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Women are constantly fighting a battle for equality. In India, they are also currently fighting to be treated as equals in the eyes of their gods. Indian feminism has always been a rather unique debate, owing to various ethnic influences that are characteristic of the cultural minefield that India is. However, this debate encompasses not only feminism, but religious practices and their conflict with constitutional law.
The archaic custom of triple <em>talaq</em> has been recently challenged in the Supreme Court of India as illegal, unconstitutional and violative of Articles 14, 15, 21 and 25 of the Constitution of India. What's more, this abhorrent system of divorce was never encouraged by Islam, and specifically goes against the Quranic spirit.