Masum Akhtar, school headmaster.

Source: Hindustan Times

“Triple talaq is unconstitutional; it violates the rights of Muslim women. No Personal Law Board is above the Constitution.”

– Allahabad High Court

Source: Times of India


“Our society should have no place for patriarchal and regressive bodies to call the shots. Bodies such as khap panchayats and personal law boards are all self-appointed and self-anointed dispensations meant for preservation of the male patriarchal order. The community has rejected them and so must the law of the land.”

– Zakia Soman and Noorjehan Niaz, co-founders of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan

Source: FirstPost


“Tunisia brought about reform by de-recognition of the triple talaq within the circumference and perimeter of Islamic law. Countries like Turkey, Tunisia, Syria, Egypt, Morocco, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Indonesia and Pakistan have either reformed the law completely or brought about legally stringent preventive measures in this area. If Muslim countries can bring about reform in family laws India must follow suit.”

– Zeenat Shaukat Ali.

Source: Times of India

“Savitribai Phule: I want education for the women in my community, I will fight it out for them.

The Great Indian Liberal: My hero

Hamid Dalwai: I want an end to the practise of Triple Talaq and want a Uniform Civil Code for our Country

The Great Indian Liberal: Hey, but what about Caste system in the Majority community, what about child marriages among Hindus?”

– Khalid Baig.

Source: Facebook

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