bangladesh-court-bars-women-officials-from-registering-islamic-marriages

The Dhaka High Court last week barred women from registering Nikkah, the legal Islamic religious wedding for Muslim couples. The court  cited 'certain physical conditions' referring to menstruation as the reason for the ban. As per the ruling, since the women cannot enter a mosque during menstruation and this physical disqualification means they cannot conduct religious tasks such as...