The cabinet of ministers had approved the joint proposal presented by Minister of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Abdul Haleem and Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms Thalatha Atukorale to make amendments to the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act.
A collective of Muslim women activists representing different organizations, called for immediate reform of the Muslim Marriage Divorce Act (MMDA), which they said is an Act which causes ‘grave injustices’ to Muslim women in Sri Lanka.
Muslim Civil Society leaders are objecting to some persons in the government service who have harassed women workers for wearing Muslim attire to work. A group of these activists met President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo this morning and brought several matters to his attention. They told the President that some government officers were asking Muslim […]