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Women's group calls for Sharia courts to be banned in India to stop inequality and human rights violations

Women's group calls for Sharia courts to be banned in India to stop inequality and human rights violations

Country: 
India
News Date: 
20/10/2016
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

A women’s group is calling for Sharia courts to be banned in to stop inequality and violations of human rights. The Muslim Women’s Quest for Equality (MWQE) has filed an affidavit arguing the , which govern marriage, divorce and family cases for India’s 150 million Muslims, should not be allowed to function as a parallel judiciary.