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Memorial for Girl, 7, Believed To Have Been Killed By Her Pakistani Father
Samiyeh Balochzehi, 26, mayor of Kalat
Memorial for Girl, 7, Believed To Have Been Killed By Her Pakistani Father
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Malala Awarded 2013 United Nations Human Rights Prize

Video of Fun-Loving Veiled U.S. Muslims Goes Viral

Baluchi Sunni Woman Elected Mayor Is First For Iran

Afghan Policewoman Is Killed, Fourth in Last Six Months

UN Mission Pushes To Improve the Role of Women In Somalia

Swat princess, Musarrat Ahmed Zeb promotes education

Morocco Islamists under Fire over Women Bill

Thirty seven thousand women were raped in the suburbs of Damascus only - Bianca Madia

Nelson Mandela Daughters Asked For Film Premiere to Go On

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
Saudi Women’s Driving On Human Rights Commission Agenda
Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Razek
Saudi Women’s Driving On Human Rights Commission Agenda
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Thugs Bash Muslim Schoolgirl Wearing Hijab in Wantirna South

Famous Egyptian Actress Calls Qaradawi A ‘Terrorist’

Hamas Summons Prominent Women's Rights Activist

Christian Vigilantes Disembowel Pregnant Muslim and Kill 10 Children

Female Muslim Students Unite To Practice Their Faith and Spread Islamic Cultural Awareness

Muslim girl’s story reminds me of my anti-Semitic boyhood

‘Steps Implemented To Improve Conditions for Women at Workplace’ in Saudi Arabia

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
Rich Kazakhs Revive Polygamy as Women Seek Poverty Escape
Mayam, Hijab-Wearing Rapper
Rich Kazakhs Revive Polygamy as Women Seek Poverty Escape
New Age Islam News Bureau

Hijab-Wearing Rapper Mayam Challenges Egyptian Expectations of Veiled Women

In Taking Jobs, Women Take On a Saudi Taboo

Why Does The World Ignore Violence Against Arab Women In Public Spaces?

Women Demand Greater Role in New Kurdistan Government

Football Becomes Mother to Syria's Traumatised Child Refugees

Islamists Oppose Women's Rights: 'Freedom Only in Islam'

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
Anti-Veil ‘Beauty’ Campaign In Xinjiang Sows Ugly Tensions
Yemeni girl Warda Havel
Anti-Veil ‘Beauty’ Campaign In Xinjiang Sows Ugly Tensions
New Age Islam News Bureau

Turkey’s First Academically Female Photographer Gets Due

Islamist Rebels Abduct 12 Nuns from the Orthodox Monastery, North Of Damascus

Living Away From Family, Saudi College Girls Run Into Myriad Problems

Saudisation Rate in Nursing Sector Crosses 30 Percent

White Widow's Diary Reveals Jihadist's Inner Domestic Goddess

International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women Observed

Family and Society Pose Obstacles for the Yemeni Actress

Yemeni Female Child Wins Title of Beauty Queen of Children

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
Café for Girls a Welcome Site in Sana’a
Antie Jackelen, Sweden’s archbishop
Café for Girls a Welcome Site in Sana’a
New Age Islam News Bureau

40 Women Killed, 500 Detained Since Morsi's Ouster

Swedish Archbishop Abused For Her Tolerance to Islam

Justice and Reparation for the Women of Communal Violence Demanded for Riot Victims

Colombia Steps Up Campaign to Stop FGM among Embera Indians

Rwanda: Girls Urged to Live As Go-Getters

Rwanda Doing Well in Women Empowerment — Gender Boss

Yemeni Families Get A WFP Cash Injection

Ladies National Sports Teams Raise UAE Flag Proudly

Qatar Cycling Federation’s First Women’s Team Begins Training

Bahrain Celebrates Women’s Day

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
Norway Capital Sees Rising Number of Women in Niqabs
Saudi campaigner Aziza al Yousef
Norway Capital Sees Rising Number of Women in Niqabs
New Age Islam News Bureau

Women in UAE Have To Empower Themselves, Senior Government Official Says

Jeddah Ladies Club Brings Women Together For Just Cause

Helsinki Islamic Scholars Say Forced Marriage Claims 'Exaggerated'

