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Islam, Women and Feminism

US School Asks For 'Permission Slips' From Muslim Students to Wear Hijab

Bangladeshi Girl Brutally Tortured For Claiming Marriage Recognition

Somali Woman in US Beaten Unconscious by White Man While Trying to Help another Muslim Woman

21-Year-Old Muslim Woman Burnt Alive In Karnataka for Marrying Dalit Man

Afghanistan’s First Women’s Magazine Is Breaking Taboos: Muslim Women Talk about Fashion, Lifestyle and Modern Life!

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


UAE Woman Embezzles Dh11 Million from Workplace, Spends On 'Fiance'

How Two Muslim Women Are Offering Resistance to Trump’s Era with Style

Australian FM Inundated With Vile Messages after Posting Photo on Facebook with Muslim Women and Girls in Hijabs

General Election 2017: Muslim Women Centre Stage In Bradford West

Government 'must do more to reach young Muslim women to tackle extremism'

Moroccan Police Stifle Women’s Protest in Northern City

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Born transgendered, Jameela was not comfortable at home with siblings, nor at school, because classmates would mock her style of walking. So when an elderly member of the traditional transgender community, Pasham Fakir, offered to take her up, Jameela ultimately yielded and followed him....


A New Generation of Bohra Muslim Women Is Speaking Out Against Female Genital Mutilation

Sindh Police Recruit Women for Ant Terror Operations

The Humiliating Truth about the NH House ‘Handmaids’

Iraqi-Canadian Mom, Daughters Paint New Picture Of Arab Communities

Dublin Woman Reveals How She Married Man from Muslim Dating Site Half an Hour after Meeting Him

Sharjah Ladies Team Crowned Basketball Champions at 9th Ramadan Women’s Sports Tournament

‘Wonder Woman’ Lebanon Ban Is the Latest Chapter in a Long History of Censorship

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Why Do Muslim Feminists Turn A Blind Eye To Islamist Misogyny?
Emma-Kate Symons

"Islamists, like Linda Sarsour and others, deliberately conceal the controversial aspects of their ideology, specifically the common values they share with violent radicals such as the virgin/whore dichotomy.”Unfortunately the liberal elite prefer to avoid scrutinising Islamists on those controversial aspects, and prefer to deflect the matter as a 'cultural' issue. "Liberal Muslims are an inconvenience, and are thus ignored by both sides."....

'Law against Child Marriage In Conflict With Muslim Personal Law': Indian Judge

Saudi Woman Arrested For Going Out Without Traditional Muslim Clothing

Muslim Man Refuses To Shave Beard, Wife Throws Boiling Water on Him in Aligarh

Burqa Ban in Mosul: Iraqi Army Stops Women Covering Their Heads As ISIS Militants Use the Garments While Launching Suicide Bombings

New Shelter for Muslim Women Coming To Windsor

19-Year-Old Tasmida to Be First Rohingya Muslim Girl to Appear Class 10 Board Exam In India

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


A Muslim Woman Breaks Century-High Glass Ceiling As the First Religious Court Judge in Israel

Malawi to Allow Muslim Women Wear Hijab on Driving License Photos

‘They Used To Lead Camels’: Saudi Prince Stands Up for Right Of Women To Drive

Young Women of Jeddah Put Food on the Needy’s Table

First Arab Woman in French Open 3rd Round Faces Ramadan Dilemma

Indonesian Muslim Women Engage With Feminism

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Afghan Women Re-Entering the Public Space
Meha Dixit

Journalists in Afghanistan are often under pressure from different sides such as the Taliban, Islamic State, warlords and the state. When I asked Ms. Raisada and Ms. Kohistani about the challenges, both noted that women journalists are paid much less than their male counterparts. “For both women and men reporters, a critical challenge is difficulty in accessing information from the provinces with Taliban presence,” added Ms. Raisada....


