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Islam, Women and Feminism

India's 'love jihad'- Are women being recruited for 'Islamic State'?

Inquiry rejects press claims about 'Christian' girl fostered by Muslims

Rajasthan HC raises question on woman’s conversion to Islam, interfaith marriage

US woman posts anti-Muslim tweets after New York attack, gets banned by Uber, Lyft

USAID engages communities in Balochistan to promote girls education

8 accused of torturing girl in Dera Ismail Khan remanded into police custody

Woman gives birth to quadruplets

Facebook, TOBB to train 5,000 female entrepreneurs in Turkey

Hasina 30th on Forbes’ Power Women list

Stung by secularism, now defending it: A Muslim feminist worries about Erdogan's 'new Turkey'

Iran: Women actively engage and lead protests across Iran

Yemeni woman succeeds in resolving bloody tribal feud

Top IOC official wants more UAE women in sport

Iran: 8.5% upsurge in death rate of drug-addicted women

More than 30% women in UAE nuclear energy industry

Children of Emirati women can now participate in UAE sports events

Ride-Hailing Apps Free Pakistani Women From Abuse, if They Can Pay

Pakistani police arrest men for marching girl naked through village

Iran: Women win medals, despite lack of government support

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Triple talaq horrible practice, leaves women helpless: Canadian activist
Dr Sheema Khan with Christopher Gibbins

Pakistan: Woman stripped, paraded in village for brother's affair; 7 held

Three women held for ‘links with banned outfits’ in Chaman

Missing girl,8, found murdered

Yemeni woman resolves long bloody conflict between two tribes

Female Saudi Shoura member asks big football clubs for women-only teams

Safe haven turned into nightmare for Somali woman

Women honoured for helping lost schoolgirls

Iran: Women and men arrested for activities on social networks

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Harassing Women
Bina Shah

Sexual harassment can be blatant or subtle, but the result is that it creates a hostile environment for women, in which they become psychologically affected and unable to do their job. In the case of a patient, the doctor’s office or emergency room transforms from a safe space in which she entrusts her life to the doctor’s care into yet another minefield where she has to defend herself against unwanted attention — the doctor holds power over the patient, no matter what their classes outside the emergency room…


Despite new law, Men still killing women for 'honour' in Pakistan

PCSW takes note of violence against woman

Kerala ‘love jihad’ case: Bring Hadiya here, says SC; hearing on November 27

Two months after ban, instant triple talaq still rampant, says Shayara Bano

Ordeal of a homosexual woman in Pakistan

13 deaths in family: Daughter-in-law held for spiking lassi with poison

Quetta ATC sentences man to 14 years in prison for throwing acid on women

Seven held over DI Khan girl torture case

Eight held in DI Khan for parading a woman naked

Saudi Arabia to open stadiums to women

Girl, paramour ‘behind’ 13 in-laws' murder

Video shows woman slapping Syrian soldier, calling him an ‘animal’

Bahrain appoints first woman foreign ministry undersecretary

Saudi women seize new business opportunities

Women find some respite in Libya’s ‘families only’ cafes

Preparations under way to issue driving licenses to women

Locked in room, 17-year-old girl seeks help from Dubai cops

Iran: Young women actively participate in student protests

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Saudi Arabia to Open Sports Stadiums to Women From 2018

Saudi Shoura Member Discloses Move to Raise Women’s Representation in Diplomatic Positions

Hadaf to Bear 80% Transportation Cost For Working Women

Bahrain Appoints First Woman Foreign Ministry Undersecretary

Two Emirati Women Help Reunite Lost Girls with Father in RAK

UNSR Asma Jahangir Expressed ‘Deep Concern’ Over Women’s Rights in Iran

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


‘She Has Every Right to Choose’: Family Stands By Kerala Muslim Woman Who Married A Christian