Saudi Women Drivers: Leading Female Campaigner Stopped By the Police

Saudi Woman Starts Project to Aid Children with ADHD

Pakistani Women Break New Ground at Kabaddi World Cup in India

BCCI Praises the Role, Contributions of Bahraini Women in Economic Development

Teach Children about Mental Illnesses to Keep Them Alive, Say Experts

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Saudi Arabia Reassessing Ban On Women Drivers
Tony Blair's sister-in-law
Saudi Arabia Reassessing Ban On Women Drivers
New Age Islam News Bureau

Critics Slam Malaysian Shariah Court for Allowing Child Marriages

Muslim Women's Hostels in 'High Demand' In UK

Egyptian Women Demand Cultural Revolution against Domestic Violence

Egyptian President to reconsider status of 21 female protesters after final verdict is reached

French Parliament Debates Controversial Prostitution Bill

Tony Blair's Sister-In-Law to Open Shelter for Syrian Children

Syrian Women Exploited In Lebanon: Rights Watchdog

Empowering Women: Project to Train Home Workers Planned

Zonta International, Bangladesh Launches 16-Day Campaign against Violence on Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Rest assured that Americans are committed to maintaining our support for a peaceful political transition in Yemen by continuing to contribute to the important work of preventing violence against women. Together, Yemenis, Americans, and Yemen’s international partners, will continue to strive for a peaceful, democratic and prosperous Yemen now and for future generations…….

 
Women Drivers Responsible For Social Evil, Saudi Mufti Says
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Sheikh
Women Drivers Responsible For Social Evil, Saudi Mufti Says
New Age Islam News Bureau

South Africa Exam Question on Baby Rape Stirs Row

No ‘Mahram’ no entry in court for female lawyers in Riyadh

Israeli Court Fines Woman for Refusing To Circumcise Her Son

Corporate Take: Pakistan’s Women Want to Work

Emirati Women Honoured For Participation in Society

Female Activists Accuse Egyptian Police of Abduction, Harassment

Syrian Women Share Their Stories in New Version of Ancient Anti-War Play

Malala Most Powerful Asian in UK

Rush for Teaching Jobs Raises Saudi Female Unemployment

Increasing Strength: School Children Join Sit-In against NATO Supply

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Violence against women is a global issue and takes many forms. Not only does it manifest itself in the most apparent form — physical abuse — but the term includes sexual abuse, rape, trafficking/forced prostitution, honour killings, acid-throwing, harassment, emotional and psychological abuse, verbal and economic abuse. Deprivation of inheritance and property rights, access to equal education, employment and health opportunities are also a form of abuse.....

 
Makkah: Guardians Refuse To Marry Off Girls
Firoz Fatima becoming a Crorepati in the finale
Makkah: Guardians Refuse To Marry Off Girls
New Age Islam News Bureau

Fornicating Maldives Couple Sentenced To 18 Months Jail, 25 Lashes for Self-Made Sex Video

Egypt: Heavy Prison Sentence for Islamist Women

Not Inconceivable Anymore ... Saudi Women Hiring Surrogates Abroad

Bangladeshi Housemaids ‘Treated As Slaves’ In Jordan

UNHCR Grants Asylum to Saudi Woman in Elopement Case

All Women, Girls Must Live Free Of Fear, Violence: UNESCO

Sian Davies 'Gave £60,000 Inheritance to Maoist Sect before Falling To Her Death'

Family of Malaysian “Slave” Siti Aishah Reveals Her Story

Pakistan: Draft Bills Related to Women’s Rights Yet to Become Laws

Small- Town Woman, Firoz Fatima, Hits Kaun Banega Crorepati Jackpot

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
Public Stoning Consideration Is Latest Setback for Afghan Women's Rights
PGGA Commissioner Nafeesa Sikandar Malhi
Public Stoning Consideration Is Latest Setback for Afghan Women's Rights
New Age Islam News Bureau

Edmonton Police Plan to Offer Hijab Option for Female Muslim Officers

Hafiz Program Being Abused By Educated, Idle Women

French Veil Law: Muslim Woman's Challenge in Strasbourg

Rochdale Community Discuss Wearing Of the Niqab

Pak Girl Guides without Funds

Pak Govt Asked To Reinstate 33 Per Cent Quota for Women

Sportswomen: Muslim Women's Sport Foundation Facing Cash Crisis

IIUI to Hold International Conference on ‘Women Role in Muslim Societies’

Turkish Employers See Losing Women as Erdogan Plans More Births

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

To most in Pakistan, Western values are embodied not so much in brave schoolgirls but the repressive Muslim regimes supported by London and Washington as long as they are on the ‘right’ side of the political divide. If a public execution or amputation happens in Saudi Arabia, its ‘domestic law enforcement.’ If it happens in Iran or Syria, it’s an atrocity. This is about right to life, not just education. When a girls’ school in Mecca caught fire and girls died because the religious police wouldn’t let them escape unless properly dressed, where was the Western governmental outrage?.....

