The Week Unwrapped: Polygamy, fish protests and tipping

The Week Unwrapped: Polygamy, fish protests and tipping

Olly Mann and The Week delve guiding the headlines and debate what really points from the

Olly Mann and The Week delve guiding the headlines and debate what really points from the sooner seven days.

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On this week’s episode, we focus on:

Polygamy

Although polygamy is illegal in most circumstances in India, there’s a religious exemption for Muslims and a few tribal communities. Now, urged on by ladies’s rights campaigners, the federal government must put off that exemption and introduce a Widespread Civil Code that might implement the exact same guidelines to all residents no matter their faith. Beneath distinct circumstances this will nicely have been seen as a progressive piece of legal guidelines that might have been welcomed. However is it the truth is one other of Narendra Modi’s political assaults on India’s Muslims.

Industrial fishing

British and French fishermen place on an unusual show of unity this 7 days as they joined forces to protest in opposition to industrial fishing approaches which can be depleting shares within the waters throughout the British isles and mainland Europe. Their motion follows opinions that as considerably as 35% of all fish caught are wasted previous to they make it on to the buyer’s plate. How has this predicament happen to maneuver, and what might be carried out to extend it?

Tipping place

This week’s Queen’s speech was predicted to encompass a invoice that might pressure consuming locations to distribute all revenue handed about in ideas and supplier charges to personnel considerably than preserving onto some or all the revenue themselves – which the federal authorities skilled defined as a “dodgy follow” when it pledged to remodel the laws. However the measure has been quietly dropped. Is now the minute to reassess the best way we reward supplier staff?