Definitions

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  • n. A form of divorce initiated by a wife

Etymologies

Arabic خُلع (xulʕ) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This option, known as khula, offers women previously unavailable privacy, but in exchange, they give up any legal rights to property and their dowry.

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • ABU DHABI - The Shariah Circuit of the Federal Supreme Court has granted a woman a 'khula' divorce (in which the woman demands divorce) in return for giving up her dowry of six bracelets and Dh20,000.

    Khaleej Times : UAE News

  • Till now, even though family courts have over the past few years granted women seeking divorce their right to annul a marriage more often than before, the long drawn-out procedure for 'khula' has meant repeated visits to courts and the airing of all kinds of messy matters in public.

    Bloggers.Pakistan

  • Namaje sibonga siyanconcoza emphakathini waKwaZulu Natali ngalokhu, sithi khula KZN khula.

    ADDRESS BY MR N MTHETHWA ON THE OCCASION OF THE DEBATE ON THE PRESIDENCY BUDGET VOTE

  • Below that: Varta ke liye loktantra ka dwar khula hai

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

  • But Manyata†™ s first husband challenged the khula she secured from a qazi in Mumbai, saying only a man could give one.

    The Times of India

  • Starlet Manyata married Sanjay Dutt after she filed for a khula from then husband Meraj.

    The Times of India

  • He was plain wrong, says lawyer Neelofar Akhtar, who fought and won Manyata†™ s case. “If the Quran allows men the right to pronounce talaq, it also grants women the right to khula. â€

    The Times of India

  • Under Islamic law, a husband has to give a reason for divorcing his wife and if she is not satisfied with it, she can ask for divorce under the khula rights.

    The Times of India

  • Being in khula manch won't show what they can do your action should prove it.

    United We Blog! for a Democratic Nepal

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