The letter closed with a single sentence, repeated three times: “I divorce you. I divorce you. I divorce you.”
Shayara Bano is among the countless Muslim women in India who have been abandoned by their husbands, often without any notice, through Talaq-ul-Bidat, or “triple talaq.” Permitted under Muslim family law, the practice allows a married man to instantaneously divorce his wife.
However, Bano set herself apart from many victims by suing her husband in India’s Supreme Court."
Read article by Nimisha Jaiswal from PRI.