Two Quebec Muslim Women Accuse Kathleen Wynne of Burqa Betrayal

Riyadh Calls On UNSC To Address Challenges Affecting Women, Society

Furey: Progressive Reaction to Bill 62 Lets Down Vulnerable Muslim Women

I Said No to Marriage and Dedicated My Life To Archaeology, Says Dr Asma Ibrahim, Curator Of State Bank Museum

Models in Headscarves and Islamic Robes Take To the Catwalk for the First London Modest Fashion Festival Aimed At 'Empowering Muslim Women' Worldwide

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Woman Hit by Car in Leicester Was Hate Crime Victim, Police Say

Punjab Decides To Constitute Special Courts for Women

Female Islamic Bands Are Emerging As a New Fixture at Women's Celebrations around Egypt

Kerala 'Love Jihad' Case: State Women's Panel Seeks Police Report on Hadiya's Condition

Awards to Celebrate Qatari Women’s Achievements

NCSW, PCSWs Seek Registration of Women Voters

Iraq Is 'Refusing To Extradite' German Jihadi Schoolgirl Facing EXECUTION for Running Away To Mosul And Marrying An ISIS Fighter

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Egypt's Female Performance Groups on the Rise
Youssra el-Sharkawy

Female Islamic bands are emerging as a new fixture at women's celebrations around Egypt. Fully or partially veiled, and wearing sparkling but unrevealing clothes, they perform at weddings, where men and women are segregated, and at henna parties, where women come together before a wedding or to celebrate a birth. The bands purposely do not violate Sharia in their performances.....


Hadiya Pleads In New Video: ‘Please Get Me Out From My Parental Home, I Will Get Killed Soon’

The Real Reason So Many Rohingya Girls Are Pregnant

Iran: Three Women Arrested For Modelling

New School Offers Education ‘Salvation’ For Syrian Girls in Lebanon

Social Media Brings Pakistan's Persecuted Women Rare Justice After The Violence

Fafen Estimates below 14pc Women Voters’ Turnout in NA-4 By-Poll

Quebec’s Niqab Ban Is a Chance for Women to Embrace Western Freedom

War, Violence to Blame for Adverse Conditions Facing Women In Afghanistan

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Is Egypt Ready To End Underage Marriage?
Khalid Hassan

“Outlawing customary marriage or raising the age of marriage for female minors to address population growth could have adverse effects. This measure could promote secret and illegitimate relationships between men and women, which is against the teachings of the Islamic faith.”....


In Some Affluent Circles in Egypt, the Hijab and Burkini Just Won't Do

Career Fair in Eastern Province Offers 1,500 Jobs for Women

Afghan Women Can Help Bring Peace: Rula Ghani

Netherlands Pledges $12m for Afghan Women Uplift

Promotion of Saudi Women Key to Change

US Woman Held Hostage by Taliban Group in Pakistan Reveals Truth behind Her Rescue

Iran: Women Nurses Protest; Nursing Community in A Volatile State

Iran: Young Women Actively Participate In Student Protests

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Saudi Women between Online Resistance and New Physical Realities

Still, any political protest is risky in Saudi Arabia, and political discourse by Saudi women is particularly unacceptable, often entailing fierce punishments. Such extreme conditions ultimately lead to a unique ‘protest ecology’ with little resemblance to what many traditionally think of as ‘activism’. For example, external threats mean these anonymous female activists will likely never meet, and therefore their online protests seemingly stand little chance of becoming offline actions. Within such anonymous, scattered resistance, can opportunities for real psychological resistance still occur...


Quebec Softens Face-Covering Ban amid Criticism It Targets Muslims

Hoops & Hijabs: Iran's Women Begin New Journey In World Basketball

Former Pakistan Woman Hockey Player to Pursue Sexual Harassment Case Alone

Rohingya Muslim Women 'Being Driven To Prostitution to Buy Supplies' In Bangladesh Refugee Camps

Pakistan Election Body Rejects Imran Khan's Plea against Woman Lawmaker

Sultana Kamal: 87% Women Face Domestic Violence in Bangladesh

Woman Convicted Of Dirty Dancing In Dubai Central Jail

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Chhath Puja: Muslim Women Clean Roads Leading To Ganga Ghats in Patna

