Recent Court Judgement for Women

 

  • Sabrimala Temple Entry Case : SC declares restriction on women in Sabrimala temple unconstitutional.
  • Haji Ali Dargah Case : Women were not allowed inside Dargah. SC observed that ‘exclusion’ is practised by both Hindus and Muslims and the problem needs to be addressed. Dargah Trust conceded before the court that it had resolved to allow women to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the dargah at par with men.
  • Triple Talaq Case : SC declared triple talaq unconstitutional and anti-Quran. Constitution Bench held that Islam cannot be anti-Quran and Triple talaq is against the basic tenets of the Holy Quran, and consequently, it violates Shariat.
  • Goolrokh Gupta Case : SC has intervened with the Parsi elders to allow Goolrokh Gupta, a Parsi woman, who married outside her faith, to pray at the Tower of Silence for her departed father.
  • Female Genital Mutilation Case : SC has also referred to a Constitution Bench the question whether the practice of female circumcision or khafz, prevalent in the Dawoodi Bohra sect, amounts to female genital mutilation and is a violation of women’s right to life and dignit