You are invited to join us for a screening of 3 Seconds Divorce – An interactive documentary by Shazia Javed. This web-based documentary investigates the issue of triple talaq in India. Triple talaq is a practice by which a Muslim man may divorce his wife by merely pronouncing the word ‘talaq’ (divorce) three times.
This i-doc introduces viewers to Riffat, who was divorced through triple talaq. It features interviews with an activist and a religious leader who are on the opposing sides of the proposed ban on triple talaq.
Shazia Javed, Filmmaker
Imam Dr. Shabir Ally, Scholar of Islam & President, Islamic Information and Dawah Centre International
Nuzhat Jafri, National Board Member, Canadian Council of Muslim Women
This event is presented with support from the Noor Cultural Centre and the Canadian Council of Muslim Women.