·       Kayleigh Lewis

·       Monday 11 April 2016


The triple talaq violates fundamental rights say some Muslim women in India

By Moni Basu and Harmeet Shah Singh, CNN - Updated 1920 GMT (0320 HKT) December 18, 2015

New Delhi (CNN)Outside the Delhi High Court on Friday, there were few clues that a momentous decision was underway in India's watershed gang rape case. Besides a small band of lawyers and journalists, few were present when the court ruled that come Sunday, the youngest of six men who tortured and raped a physiotherapy student on a moving Delhi bus would be a free man.

September 1, 2015

'Our case should act as a warning. It is high time change comes to society. This is not the way to treat a woman.'

'I don't want any other woman to have a fate like mine.'

Women's groups condemn "all at once" declaration by Muslim men known as "triple talaq" to divorce their wives.

22 July 2015

Police in India say they have held 16 people in connection with the killing of a woman accused of practising witchcraft.

By Radhika Chandiramani

Pramada Menon is a queer feminist activist who ponders about all matters she thinks are complex. When not pondering and procrastinating, she works as a consultant on issues of gender and sexuality and women’s rights, and occasionally performs Fat, Feminist and Free, a freewheeling look at body image, sexuality and life.


As international networks and organisations concerned with equality between all citizens before the law, standing for secularism as prevention of communalism, we are closely following and monitoring the case against human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad and husband Javed Anand in India.

At 32, Nalluri Poshani looks like an old woman. Squatting on the floor amidst piles of tobacco and tree leaves that she expertly transforms into beedis, a local cigarette, she tells IPS, I feel dizzy. The tobacco gives me headaches and nausea.

بعد الضجيج الذي ثار في الهند هذا العام، حول الاغتصاب، في أعقاب اغتصاب فتاة جامعية، في حادث أودى بحياتها، يثور الآن جدل حول انتشار التحرش الجنسي في أماكن العمل، وخصوصاً بعد توجيه اتهامات إلى قاضٍ في المحكمة العليا .

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