Kerala High Court restores Muslim women's right to invoke extra-judicial divorce; clarifies divorce by "Khula" does not require husband's consent

The Court added that there is a "growing tendency to resist changes being effected upon the Muslim community with regard to the method and manner of effecting divorce consistent with the Quranic injunctions."
Muslim Women
Muslim Women

In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court has overruled a 1972 judgment to effectively restore the right of Muslim women to invoke extra-judicial divorce as set out in Muslim personal law.

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