For a long time, the battle against instant talaq has been garnering significant public attention. In ‘Till Talaq Do Us Part’, Ziya Us Salam, an eminent social commentator and an associate editor at Frontline, presents a holistic view of how divorce works in Islam. Ranging from triple talaq to talaq granted over three months to khula and talaq-e-tafweez, the book also discusses other methods of divorce available to a Muslim couple which get ignored thanks to all the attention on talaq, talaq, talaq.
Here’s an excerpt from the book:
In a world of convenient stereotypes, the Muslim woman is seen as a helpless, whimpering human being with the threat of triple talaq hanging over her head despite years of matrimony. Almost all men and women with access to newspapers would have heard of triple talaq. Not many, though, would have heard of khula, the woman’s inalienable right to divorce.
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