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Islam, Women and Feminism

New Burkini Row: Women Thrown Out Of Public Baths in Hungary for Wearing Islamic Swimwear

One Woman Thought To Have Left Luxembourg for Syria

Gerami Wears Hijab to Represent Iran at Ironman

Triple Talaq: All India Muslim Personal Law Board Launches Campaign on Women Rights

Seattle Group Sewing Feminine Hygiene Kits For African Girls

Plane Passenger Who Pulled Off Muslim Woman's Hijab and Shouted 'This Is America' Is Fined £815

Equality Doesn’t Mean Sameness: Faizan Mustafa

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


‘Honour’ Killing Pakistani Accused Walks Free After Pardoning Self and His Accomplices

Indonesia Publicly Canes Young Woman for Breaking Islamic Law

Women's Entry to Haji Ali Inner Sanctum to Begin Soon: Report

Toronto Muslim Women Take a Stand against Hate with Martial Arts Training

Muslim actresses in Hindu India are a hit

A Refugee Becomes Somalia’s First Female Presidential Candidate

Muslim Girl Who Was Once sentenced to 40 lashes For Wearing a Miniskirt Is Now a Bikini Designer

Aligarh Muslim University's female students stand against discriminatory hostel rules

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Malaysian Muslim Doctors against Female Circumcision

Turkey Needs ‘New Mobilization’ To Keep Girls in High Schools

Indian Muslim Women Support UCC But Seek More Clarity

Saudi Princess, Ameerah Al-Taweel who broke the Hijab Bondage to Fight for Islamic Women Rights!      

An Egyptian Woman Becomes the First Ever Female Director of the London School of Economics

Muslim Personal Law: Shayara Bano Case Outcome May Be Far Greater Than That of Shah Bano Case

China Bans Parents from 'Luring Children into Religion' In Muslim Province

Europe Wakes Up To Prospect of Female Terrorists

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Liberated From ISIS Suppression, Women of Manbij Join Security Forces
Zainab Ali

Another Woman Accuses Trump of Sexual Misconduct

Jordan’s Ayat Amer Becomes First Arab Woman to Win NASA Competition

Arab Women Empowerment to Be In Focus at Sharjah-UN Conference

Israel’s “50 Most Influential Women”—Not a Single Arab

The Political Power of Muslim Women in the Time of Trump

Katsina Emirate Denies Alleged Abduction, Forceful Marriage of 14-Yrs-Old Habiba

Sharjah Meet Seeks to Topline Arab Women’s Issues

Islamophobic 'Feminism' Doesn't Help Muslim Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Women: AIMPLB Using Sharia to Perpetuate Patriarchy

How an Indian Girl took FGM from a Personal Experience to a Voice for the Voiceless

There Are 4 Divorced Muslim Women for Every Divorced Muslim Man in India

Muhammad Ali’s Wife Calls For ‘Islamic Mercy’ For Imprisoned Iranian-Americans

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Criticised after Saying Wife ‘Belongs In the Kitchen’

How Donald Trump Inspired This Muslim-American Woman To Start A PAC

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Too Early To Wed
Yoriko Yasukawa and Jean Gough

Too Early To Wed
Yoriko Yasukawa

Almost one in two girls in South Asia — in countries including Bangladesh, India and Nepal — will marry before turning 18, and one in six will marry before the age of 15, if current rates continue. While the practice of child marriage has declined in South Asia over time....it nevertheless remains far too high In Bangladesh where 59pc of girls are married before the age of 18....


In Syria, From Fighting To Blogging, the Many Roles of Women
Layla Saleh

From their role as family breadwinners and their stubbornly blunt rebukes of international indifference, women’s participation in the Syrian conflict reflects the “popular” nature of an uprising that set in motion the vicious counterrevolutionary repression and violence that’s now tearing Syria apart...


