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Islam, Women and Feminism

First lady: Fight against mindset behind violence against women

Three held for forcing women into sex trade in Dubai, Bahrain

How Muslim women were encouraged in education

New York police: dead Saudi sisters did not want to go home

In UP, BJP to appoint 100 women as triple talaq pramukhs

Shameful incident: Minor girl molested for sitting with Muslim boyfriend at secluded spot

Marisol Casado predicts Arab women will take positions of power in sporting world

Saudi car sales set to rise 8% on back of new female market

Afghan Woman Seeks Change Through Street Art

Outcry over violence against women after Turkish singer beaten by boyfriend

Syrian refugee women play to their strengths with great communal food

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

How Asia Bibi went from being the first woman in Pakistan on death row for blasphemy to freedom

Look after women, don’t make polygamy easier, say activists

Ethiopia gets first woman president of Supreme Court

FaceOf: Saudi-British artist Nasreen Shaikh Jamal Al-Lail

Muslim women don't need Israeli supermodels to bring them 'freedom'

More women find work as Saudi unemployment rate steadies

Women-only theme park opens in Saudi Arabia

Al-Hokair Group family entertainment centers empowering women

At least 14 young women and girls commit suicide in Iran cities

Women’s National Canoe Polo Team of Iran lacks facilities to practice

Civil activist women tortured by intelligence agents in Iran

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Pakistan province bans males from all-girl schools

Christian woman acquitted in Pakistan to leave country

Iraq clears Swedish woman accused of belonging to Daesh

Filipina women detained in Saudi Arabia after taking part in Halloween party

Afghan women in uniform face many dangers

Two Muslim women on track to win elections to US Congress

Why this film has Iranian hard-liners breaking out in cold sweat

Incentives draw more women into Turkey’s workforce

Egyptian female bodybuilder wishes to return to Egypt despite success abroad

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Gender Ideology, Hegemonic masculinity and violence
Mariana Prandini Assis & Ana Carolina Ogando

One of the high points of the crusade against "gender ideology" was during what many see as the parliamentary coup against the Workers' Party in 2016.While many factors and political interests were at play during the impeachment proceedings against Dilma, the reactionary discourse on gender and sexuality played an important role in galvanising popular support for the move.


Women cannot be silenced anymore

WDF demands to repeal ban on media coverage of KP’s girls’ schools

US voters poised to elect 2 Muslim women to Congress

In first, Israel appoints woman as ambassador to Egypt

Tunisia woman suicide bomber was jobless graduate: prosecution

Moroccan girl, 9, wins $136,000 Arab reading prize

Envoy visits Turkish woman who was attacked in Germany

Islamabad police station for women gains praise

Woman's daring face-off with police van reignites Iran hijab debate

Two Egyptian women sentenced to three years over death of three children

PM intervenes on niqab issue, Islamists lose a battle

Women wrestlers take on rivals and tradition in south Iraq

New Arab feminism: Consciousness, art and action

Saudi pilot speaks about how she hit the glass ceiling

Sports for Life: 100 Saudi women support cancer patients with community event

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

We encourage dominance in our sons and submission in our daughters, and by doing so perpetuate a cycle that results in the crushing effects of patriarchy. Our political system, our judiciary and our boardrooms are still run mainly by men. Whether we like it or not, our key decision makers are male. But if change is to come, it will be with men as our comrades and not as our enemies.


Two Rescue 1122 workers laid off over ‘sexual assault’ of Sikh girl

Woman blows herself up in central Tunis, 20 injured

Saudi Consulate in US issues statement on death of two female citizens

Halah Al-Hamrani out to land a knockout punch for women in the boxing ring

Saudi court acquits two men charged with burning woman’s car – report

Al-Hokair Group family entertainment centers empowering women

58-year-old man caught groping 2 women at mall in Dubai 

Lamya Hemadi and three other women get arrested arbitrarily

Female students play active role in protest rallies in Tehran

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Jalaluddin Rumi in the Mathnawi says, “Woman is a ray of God. She is not just the earthly beloved; she is creative, not created.” And Zaynab is the perfect example of women exploding the stereotypical image.


