Divorce in Islam

by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Table of Contents:

  • Marriage and Divorce
  • Divorce is Permitted under Exceptional Circumstances
  • Principle of Divorce
  • Wife’s Right of Divorce
  • Husband’s Right of Pronouncement of Divorce
  • Divorce during Menstruation
  • The ‘Idda or Waiting Period
  • Divorce is Revocable
  • Irrevocable Divorce
  • Pronouncement of Divorce in Three Forms
  • Subterfuges to make the Revocable Divorce Irrevocable
  • Effect of Irrevocable Divorce
  • Tahlil or Halala
  • Procedure of Divorce
  • Ila’
  • Zihar
  • Charitable View of Divorce