Iranian Child Bride to Be Executed Within Days after 'Grossly Unfair Trial'

First Scottish Muslim Woman MP, Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh: Islam Is the Antidote to ISIS

Muslim Mothers Unite to Stop Their Kids from Joining ISIS

Nigeria Says 21 of Abducted Chibok Schoolgirls Are Freed

Pakistan Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing of Asia Bibi Case

Women in Burqas Will Become National Symbol: Hollande Admits France 'Has an Islam Problem'

Muslim Woman Who Was Victim of Hate Crime in Brooklyn Speaks Out

Who Benefits From A Chess Championship Boycott? Not Iranian Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


The Web and Women’s Harassment
Rafia Zakaria

The premise is wrong in real life and wrong in virtual life. If women must share because ‘they have nothing to hide’ then so must men, whose refusal to do so suggests that they may have a lot to hide...


Every 7 Seconds, a Girl Younger than 15 Gets Married: Save the Children

Most Afghan Women Sentenced To Jail Serve In Tribal Elders’ Home, Not Prison

Malaysian Woman Fights against Islamic Laws Imposed On Her Because Father Is A Muslim

Muslim Women's Law Board Chief Moots New Marriage Act, AIMPLB Trashes Idea

Nigerian Televangelist Randomly Donates To Indian Muslim Acid Attack Victim

Patriarchy Couldn't Stop This 14-Year-Old Muslim Girl from Becoming a Wushu Martial Arts Champion

Kendall Jenner Accused of Cultural Appropriation for Wearing Burqa as Disguise

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Nadia Murad, Yazidi Woman Who Survived ISIS Captivity, Wins Human Rights Prize

Triple Talaq: Keep Gender Justice as the Main Focus

Islamic Woman Who Wouldn't Shake Male Boss' Hand Sues for $1 Million after Firing

Fashion Designers in Iran Find Their Way around the Dress Code

The Political Power of Muslim Women in the Time of Trump

'As South Asian Women We MUST Make Our Voices Heard': How Indian Filmmaker Geeta Ganbhir and Pakistan's Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Are Challenging Stereotypes

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Pakistan Christian Lady, Aasia Bibi, Facing Execution: Death for Drinking Water and Blasphemy
Asia Bibi (Aasiya Noreen)

Your Move, Iran: Hijab Stakes At International Women's Chess Match

Donald Trump Talks at Debate, but Many Women Hear Only a 2005 Tape

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Page Three Bradford Girl Groomed By ISIS Jihadi Arrested By Police
Kim Miners, groomed to become an IS jihadi bride

UK Woman's Hijab Ripped Off In Hate Attack in London

Jewish-Arab Women’s Choir Wins International Prize for Intercultural Dialogue

H. E. Maitha bint Saif al Mahrouqi Awarded Golden Shield of Excellence by Arab Women’s Council

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Women in Islamic Countries Enjoy More Equality than In India: Minister

 ‘Secular’ India Can’t Let Women Suffer Under a Derogatory System: Centre On Triple Talaq

Not In Favour Of Uniform Civil Code, Want Codification of Muslim Personal Law: Noor Jahan

Iran's First Female Triathlete Shirin Gerami Set To Make History at Ironman Kona

Indonesia Launches Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Practices

Emir Sanusi Advocates for Codified Islamic Family Law

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Posters Discouraging Triple Talaq Spring Up In Mumbai City Mosques
Jyoti Punwani

For the first time, posters denouncing triple talaq and warning husbands who resort to this practice to divorce their wives, have come up in about a dozen mosques in the heart of Mumbai’s old Muslim area. ..


Saudi Male-Guardianship Laws Treat Women as Second-Class Citizens

Pakistan Closes ‘Honour Killing’ Loophole after Qandeel Baloch Case

Women Jobseekers in Turkey Hit Historic High

Norway's Government Proposes Banning the Burqa in the Classroom

Pakistan SC to Hear Asia Bibi's Blasphemy Appeal on Oct 13

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Michigan Muslim Woman Runner Featured On Magazine Cover, Internet Goes Wild

Norway Announces It Will Ban Islamic Veil from Schools and Universities

Mother-Daughter Boxing Duo Make Pakistan Proud

Shoe Hurled At Australian Imam on Live TV After Saying Muslim Women Needn't Wear Burqa