Cartoon Exhibit to Spotlight Women’s Rights in Iran 

Middle East Feud Looms over Jailing of Egyptian Woman

Kerala: Muslim Family Boycotted for Girl’s Inter-Faith Marriage to File Complaint

Educationists Call For More Opportunities for Female Students

Female Students Protest Discrimination at IIUI

Court Files: Witch Doctor Cons Childless Woman of Dh60, 000

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Why Aren’t More Arab Women Saying 'Metoo'?
Yara al-Wazir

The impact of sexual harassment on the emotional and mental health of women is substantial. It causes disorientation, reduces concentration levels on what really matters, causes distractions, and fundamentally decreases the productivity. This is all in additional to the emotional turmoil suffered by women, which cannot be quantified....


Abu Dhabi Women Donate Hair to Make Wigs for Cancer Patients

Kerala: Muslim Woman Weds Christian, Kin Face Boycott

Marawi Catholics Take Up Veil Fight for Muslim Women

Iran: Young Woman Sentenced To 100 Lashes and Forced Labour

Social Media Users Ridicule Quebec’s New Bill Banning Face Coverings

Foreign Mothers of Saudis; Children of Saudi Women to Be Counted In Saudisation

Quetta's Restaurant Where Women Not Only Cook but Run the Business

Iran: Women Actively Participate In Protest in Falavarjan

Iran: Suicide Takes Daily Victims among Women

Iran: 13 Young Women and Men Arrested At a Restaurant

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Quebec, Islam and Face-Covering

How should a liberal democracy respond when a historically Christian majority makes room for cultures and philosophical ideas that range from indifference, even hostility, to all religion to devoutly practised Islam? There are lots of places which have that dilemma, but it seems especially sharp in Quebec.....


Australian Muslim Beauty Queen Comes Out In Support Of Same - Sex Marriage

Why Aren’t More Arab Women Saying #MeToo?

Muslim Woman Wearing A Face-Covering Veil Says 'Islam Protects Women Like No Other Religion’, Citing Verses from the Quran

Women’s Falkirk Fundraiser Highlights Myanmar Crisis

Kurdish Women’s Militia Vows to Keep Fighting Islamic State

Palestinian Men Dating Jewish Women Receive Threats

After Quebec's Bill 62, Muslim Women Find New Resolve to Fight Discrimination

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Saudi Cleric Says Women Are To Blame for Rape and Harassment

No Rohingya Woman Safe As Rapists Run Rampant: Experts

Fatwa Issued After Muslim Women Perform Aarti on Diwali in Varanasi

'It's Their Choice': 3 Muslim Women Weigh In On Que. Face-Covering Law

Burqa Ban is Just another Way of Oppressing Women and Restricting Freedoms

Princess Reema Should Get Saudi Women Exercising

Women’s Tournament Explores Saudi Collaboration

Saudi Female Officers to Attend To Women Involved In Road Accidents

Sharjah Women’s Sport Foundation Win New Sponsors

Iran: Women actively engage in more protests

Iran: 15-year-old girl arrested by security forces

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Taliban in Pakistan Attacks Malala in Latest Issue of Women's Magazine

44 Women Killed In The Name Of ‘Honour’ In Swat during the Current Year

Nisa Homes Provides a Safe Haven for Muslim Women in Need

Rojda Felat, Female Commander Who Led Raqqa Battle

Rohana Creates History as First Woman Malaysian Naval Captain

Cherie Blair: Lifting Of Saudi Ban on Women Driving ‘Superb — But More To Be Done’

I Am a Proud American-Muslim Woman, and Arizona Is Ready To Send Me to the Senate

Iran: Women Teachers Stage Protest in Soldouz And Kerman

Kurdish Women’s Militia Vows to Keep Fighting Islamic State

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Malaysian Debate Now Turns To Muslim Women and Hair Salons

