Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Divorce Rights and Muslim Women Lives Part I

Assalamu aleikum! Our customary quarterly collab part I by the lovely Saadia Haq. Massalam :).

The Human Lens

Part I, Written by Saadia Haq of The Human Lens

When two people marry each other, it is usually expected to last a life time and as a couple they work together in the good and the bad to prosper this relationship. However not every marriage lasts forever and many times couple part ways. Marriage and divorce are two realities of life. In Muslim communities across the globe, the issue of divorce is quite a stigma and cause of human rights abuses.

In particularly, Muslim women seeking divorce and Khulla (separation) from their spouses face a combination of both societal prejudice and legal issues.  Islam teaches Muslims to not opt the way of divorce and work to rebuild the relation between husband and wife. But let me make it clear that Islam doesn’t expect Muslims to put up with any form of violence and abuse within marriages. For this, you…

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Papatia Feauxzar is an Author who holds a Master degree in Accounting with a concentration in Personal Finance. She now works from home alhamdullilah. You can visit her website at www.djarabikitabs.com
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