Nigerian Islamic Scholar Says Senate Must Reject Equal Inheritance Bill

The Women Leading a Social Revolution in Syria's Rojava

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Women Can Get Protection under Sharia
Siobhan Lambert-Hurley

Offering an even more favourable interpretation of women’s status in Islamic law was Sayyid Mumtaz Ali. A lawyer educated in the religious sciences at the Dar ul-Ulum at Deoband, he employed the Sharia to counter assumptions of women’s presumed inferiority to men in his treatise, Huquq un-Niswan (1898). According to his conclusions, Muslim women were not only guaranteed inheritance, Mahr (dower) and the right to remarry after divorce or widowhood, but their testimony in court was equally admissible to that of a man on most legal matters...

The teenager, known only by his online name of `Abu Sin,' a reference to his crooked teeth, speaks almost no English. Christina Crockett, a 21-year-old blogger from California, speaks no Arabic. Even so, they managed to create goofy, light-hearted videos in which they appear fascinated by one another. The spectacle of the two trying to communicate attracted millions of viewers both inside the kingdom and abroad. As a result, Abu Sin shot to fame on the live streaming site YouNow, receiving nearly 6.5 million views of his videos....


Hijab-Wearing Student Prevented From Taking Exam in Canada

Morocco Arrests 10 Women 'Linked To Islamic State

Calls for Chess Boycott over Iran's Hijab Laws

Women in Boko Haram Fighting, Not Just Cooking and Cleaning – Research

Muslim Leaders Condemn Ban of Burqas and Skull Caps in Mumbai College

Radical Pro Pak Woman Separatist Leader, Aasiyeh Andrabi, Arrested In Kashmir

Women Reclaim Their Lives after Two Brutal Years under ISIS Rule: 'Now We Are Free'

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Nigerian Actress Rahama Sadau Banned After On-Screen Hug

Morocco Dismantles Female Islamic State Terror Cell, Arresting Ten

Malaysian Woman Becomes First Solo Muslim to Ride Her Bike around the Globe

Supreme Court will come through for Women’s Right, Says Bhumata Brigade Leader

Two Muslim Women Injured By Stray Bullets at Mosque Fundraiser In Germany

Nurse Punched Muslim Taxi Driver 12 Times during Row Over Women's Rights

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Women May Not Ride Bicycles in Iran
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Women May Not Ride Bicycles in Iran

Somali Religious Council Slammed Women Quota

Indonesian Catholic Woman Has No Problem Living In Muslim Family

Father Kills Daughter, Man for ‘Honour’ In Pakistan

United Airlines Passenger Told To Switch Seats As Pakistani Man 'Did Not Want To Sit Next To Woman'

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Women’s Right to Choose Life Partners
Sattam Al-Mogren

Islamic scholars are unanimous in their opinion that the religion gives full freedom to sane and adult woman to accept or reject a marriage proposal. Her father or guardian is not allowed to force her to accept a suitor who she does not like. They also hold the view that a marriage contract is null and void if it was concluded without the bride’s consent....


Egyptian MP Says Women Students Must Pass 'Virginity Tests'

Afghan Girls Working On Mobile App to Help Tourists Visiting Afghanistan

Following Murder, Hundreds of Arab Women March Against Gender Violence

American Chess Player Leads Boycott against Wearing Hijab At Iran Tournament

Brazilian-Arab Fusion Fashion Transforms the Abaya

Women Host Peterborough Event to Dispel 'Myths' About Islam

Fear and Faith for Daughters of Pakistani Christian on Death Row

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Boycott of World Chess Championship 'Would Hurt Women in Iran'

Tala Raassi Was Almost Shot In the Streets of Iran for Wearing a Mini-Skirt

France's Burkini Ban Misses Nuanced Aspects of Muslim Women's Adoption of Hijab

Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind to Organize Woman Conferences to Show Muslim Women Are Not Against Sharia

Donald Trump's Double Standard for Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


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