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Instant divorce; A man’s right

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14.09.2017

In the Muslim society, divorce has nearly become a taboo.
A large group of Muslim women, all around the world, have gone through the agony of “Instant Divorce” (Triple Talaq in a single sitting) in their lives.
The majority of them were not even present in person when their husbands uttered those three words.
This has led the divorced women around the globe to raise questions and ask for an explanation from the court.
Their only question, “If men can divorce women instantly, why can’t women?”

In Pakistan, India and Saudi Arabia, cases have been seen where Muslim men have divorced their better half through a simple SMS or other online services such as Skype, IMO and Whatsapp.
This triple talaq is lawful and permitted under the Muslim personal law (Shariat) Application Act of 1937, which expresses that husbands can get divorced from their wives by just saying “talaq” three times.

With such separations, which are accessible just to men, husbands can remove their wives from their homes, for the most part with no divorce settlement or alimony help, leaving the ladies with couple of assets or prospects.
This is where women can work things out.
A greater part of Muslim women in Pakistan are uneducated, and just 20 percent have ever worked outside the home, according to a province wise literacy survey conducted in 2015.
Mostly women are uneducated and do not know their........

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