In Indonesia, Female Clerics Seek Recognition and Rights for Women

Sayeeda Warsi Hopes Women Will Give Up Burqa Themselves

Chinese Muslim Woman Scales Mount Everest

Muslim Women in Philippines Confront ISIS Terrorists, Save Christian Lives

Jalandhar Woman Sold In Saudi Arabia Returns Home

Indonesian Muslim Women Engage With Feminism

Saudi Prince Supports Women Driving

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Pakistan Teen Raped and Sentenced To Death by Stoning For Adultery

British Muslim Woman Suggests Saudi-Financed Mosques in England Be Closed

British Photographer Traps Herself in Cave in Animal Rights Protest

Malawi Government Clarifies Its Controversial Policy towards Muslim Women Wearing Hijab

Muslim British Leader Calls for End to Face Veils

New Transitional Home Will Serve Muslim Women in Windsor

Should Non-Muslim Women Wear The Hijab To Fight ‘Rampant Islamophobia?’

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Women in India Challenge ‘Instant Divorce’ Law
Geeta Anand

In person, over the phone, in a letter or even on WhatsApp, Muslim men who repeat Talaq — the Arabic word for divorce — three times can instantly end their marriages, according to some interpretations of Islamic law. The word is used by Indian Muslims even if they do not speak Arabic. With such divorces, which are available only to men, husbands can oust their wives from their homes, usually without any alimony or other financial support, leaving the women with few resources or prospects....

Protecting Muslim Women
Rafia Zakaria

It is not, of course, an entirely Pakistani phenomenon. As the end of the second decade of the 21st century approaches, everyone, American or Pakistani, holds their hatred close to their hearts. Pakistanis shrug at the tribulations of faraway American Muslims, having little empathy left to consider their condition. Americans who happen to be Christian are not particularly concerned with their co-religionists who happen to live in South Asia or the Middle East.....

Al-Shabab is fighting to create a fundamentalist Islamic state in Somalia and has launched attacks on neighbouring countries, which have all sent troops to fight them as part of an African Union force. Kenya has borne the brunt of al-Shabab's counter-attacks, and the Kenyan army is hunting fighters in the thick Boni Forest that straddles the border with Somalia.....

Indonesia's Hijab-Wearing Muslim Metal Group Challenges Stereotypes

The Face Veil Is Not British and the Muslims Should 'Lead the Charge' Against It, Says Baroness Warsi

Daughter of Muslim Sanskrit Teacher Tops High School

Two Maranao Muslim Women Defend Christians

Pakistan Arrests Afghan Women Travelling on Fake Passports

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Women Are Not Without Remedy If They Want To End Their Marital Ties
Faizan Mustafa

First, Muslim women can seek divorce through a court under the law of Fasakh (annulment of marriage) on certain grounds — i.e. the whereabouts of her husband are not known for four years; non-payment of maintenance for two years; imprisonment of her husband for seven years; non-performance of marital obligations; impotency; insanity or suffering from diseases such as leprosy or venereal diseases; cruelty which includes the husband taking on a second wife....

Unimportance of Triple Talaq
Abusaleh Shariff and Syed Khalid

Unimportance of Triple Talaq
Abusaleh Shariff

In conclusion, this survey shows that the incidence of “triple Talaq in one go” is rare and insignificant. Projecting the minuscule victims of triple Talaq as the major issue to be confronted to empower the Muslim community is questionable. Instead, the social policy maker should be concerned about 43 million widowed women belonging to all sections of society and provide incentives for remarriage and/or provide programmatic financial support to them.....


Triple Talaq Debate Shows How Muslim Women Are Challenging Patriarchy
Saumya Saxena

It is heartening to see two women recently appointed as Qazis in Jaipur; one glass ceiling less for the women of India. Women are no longer faced with the awkward and unfair binary between “rights and religion” to choose from. They are demanding both....


Muslim Personal Law Board’s Pathetic Attempt to Cover up Its Defeat in the Supreme Court
A. Rahman, New Age Islam

Almost any reasonably educated adult Muslim can perform a ‘Nikah’ between a Muslim bride and groom and it will be a valid and legally binding marriage for all practical purposes. The board whose members have been enjoying largesse received from Muslims all over the country and the political clout they have been wielding as a representative body of twenty crore Muslims of India for the past 44 years have not taken pains to educate the gullible Muslim masses on the point even of Muslim marriage, what to speak of divorce, and how both should be gone through in accordance with Sharia law…..