Pakistani Women Use Hashtag to Expose Scale of Sexual Abuse

Princess Reema Opens New Gym for Women

A Saudi Arabian first: Spokeswoman at Kingdom’s US Embassy

Canada’s Quebec Province Passes Law Banning Niqab and Burqa

21 Jamaat Female Student Activists Held In Dhaka

Saudi Women to Take Rightful Place in New Ports Authority: Minister

Muslim Women Perform Aarti of Lord Rama in Varanasi

Oman Tourism Event Highlights Women’s Great Potential

Iran: Young Women and Runaway Girls Experience Mental Disorders

Belgian MP Nele Lijnen Addresses Situation of Women in Iran

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


As a Muslim, I’m Proud to Support Marriage Equality
Mehreen Faruqi

Multicultural ethnic communities are not homogeneous conservative caricatures that the media makes us out to be. Groups like Muslims for Marriage Equality, the Australian Council of Hindu Clergy, the Asian Australian Alliance and the Arab Council support civil marriage because they know, perhaps better than most, that all Australians must be treated equally....

Emirati Women Seek Sex Change, UAE Court Asks For Medical Report

Two-Thirds of Afghan Girls Missing Out On School: HRW

Hazara Women of Balochistan Breaking Barriers

Iran: Cleric Admits Failure In Imposing Mandatory Veil On Women

Iran: Marriage Of Girl Children Under 10 Years

Saudi Education Ministry Holds Workshop to Discuss Physical Education At Girls’ Schools

Lack of Women in Middle East Workforce Hinders Growth

Jobs as 3rd Phase of Shops’ Feminization Start Saturday

Quebec to Vote on Controversial Face Veil Ban

Pakistani Women Entrepreneurs Raise Funds for Educating Girls

More Than 17,000 Female Teachers Needed To Teach PE

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


The Doctor Brides of Pakistan: Fact or Myth?
Ayesha Masood

We also do not know the tears and restless nights these women spend, trying to make their career and their families’ work, in a society that has been stuck in an anachronistic time loop. Let our women doctors be.....


Tunisian Women Break Taboo Saying No To Children
Marta Bellingreri

“Having children is something like a visual tag in Tunisia. If you walk in the street alone with your husband and you don’t have a child who completes the ‘frame,’ people would ask, ‘When are you going to have children? Why don’t you have children? How is your health? Are you OK?’ Something is missing for them in the picture,”...