 
Muslims Livid Over China's Anti-Veil Drive In Xinjiang
Lt. Governor, Delhi, Najeeb Jung
Muslims Livid Over China's Anti-Veil Drive In Xinjiang
New Age Islam News Bureau

Muslim Woman Told She Can't Wear Head Scarf to Work

Like FGM, Cut Foreskins of Young Boys Should Be a Feminist Issue

Women at Risk As Brunei Introduces Stoning

Saudi Juliet Demands Right to Marry Her Yemeni Romeo

Daughter of Fired Chechen Official Joins Rebels

Al-Qaeda Men Approached Me for Pak Jihad, Opposed: Asiya Andrabi

Beware Men Lest Women Deprive You of Leadership Positions, Warns UAE Vice President

Lt. Governor of Delhi to felicitate student’s Cycle Rally on ‘Building India Safe for Women’

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
Saudi Women’s University in Spat with Religious Cops
Shaikha Lubna
Saudi Women’s University in Spat with Religious Cops
New Age Islam News Bureau

Monthly 200 Nigerian Girls Are Trafficked to Russia for Prostitution - Envoy

93 Schoolgirls Sexually Harassed Aboard Patna Train in Bihar, India

Gender-Mixing While Shopping Allowed: Senior Saudi Scholar

Mexico to Give Equality Prize to Malala

Arab Women Find a Voice in Turkish Soap Operas

Shaikha Lubna Receives Environment Prize

What's It Like Being A Muslim Woman In Scotland Today?

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

When we take all this evidence into consideration, we are bound to reject the statement that ‘A’ishah was as young as nine at the time of her marriage to the Prophet. We say that most probably she was around 20; perhaps one or two years younger or older. While some of the evidence we cited is based on logical argument, some has a stronger basis, such as the way the marriage proposal came about, and her presence at Uhud.…..

Very few women can dare sit on a chair in the presence of the male members of the family. They either have to sit on the dusty floor or keep standing while the patriarch is around. A majority of women in this area cannot touch their meal before the men are done with it. They can eat the leftovers, if any!....

 
Government Sector in Pakistan Tops in Sexual Harassment
Dr Awatif Al Bahar, infertility consultant
Government Sector in Pakistan Tops in Sexual Harassment
New Age Islam News Bureau

Infertile Couples in UAE Urged To Seek Help Early

Lack Of Privacy Drives Saudi Women Away From Store Jobs

Jamaat e Islami-Hind Women Leaders Urge Politicians to Understand Islam in Its True Sense

Jerusalem to mark International Day to stop violence against women

Gender-based violence: 8,539 women reported torture in 2011 in Pakistan

Indian PM calls for institutional mechanism for women safety

Nawaz Grooming Daughter for Major Political Career

Campaign for Girls Education in Pakistan

Turkish Women Want Bigger Role in Politics

Women Employment in Turkey Shows High Rise But Low Quality

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
Married Saudi Women: My Dignity Is More Important Than Your Love!
Maryam Nawaz Sharif
Married Saudi Women: My Dignity Is More Important Than Your Love!
New Age Islam News Bureau

Yemen Activists Prevent Wedding of 12-Year-Old Girl

Turkish Greenpeace Activist Gizem Akhan Comes Out Of Russian Jail

Maryam Nawaz Sharif to Head PM Youth Programme

‘Allowing University Speakers to Segregate Genders Is Outrageous’

Women Need Not Be Divorcees to Apply For Welfare Aid – Malaysian Minister

Saudi Woman, Syrian guilty of Tasatur (Business Cover-Up)

Fight for justice for Ishrat Jahan almost won, says sister

Amnesty International USA Applauds Today's Strong Bipartisan Reintroduction of International Violence against Women Act

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Ayesha Reveals She Got Rs 2 Crore from Saudi Arabia for Terror Funding in India
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, British Minister for Faith and Communities
Ayesha Reveals She Got Rs 2 Crore from Saudi Arabia for Terror Funding in India
New Age Islam News Bureau

