ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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State and Islam in Pakistan

Muslim Women Act: The Other Side THE paper 'Minority Identity: Muslim Women Bill, Campaign and Political Process' by Zoya Hasan (January 7) is biased as is evidenced by the free use of pejorativcs like mullahs, fundamentalists and obscurantists. The most important omission is a comparative analysis of the benefits a Muslim divorced woman can have under section 125 Cr PC and under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986. Obviously Zoya Hasan has deliberately held back the true position from your readers which in fairness should have been brought out. I do so below to enable your readers to judge for themselves.

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