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Zakia Soman

The writer is a women’s rights activist and one of the founding members of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan.

Five States, Same Absence
Tue, Dec 11, 2018

The silence on and of Muslims in assembly poll campaigns rang loud and clear

What The RSS Chief Didn’t Say
Mon, Sep 24, 2018

Bhagwat has missed the opportunity to clarify if the RSS’s idea of Bharat is based on the constitutional framework of justice and equality for all.

Is Congress pro-Muslim? It’s the wrong question
Tue, Jul 17, 2018

Congress does not have to be pro-Muslim to regain lost ground. Its policies towards the community need to be guided by the democratic principle of inclusiveness laid down in the Constitution.

Where women are without fear
Fri, Jun 29, 2018

A new survey says India is the most dangerous country for women. It should be an occasion, not for defensiveness and denial, but for serious reflection and the joining of forces for women’s equality.

Muslim women are entitled to a law against triple talaq
Mon, Jan 15, 2018

GenderAnd: The government and opposition need to work together to enable legal protection for Muslim women

An election of the people
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

In Gujarat, issues highlighted by new leaders, social movements informed the campaign

An area of silence
Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Election presents an opportunity for participation, representation — but not for Gujarat’s Muslims