Two Rescue 1122 men arrested for ‘raping’ Sikh girl in Nankana Sahib

Teenage girl in Muzaffargarh allegedly sexually assaulted over money dispute

Entry of male VIPs into KP girls’ schools banned

Yazidi mothers of children by IS face heartbreaking choices

Iranian harasser tells woman she ‘deserves rape’ for not wearing hijab

First Saudi female hockey team needs a license to succeed

How a desert-born girl climbed the world’s highest mountain

‘Twitter is a tool to silence us’: Saudi women’s rights activist quits social media

Members of Britain's biggest suspected female jihadi cell including the Muslim convert daughter of an ex-Army paratrooper are among dozens of Isis brides flocking back to the UK

Bodies of two Saudi sisters found bound together beside New York river

Woman kills a woman, injured three others in a Sharjah fight

‘Pakistan’s labour laws do not create enabling environment for women’

‘Shuttlecock’ burqa retains its popularity in Pakistan

Egypt’s Sisi Congratulates Ethiopia’s First Female President Sahle-Work Zewde

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Report: Young girls stripping for camera due to peer pressure

Haj alone! Bengal women fulfil lifelong wish

How basketball is helping to raise awareness about breast cancer

Conversation with Sana Afouaiz, author of ‘Invisible Women of the Middle East’

Sudanese women can still be whipped for wearing pants

Social media ‘aids oppressors’, says Saudi rights campaigner

Aramco continues to champion professional careers for women

Unemployment rate of women in Iran rises 25% in 7 years

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Hashoo Group signs agreement to empower women

Global Fatwa Index: Women fatwas make up 12% of all fatwas

Unprecedented case in Egypt: Man reports his wife for performing FGM on his daughters

Protect girls, end child marriages

FaceOf: Sarah Al-Suhaimi, Saudi Arabian stock exchange chairwoman

Rashida Tlaib, a trailblazing Muslim woman, is the new face of the civil rights movement in Detroit

McDonald's franchises discriminated against women wearing hijabs - group

Female Drivers Help Saudi Arabia's Economy Flourish - Scholars

Turkey's first lady slams violence against women

Sinkhole opens, swallows two women in Turkey

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

European Court Rules Against Woman Convicted in Austria for ‘Disparaging’ Islam

Man arrested for giving triple talaq to obese wife

Women can turn tide of violence: Scholars

Irish singer Sinead O'Connor converts to Islam

Ethiopian parliament names first-ever woman president

Malala included in GCSE UK curriculum

Saudi Aramco participates in women’s excellence and development symposium in Bahrain

Woman and her two children rescued from IS-held area

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Early marriages are the worst oppression of Iranian girls

Algeria sparks outrage by becoming the latest Muslim country to ban face veils for public sector workers

Women’s active role in recent protests in various Iran cities

Can this Muslim woman become the face on Britain’s new pound sterling note?

Thousands in Malaysia want to wed teenage girls

A Caritas lifeline for minority women in Pakistan

France's niqab ban violates human rights by leaving Muslim women 'confined at home', UN panel rules

Muslim women make ‘chullahs’ for devotees

Bail plea of suspect in minor girl’s rape, murder case rejected

Conference on Saudi Women studies launched at Princess Nourah University

China claims its camps teach Muslim women self-respect

Indonesian woman gives birth on Etihad flight

Remarkable, inspiring women who changed the course of history

First Saudi female activist on death row faces final court ruling

Baloot championship for female players planned

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Lucknow: Divorced Muslim woman caught in nikkah halala trap, 65-year old man refuses divorce

Abducted Hindu girl rescued, one kidnapper held

Thousands in Malaysia want to wed teenage girls

Kathua victim’s lawyer wins Mother Teresa Award-2018

We will not forget the work of Saudi women pioneers

CII chairman clarifies statement on new marriage document

87 percent of Turkish women want to work in paid employment: ILO Turkey director

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Empowering women’s cooperatives, key for rural development: official

Saudi woman aims to support the blind through ‘Walking Friendship’

Woman who abused police now shifted to AFIC

Nadiya Abdul Hamid punching the way for Arab women in the boxing ring

CII chairman clarifies statement on new marriage document

Govt must discover problem, recognise the rights of under-age marriage couples

Arab Women Organization organizes 1st training course for female supervisors of elections

MLSD studying solutions for women in protection homes

Young women arrested in August uprisings receive jail sentences

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


The sea knows no gender, says Saudi woman diver

Kerala Muslim committee expels woman who tried to enter Sabarimala

Women actively participated in recent protest gatherings in Iran

Afghan women & elections

Muslim woman: Denied house on rent by 2 owners in Bengaluru

Woman who threatened police lands in hospital

Suspected ride-hailing service driver who 'harassed' Karachi woman released on bail

Truck artist paints messages to campaign for female literacy

11 of a family including a woman and children killed in Nangarhar IED blast

Rashida Tlaib: Meet the Democrat poised to be first Muslim woman in Congress

Building a bigger role for women in Saudi security services

A victory for women's rights? Tunisia's inheritance laws and the 'human rights' discourse

Muslim girls less likely to drop out of school than boys at higher education level

Princess Nourah University holds first conference for Saudi women’s studies

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Islamic State frees six Syrian Druze women, children 'after $27m ransom paid'