ISIS Uses Women to Defend Its Last Stronghold West Of Mosul

Ramadan: 49 Moroccan Imams and Women Preachers to Officiate at Spanish Mosque

SP Leader Does It Again, Says Keep Women Indoors To Prevent Molestation

FIA Arrests Three Afghan Women with Fake UK, Afghan Passports at Islamabad Airport

Deadly ending of a Young Boy and Girl’s Intimacy in Kabul

Ramadan Show about Female Extremists Ruffles Feathers

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Hyderabad Man Gives Triple Talaq after Selling Wife to Sheikh

The Female Muslim Comedian Tackling Extremism By Cracking Jokes

Melania and Ivanka Trump Showed the World What Feminine Power Looks Like

Thieves ‘Disguised As Muslim Women Are Stealing Charity Collection Boxes’ in UK

Heroes Killed Trying To Stop Racist Abuse against Muslim Women

Ukip Ban on Burqa and Niqab in Public Would See Legal Action against ANYONE Covering Their Face Says Leader Paul Nuttall

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Women Entrepreneurs Take over Madinah’s Street Markets

Pakistani Man Kills 18 Year Old Sister In The Name Of Honour

How One Kuwaiti Girl Fell Into the Daesh Trap

Mothers, Wives and Suicide Bombers: Arab TV Show on Untold Stories of Islamic State Women

Triple Talaq Row: Muslim Women Want Justice From Supreme Court, Not Charity From Law Board

Portland: Two Dead in Stabbing Incident on Train after Man Yells Racial Slurs at Two Muslim Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Triple Talaq: It Is an Issue of Gender Equality, Not Religion
Rajdeep Sardesai

The BJP may well claim that it is standing by Muslim progressives but their stand is misleading. After all, isn’t this the same party which has been insisting that faith be placed above the law in the contentious Ram Janmabhoomi case? Truth is, for the brotherhood in saffron, triple Talaq is another convenient stick to beat the Muslim community with and push the stereotype of a religion that is steeped in archaic practices...

Sixteen and Pregnant, Malala Finds Refuge in Hidden Afghan Women's Shelter

UKIP Thinks Burqa Ban Will Boost Vitamin D in Muslim Women

UK Independence Party Reveals Bizarre Reason for Banning the Burqa

Jewish Woman, 93, Prays With Imam at Site of Manchester Massacre

Muslim Law Board Advisory Won’t Curb Triple Talaq Cases, Say Women’s Rights Groups

Pakistan Minister Advises Women to Dress Modestly During Pilgrimage

India Thanks Pakistan for Uzma's Return

Daughter Physically Assaulted During an Audition in Dubai: TV Host Nadia Khan

Sharjah Body Calls For Intensified Efforts to Support Refugee Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Girl Students in Hijab Can Take AIIMS Entrance Test, Centre Tells Kerala HC

Muslim Women Welcome Guidelines on Triple Talaq

Qal’bu Maryam, a Women-Led Mosque Opens in California

Kerala High Court Nullifies Woman's Marriage with Muslim Man after Bride's Father Raises Islamic State Angle

Pakistan Court Allows Indian Woman to Return Home

Child Marriage Stopped in Abhaynagar, Bangladesh

British Police Says Woman Linked To Manchester Attack Is Released Without Charge

I Am an American: Shakila Ahmad Pushes For Understanding on National Muslim-Jewish Council

Hardline Sydney Preacher Slams Muslim Women Who Don't Cover Their Ears or Necks with Hijabs Saying They Are 'Sinful'

French police arrest two women on links with terrorism

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Minor Girl’s Marriage to A 48-Year-Old Leads To Brother’s Suicide as a Protest in Pakistan

Indonesian Female Muslim Comic Standing Up To Extremism

Somali-Born Muslim Woman a Member Of Islamic State, Federal Police Say

4 Muslim Canadian Women Who Have Zero Time for Fitness Stereotypes

Trump in the Middle East: A Muslim Woman's Take

Indian Woman Uzma, Who Claimed She Was Forced To Marry Pakistani Man, Allowed To Return Home

Sisters in Islam: Hannah Just Sharing Her Personal Journey

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • GM Sb, I haven't seen a more churlish character than yourself. If you are offended by what I say, put in my place ....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
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    ( By Royalj )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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  • Comment 1. The Meaning and Application of Kufr and Its derivatives [musthaqqat] کفر کا معنی و مفہوم کفر کے مختلف معانی ہیں: ان میں سے ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Naseer sab is good at exaggerating and over-dramatizing disagreements, especially if it makes his "discovery" look good!.
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Wasim Ansari )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
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