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Mariya Salim

Mariya Salim

Mariya Salim is a Kolkata born Indian citizen with a degree in human rights law from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. She has been working in the development sector for eight years, with a special focus on women's rights.

India

It's time to address online violence against women in India

Online abuse is leaving Indian women feeling vulnerable and not empowered.

It's time to address online violence against women in India

Women's Rights

Rape as a political tool in India

The brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim minority group is not just about gender violence.

Rape as a political tool in India

Women's Rights

Muslim women will not misuse the 'triple talaq' law

The 'tripple talaq' ban is not a government initiative. It's the product of years of struggle by Muslim women activists.

Muslim women will not misuse the 'triple talaq' law

Women's Rights

Women in Uttar Pradesh are still waiting for justice

Rape survivors from the 2013 Uttar Pradesh riots have faced threats and harassment.

Women in Uttar Pradesh are still waiting for justice

Human Rights

Indian Muslim feminists: We are reformists not traitors

Women activists stand up to attacks in light of the triple talaq ban debate in India.

Indian Muslim feminists: We are reformists not traitors

Human Rights

Is India ready to abolish triple talaq?

More than 50,000 Indian Muslim women and men have signed a petition demanding a total ban on the Muslim divorce.

Is India ready to abolish triple talaq?