SALE OF EDUCATION IS ON, WHERE WILL THE POOR GO??

PRESS NOTE BHARATIYA MUSLIM MAHILA ANDOLAN SALE OF EDUCATION IS ON, WHERE WILL THE POOR GO?? BMMA is national rights based movement of Muslim women to ensure social, economic, legal and political rights of Muslim women. The Movement is active in 13 states and has a membership base of 60,000 women. It believes that Muslim…

AIMPLB and Sadhvi Prachi Must Stop Politics over Yoga

Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan AIMPLB and Sadhvi Prachi Must Stop Politics over Yoga Press Release The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan calls upon the All India Muslim Personal Law Board [AIMPLB] and the likes of Sadhvi Prachi, Yogi Adityanath-Sakshi Maharaj to immediately halt politicking an important public issues of which they have little or no understanding…

Rally/dharna to demand ban on oral divorce

BMMA activists across country held rallies/dharnas to pressurise the state to abolish the practice of oral/unilateral divorce. In Ranchi, Cuttuck, Howrah, Dindigul, Bellary, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bhopal hundreds of women protested against the manner in which Muslim men have been divorcing their wives.Signatures were collected from public to endorse the demand. The event was widely…

Short report-Improving Socio-Legal Status of Muslim women

State Consultation – Improving Socio-Legal Status of Muslim WomenKalina Campus, Mumbai University A full day consultation on improving the socio-legal status of Muslim community was held in Kalina campus of Mumbai University co-organized by Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andola, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies and Multiple Research and Action Group More than 100 Muslim women and men from…

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…

‘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…