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  • Dear Sultan Shahin Sahib, Well said. ‘Barelvi’ Sufi Sunni Muslims do not allow their followers to sit in company of Wahhabis and Deobandis and neither ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • Excellent article! Harsh Mander, the pro-Muslim humdard, and Ramchandra Guha, the secularist....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Quite a poignant discourse! From education to social milieu, contextual rather than other matters...
    ( By Meera )
  • Heart and soul is resting in body,what to do? Ummat?'
    ( By Ramsi Nh Thakur )
  • Anybody who does not believe in Islam will burn in hell fire. This is the core message of Islam. All great people of the world ...
    ( By Prince Koul )
  • محترم عزیز غلام رسول دہلوی صاحب حفظک اللہ آپ کا کام قابل ستائش ہے۔مجھے خبر ملی ہے کہ اسی مضمون کے اوپر آپ کو دھمکیاں ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • محترم غلام رسول دہلوی صاحب، پوری دنیا بھر میں اکثر لوگوں کو پتہ ہی نہیں کہ وہابی عقائد کے متبعین آخر کیوں صوفی سنی مسلمانوں ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • محترم غلام رسول دہلوی صاحب، پوری دنیا بھر میں اکثر لوگوں کو پتہ ہی نہیں کہ وہابی عقائد کے متبعین آخر کیوں صوفی سنی مسلمانوں ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • A thoughtful article on the intrusive roles of Turkish government bureaucracies....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • It is your view. But that doesn't mean it is true. You are consoling yourself. Get out of comfort zone. It is not middle age ...
    ( By Bilhan Kaul )
  • Your religious book is written by people but in Muslim. Quran is Almighty words send through Angle and words copied on pages and made in ...
    ( By Abu Basim Khan )
  • @Khan But who has written godly books. People. So it is not fault of people but religion. Your kind of lozic is simple. Which you ...
    ( By Bilhan Kaul )
  • What is true Islam I explained. Not depend on practice. In religious book written theft,lies etc are prohibited and crime ....
    ( By Abu Basim Khan )
  • Are you preaching Khan sahib. That Islam has no place for this or that. Your imagination is out of tune with reality. Wishes are not ...
    ( By Bilhan Kaul )
  • Echo the views of Jayaram, who has well nailed the ghettoistic mindset of radicalised Muslims who abhor everything progressive in ....
    ( By Akhtar Imam )
  • @Jayaram Shriyan give more respect to lakhs of women abandoned by majority community without divorce. give respect and rehabilitate ....
    ( By Iqbal Husain )
  • @ Jayaram Shriyan u read Quran and Hadith ie Prophet saying.Muslims women have full liberty and more power compare to Men.Thats why ....
    ( By Abu Basim Khan )
  • My Muslim brethren, all that you have to do is give more freedom of choice to your mothers and sisters within the ....
    ( By Jayaram Shriyan )
  • Islam has no place for sectarianism or insurgency. It should, infact, be responsibility of the religious leaders ....
    ( By Abu Basim Khan )
  • Very informative. God bless you'
    ( By Syed Ali Shahid Rizvi )
  • Kraipak Author knows "0" about what sufism actually is. Sufi is a big ....
    ( By Mehraj Ul Haq )
  • No one can dare to cleanse the theology of Islam.'
    ( By Behare Lal Dhar )
  • Egoist party'
    ( By Rama Prakash Mishra )
  • U P OJHA My comment isn't related to you, but the Muslims only.'
    ( By Mas'ud Al-Hyderi )
  • @Mas'ud Al-Hyderi If islam quits the philosophy of cutting throats of other religions, world become Islamic.....
    ( By U.p. Ojha )
  • رسول اللہ ﷺ نے فرمایا، ’’اپنی امت کیلئے واحد چیز جس کا مجھے خوف ہے وہ گمراہ رہنما ہیں (جو لوگوں کو گمراہی کی طرف ...
    ( By Mas'ud Al-Hyderi )
  • How to go with terrorism in the name of Islam? This is all political fabricated n the results of our weaknesses n lack of unity ...
    ( By Nizam Elahi )
  • You need to listen to scholars like sheikh Muhammad Al yaqoubi, Sheik yahya Al Ninouvi, and Sheikh Hamza Yousuf.... Nothing more to say....
    ( By Saddam Patel )
  • Only radical thought needs Sufi ( moderate) . Moderate d open thought needs no Sufism .'
    ( By Arun Sharma )
  • The sufi word, actually means the inner felling of soul, and follow only the right path of prophet S. A. W, and adopting the methods ...
    ( By Muzamil Gul )
  • Kuldeep Madaan ji, One thing you have said well but if you don’t use the right method while understanding the Quran, Sunnah or sira—the terms ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • nothing to do with islam folks. nothing to see here. keep that line moving.'
    ( By hats off! )
  • The link of Tahirul Qadri’s speech on wahdatul wujud and wahdatush shuhud....
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • Dear Sultan Shahin sahib, Since you have quoted Dr. Tahirul Qadri in your article, please listen to his speech on the idea of Wahdatul wujud ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • Prof. Naim is right about what the facts are. One must also juxtapose...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • It does not take much scholarship to see that the article is written with a particular objective in mind. The data is provided....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Of course women should make their own decisions regarding what....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Guha is right. The difference between Guha and Mander is that the former is secular and the latter is pro-Muslim. We ...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • I am completely in tune with Mr. Ghulam Mohiyuddin that no religion should claim superiority. All the religions...
    ( By P.S. Bhandari )
  • Science is progressing at a tremendous speed.It does not have a prophet.Anyone can propose anything with...
    ( By dr.A.Anburaj )