LAUNCH OF BMMA’S WOMEN’S SHARIAH ADALAT IN AHMEDABAD

LAUNCH OF BMMA’s SHARIAH ADALAT IN AHMEDABAD The BMMA Mahila Shariah Adalat in Barrel Market, Ahmedabad On 30th August 2013, BMMA formally inaugurated its Women’s Shariah Court in Barrel Market, Ahmedabad. Zakia Soman and Noorjehan Safia Niaz, Founders of BMMA inaugurated the Court. The Gujrat Convener of BMMA, Jamila Pathan along with her team urged…

Consultations on Codification in Chennai and Puri

Consultations in Chennai and Puri to discuss draft Muslim Family law BMMA held a consultation with lawyers and religious experts in Chennai on 30th and 31st March 2013 to discuss the draft law. Mr. Faizur Rahman, Adv. Zafarullah Khan, Adv. Jawad, and Mr. Salim participated in the consultation. Many suggestions were given and they were…

Presentation on BMMA at Kolkata University

Noorjehan Safia Niaz, Co-Founder of BMMA did a presentation on Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan at a National Seminar titled, ‘Development, Democracy and Non-State Actors’ organised by Department of Political Science, University of Kolkata on 8th March 2013 BMMA’s engagement with Muslim women is an important pointer to the development of democratic consciousness within the Muslim community. Muslim…

Consultations with lawyers in Kolkata

Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan had a very fruitful consultation with lawyers in Kolkata on 7th March 2013. The consultation was organised with the help of Nari-o-Shishu Kalyan Kendra which is also the collaborating NGO of BMMA in West Bengal. The lawyers gave important suggestions on the draft which were incorporated in it. Some important points…

‘Improving the Socio-Legal Status of Muslim Women in India’

Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, Multiple Research and Action Group and Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies are holding a one day workshop to discuss ways in which the socio-legal issues of Muslim women can be addressed. Muslim women face double discrimination in India: gender discrimination from traditional patriarchy and discrimination against religious minorities. The result…