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Muslim Women in India Seek Gender Equality in Marriage

April 24, 2012

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By NILANJANA S. ROY NEW DELHI — Three years ago, Salma Khatun’s husband divorced her in a fit of rage after a quarrel, pronouncing what is known as the triple talaq in the presence of witnesses. The triple talaq is a formula of repudiation. The first two times it is pronounced, it can be revoked, […]