Ban placed on 'instant divorce' practice by Muslim Indian men

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Women's rights groups have claimed a major victory in India with a ban placed on the practice of "instant divorce".

India is one of a handful of countries that allowed a Muslim man to separate from his wife by saying "divorce" three times.

There have been cases in which Muslim husbands have simply texted their wives the word three times to end a relationship.

But India’s top court has now ruled the Islamist practice is unconstitutional.

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