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Government to curb Sharia in an attempt to push for integration

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By: Keerthi Mohan

In a bid to give greater rights to Muslim women, the government has made it mandatory for couples who have a Sharia wedding to register their marriage. An imam who resides at an Islamic wedding has now the responsibility to ensure the wedding is registered to avoid facing prosecution. This will allow women who want to end their marriage access to divorce courts, removing the need of a Sharia council. According to UK’s The Times, about 100,000 married Muslim women are not considered legally wedded as their unions have not been registered. British Conservative Party politician Sajid Javid recently published…

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