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  • Essay about Feminism And Religion

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    Cultural differences help to explain why countries like Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Taliban's Afghanistan can all claim the imprimatur of holy law and yet treat their women differently. Iranian women can drive, work in a mixed office, and attend mixed university lectures. Saudi women cannot. Iranian women play active social roles as civil servants, teachers, doctors, and engineers

  • Shah Bano Case

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    Mohd. Ahmed Khan v. Shah Bano Begum was a landmark case regarding a maintenance lawsuit. Shah Bano was a 62-year old Muslim woman and a mother of five from Madhya Pradesh, who was made to leave her matrimonial home by her husband, in 1975 . In April 1978, she filed for a maintenance amount of Rupees 500, and in November of the same year, her husband gave the ‘talaq’ (divorce) . Shah Bano approached the courts for maintenance from her husband, as she had no means of economically providing for herself

  • Quaid E Azam

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    Ali Khan Preceded by The Earl Mountbatten of Burma (as Viceroy of India) Succeeded by Khwaja Nazimuddin 1st Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan In office August 11, 1947 – September 11, 1948 Preceded by None Succeeded by Maulvi Tamizuddin Khan Born December 25, 1876 Karachi, Bombay Presidency, British India Died September 11, 1948 (aged 71) Karachi, Dominion of Pakistan Ethnicity Gujarati[1] Political party All India Muslim League (1913–1947) Other political affiliations

  • The Pros And Cons Of War And Violence

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    non Muslims began to correlate the attack as Muslim attack against the secularism. This went so deep inside the mind of the people of United States and then there started hate crime. Europeans too believe that the attack was the handiwork of Islamic Terrorist. In India, the notions of the people specifically the non-Muslim are of the view that Muslim are not non-violent entities. Such pre-conceived animosity regarding the Muslim community by the non-Muslims, have a prolonged history in India. This

  • Shelving Personal Law or Securing Justice

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    UNIFORM CIVIL CODE: SHELVING PERSONAL LAW OR SECURING JUSTICE? "I personally do not understand why religion should be given this vast, expansive jurisdiction, so as to cover the whole of life and to prevent the legislature from encroaching upon that field. After all, what are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is so full of inequities, discriminations and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights." — Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

  • The Role And Status Of Women In Ancient India

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Hypothesis and aim 2. Introduction 3. Status of women in ancient India 4. Status of women during British rule 5. Status of women in independent India 6. Education and economic development 7. Laws that have empowered women 8. Women’s safety and rights INTRODUCTION Traditionally, an Indian woman had only four roles and those were; Her role as a daughter, wife, sister, and lastly, a mother. The women in today’s time however are experiencing

  • Multiculturalism And The Future Of Multiculturalism

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    ABSTRACT Despite the all evidences that politics is allowing all kind of cultural diversity to grow within same territory. Those countries which have different cultures are trying to make their state a multicultural state in order to live with peace, for growth and development. This paper discusses about the past present and future of multiculturalism. Cultural diversity from very beginning was existing in different nation There are Jews in Germany, Poles in Ireland, Asians in Canada and so on but

  • Hijab, Veil Or Scarf?

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    Burqa (a long and loose garment covering the whole body from head to feet), Chador (cloth that is wrapped around the head and upper body leaving only the face) and Niqab (covers the whole face except the eyes). The headscarf is traditionally worn by Muslim women in the existence of adult male outside of their nearest family or in other words, women are not required to wear hijab in front of their “Mahram,” which include husband, brother, father, or uncles by blood (mom’s brothers and dad’s brothers)

  • Quit India Movement

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    Quit India Movement From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Quit india movement) Jump to: navigation, search The Quit India Movement (Hindi: ???? ????? ??????? Bharat Chodo Andolan), or the August Movement (August Kranti) was a civil disobedience movement launched in India in August 1942 in response to Mohandas Gandhi's call for immediate independence. The All-India Congress Committee proclaimed a mass protest demanding what Gandhi called "an orderly British

  • Feminist Religion

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    Religion is belief that essential cultural norms, myths, rituals, symbols, tradition and discipline will give one hope and balance, but also cause division, in this life, enable one to transcend death. There are many different religions that people all around the world believe in. Religion is a major aspect in most people’s lives. Women in particular are very religious. A journalist from, Kelly Frazier wrote, “According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, religion