‘Brides of Quran’: The Horrifying And Abusive Practice In Pakistan That Denies Muslim Women The Right To Property

‘Brides of Quran’: The Horrifying And Abusive Practice In Pakistan That Denies Muslim Women The Right To Property
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Haq Bakshish, which literally means giving away one’s rights, is a horrific practice popular among family members of the Sayyid or Syed caste, who consider themselves the descendants of the prophet Mohammad. The male members of these families marry off their girl child to Holy Quran in order to take control of the property that legally belongs to the girl and would get transferred to her after marriage.

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  • 18 Feb 2022
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