Sayeeda Warsi Defends Islam in British Parliament

Study Details Islamophobic Attacks on Muslim Women in UK

Senators for Crackdown on Sexual Assault in US Army

Turkey Seeks To Lower Divorce Rate

Journalist in Somalia Held For Saying She Was Raped

‘Yes We Can’ Woman Controls Nigerian Finances

London Slaves: Three Women Freed After 30 Years' Captivity

8 Year-Old Girl Divorces Her Husband, 14, In India

HIV-Positive Women in Iran Face Ignorance, Stigma

Christian Woman Jailed in Bali for Insulting Hindu Offerings

Female expat dependents allowed to teach on annual permits

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
U.S. Says Dozens of Americans Have Sought to Join Rebels in Syria
Israel’s Defence Minister
U.S. Says Dozens of Americans Have Sought to Join Rebels in Syria
New Age Islam News Bureau

North America

US and Afghanistan clash on timetable for security pact

Arab World

Six Islamist factions unite in largest Syria rebel merger

Battle for Syrian army base kills 24 rebels

South Asia

Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami leader, son arrested with 32 crude bombs

Mideast

Rabbi, Imam Plead For Understanding in ‘Sons of Abraham’

Israel’s Defence Minister: A stronger Iran means a stronger Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad

India

Syria wants India to play an important role to resolve Syrian crisis

Europe

France says Central African Republic on verge of genocide

UK must do more to explain stance on Saudi Arabia, say MPs

Pakistan

Pakistan's first Cubesat iCUBE-1 launched from Russia

Southeast Asia

PAS aims to bring Islam’s ‘blessing for all’

Africa

Driven from towns, Nigeria extremists hit villages

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

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Country of Educated People Is Real Superpower, Says Malala
Sheika Mayassa
Country of Educated People Is Real Superpower, Says Malala
New Age Islam News Bureau

Palestinian Authority Shuts Down Islamist Seminar on Women in Bethlehem

No Woman, No Drive: Saddo Hackers Lob Android Nasty at Saudi Women's Rights Campaign

It Was a 'Big Mistake' To Allow Boys and Girls to Study Together: Turkey's AKP Leader

Housemaid’s death in Dhaka veiled in mystery

State to appoint lawyer for Filipino woman charged with smuggling three kilos of cocaine

Malala would not be able to work in Marois' Quebec

Mystery bidder who bought £89m Francis Bacon portrait dubbed the most powerful woman in art'

Pak President vows to protect child rights, promote education

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
Birth Rates Falling Dramatically in Muslim Middle East
Malala Yousafzai
Birth Rates Falling Dramatically in Muslim Middle East
New Age Islam News Bureau

Indonesian Policewomen Allowed To Wear Hijab on Duty

Turkish Gendarmerie to Be Trained Against Domestic Violence

Turkey's Family Ministry Aims To Prevent Divorces

US Top Court Won't Block Restrictive Texas Abortion Law

Malala Yousafzai Gets EU's Sakharov Human Rights Prize

'Hamas PM's granddaughter returns to Gaza 'clinically dead'

Saudi Shoura Proposes Female Paramedics

‘There Will Be a Middle East Fashion Industry’

A First for Broward: Black Woman Named County Mayor

Gambia: Network against Gender-Based Violence Trains Law Enforcers

Ordeal Ends for an Expatriate Indian Woman

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

The illiterate women in a society never express a Shariat following but a male dominated society. To build a society without violence, we must give respect to our women and protect their rights. If a society fails to give equal rights to women, it should not do that in the name of Sharia but simply declare it male dominance else it must follow the real laws of Sharia….

Nigerian Women Group: Indecent Dressing Promotes Sexual Harassment
Wardah Qureshi, right, and Erum Qalbani
Nigerian Women Group: Indecent Dressing Promotes Sexual Harassment
New Age Islam News Bureau

Egypt's Women Refuse To Be Intimidated

Sudan Worst in Africa with Legal Marriage at Age 10

Boko Haram, Taking To Hills, Seize Slave "Brides"

Child Sex Abuse Steps Out Of the Shadows in Pakistan

Ethiopia and Angola Double Number of Girls in School in 10 Years

Children’s Hijab Show in a Southern Russian City Canceled, Cossacks Blamed

Tanzania: Women Advised to Seek Knowledge in Business

Pakistan Women Writers’ Body Formed

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 


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