Islamabad woman arrested for allegedly abusing, threatening police officials in viral video

Petition seeks details of litigation expense in Dr Aafia case

Creative Chaos CEO asked to resign after discrimination against hijab-wearing employee

Women’s Bowling Championship 2018 wraps up in Jeddah

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Abducted girls in South Sudan lined up to be picked as ‘wives’ for rebels: UN

Woman killed in cross-firing during terror attack on Army camp in J&K

Peace, Blood, and Hope: Women in Afghanistan’s Election

Tehran lets women in stadium prompting reformists’ praise and conservatives’ wrath

Woman asked to shun hijab at workplace or resign in Pakistan

Iran’s chief prosecutor: Women watching half-naked men play soccer is sinful

Algeria bans wearing of full-face veils at work

10 Saudi women hold internationally recognized diving licenses

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Yazidi doctor devotes her life to women who survived Islamic State
Yazidi gynaecologist Dr Nagham Nawzat
Yazidi doctor devotes her life to women who survived Islamic State
New Age Islam News Bureau

Women among 12 Pakistani Hindu pilgrims held in India

As Afghans Prepare to Vote, Women Seek Expanded Rights

Haji Ali: Two years on, women entering inner sanctum freely

From the US congress to comic-book cosplay, Muslim women shatter stereotypes by being themselves

Maharashtra man gives ‘triple talaq’ to wife via WhatsApp, booked

Russia negotiates deal with ISIS to release abducted women in Syria’s Sweida

Over 400 Afghan women aim to break male stranglehold on Parliament

Arab Woman Awards Kuwait 2018 winners announced

Birth spacing ‘improving health of Omani women’

Woman sells minor daughter for Dh50,000, jewellery in UAE

Iran’s chief prosecutor: Women watching half-naked men play soccer is sinful

Addiction age has plunged under 15 for Iranian women and girls

Baha’i women continue to get arrested and dismissed for their faith

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Women candidates face small-scale war in Afghan election
Ethiopia's first female defense minister, Aisha Mo
Women candidates face small-scale war in Afghan election
New Age Islam News Bureau

Half of Ethiopia's new cabinet women, including Muslim defense minister

Pakistani serial killer executed for raping, murdering 7-year-old girl

Islamic boarding school is refuge for Indonesian trans women

Ethiopian PM hands half of cabinet to women, including defense job

Muslim preacher who runs Britain's biggest sharia court denies raping two Dutch women in UK when they were young schoolgirls

First Saudi female hockey team to break the ice with a license

8 women dead as train hits rickshaw in Pakistan

Iranian women partake in the protests of various social sectors

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

'Leftover' Women of China and Pakistan
Rafia Zakaria
'Leftover' Women of China and Pakistan
Rafia Zakaria

The issue of ‘leftover women’, the denigration of women who choose not to marry or who are not yet married at age 30, is one that could be the basis of feminist collaboration between women of the two countries....


CII drafting new comprehensive nikahnama

Jurisprudential challenges of women's rights to be studied

The female car mechanic driving change in patriarchal Pakistan

KS Relief launches vocational training program for Yemeni women

Sharia Law Scholar Defends M&S School Headscarves, Some Nine-Year-Olds ‘Mature’

‘PM cares for honour of Muslim women’

Nigeria: Boko Haram executes second female aid worker

Confessions of a modern Muslim girl

Beyond religion... Muslim and Catholic girls to be worshipped as Durga 

The Palestinian women refugees using Arabian motifs and poetry to create art

Saudi women-only gym chain NuYu to expand after Arcapita investment

Female Iranian MP elected as member of IPU presiding board

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Created in 2013 for Marvel Comics, Kamala Khan is a 16-year-old Pakistani-American girl living in New Jersey. Kamala Khan and her family are devout Muslims. Her brother is a Salafi Muslim, her best friend wears the hijab, several scenes take place in a mosque and the Quran is cited as a source of inspiration....


Hirsi Ali is also no mere "critic of Islam", but a cheerleader for Muslim annihilation. In interviews, she has labelled Islam a "destructive, nihilistic cult of death" that must be "crushed" - an operation that, ironically, would itself require mass infliction of destruction and death, including upon the very same Muslim women whose rights she claims to be championing....

Society of Enlightened Muslim Women to hold meeting on Thursday

Muslim women call for end to abuse on public transport

Woman acquitted of deriding Islam

Burqa-clad football coach helps Chennai girls shoot for national goals

More women to join enviornmental protection authority

Buzdar appreciates women role in development

Women participation remains low in by-polls

Teachers stage nationwide strikes and sit-ins across Iran

The Kurdish women fighting ISIS

There is no doubt that Oman is safe for women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


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