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Islam, Women and Feminism

The ‘Parting Gift’: Women Are Denied Their Rights despite Assertions in the Quran
Faqir Hussain

The Islamic law on female right to inheritance, coupled with her right to dower and maintenance, is a shining example of according high socio-economic status to women. It remained unparalleled for centuries in global history. Even the most advanced civilisations could not match it...


Indian Muslim Woman to Give Kidney to Sister's Ailing Hindu Friend

How Social Media Is Helping Muslim Women Fight Islamophobic Harassment

Saudi Female Athletes Find Sport So Essential They Compete While Covered

Mandsaur: Was The Attack On Muslim Women A Plot To Stoke Communal Riots?

Hijab-Wearing Muslim Women Fear Going Out After Increase in Hate Crimes

12th World Islamic Economic Forum Set To Accelerate Women's Leadership in SMEs

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


British-Saudi Dual Citizen Amina al-Jeffrey Taken to Saudi Arabia and Locked in a Cage

Shisha Smoking by Saudi Women Leading To Divorce

Man Strangles Teenage Niece for 'Honour' In Mansehra, Pakistan

200 Saudi Women Allowed By Courts to Travel Alone

Behind Closed Doors: Virginity and Hymen Reconstruction in Morocco

Beat That! Egyptian Women Are World Leaders in Assaulting Husbands

African Girl, 16, Rescued From Early Marriage

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


“We do not want to have two dead bodies coming out of our home,” they said. A young girl had been killed by her brother and the family was insisting on closing the matter....


Girls Pour Back To School in Former Militant Strongholds of Pakistan
Ismat Jahan appointed envoy of the OIC

Uganda Urged To Stop Marrying Teen Girls

Big Win for Girls on Banning Of Child Marriage in the Gambia: UNFPA

Pakistan Women Turn To Hymen Repair Medication to Save Life and Marriage

Islamic Gang Storm Nudist Pool Shouting 'Allahu Akbar' Vowing To 'Eradicate' 'Slut' Women

UNIQLO Hijab: Giving Taiwan's Muslims Choices in Mainstream Apparel

Ismat Jahan First OIC Envoy to EU Mission

Lack of FGM Ban in Domestic Violence Law Fails Liberia's Girls, Activists Say

South African Muslim Woman Sues for R50k Maintenance

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Man Alleges British Wife Killed For 'Honour' In Pakistan
Kate Middleton

Ban on Women Haj sans Mehram ‘Illegal’: Counsel

Muslim Women Beaten Up In Madhya Pradesh over Beef Rumours

‘Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh Women’ Had No Contact with Families

Suicide Attack Foiled On Girl’s School in Kabul

Little Rock Mosque's Billboard Profiles Veiled Women across Different Faiths

Unlocking the Potentials of Indonesia’s Women Entrepreneurs

Woman Fired For Hijab Gets $.15m

French Army Asks Citizens to Enlist — But No Muslim Headscarves, Please

Kenya: 170 Girls Receive Sanitary Towels in Empowerment Efforts

The Importance of Kate Middleton's Style to Muslim Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Bangladesh: Women Being Recruited For Terrorism, Police Say
Nahed Taher, Economic Analyst

Indonesian 'Maid Detectives' On Mission to Save Women from Trafficking

Tudung-Clad Grid Girls Turn Heads at Bike Race

Two UAE Women Reunite with Indian Mother after 28 Years

IVF Advances Gives Women Over 40 the Chance to Have Children

It’s Time to End Male Control of Saudi Women

Nahed Taher — Making the Quantum Leap For Saudi Women

New Rule for Muslim Women Staff In Kelantan

Madhya Pradesh Waqf Board to Help Muslim Girls Get Govt Scholarships

Tens of Thousands of Babies May Be Born With Zika Disorders: Study

Trafficking Risk Higher Because Of Europe’s ‘Deplorable’ Child Migrant Response: British Report

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Why divorce is close to impossible for Christians in Pakistan
Asif Aqeel

Christian matrimonial issues are governed by colonial-era laws such as the Christian Marriage Act 1872, the Christian Divorce Act 1869 and the Succession Act 1925. In 1981, General Ziaul Haq amended the Christian Divorce Act through a presidential decree, making divorce difficult – almost impossible – to obtain. The changed law was a step back to the days when the religious canon superseded civil law....


Body Search of Women at Bara Checkposts, Pakistan, Stopped

1,800 Saudi Women Work from Home under New Labour Program

‘Fair Trial’ Call For Omani Who Wed Underage Girls in India

5% of Foreign Women Who Married Saudis Are Maids

Muslim Woman Told To Remove Hijab for Job in New Zealand

New Ad Campaign Seeks To Empower Egyptian Women

GOP's New Tactic: Pitting the LGBT Community against Muslims

Middletown Woman Fights Biases against Muslims

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Why the Triple Talaq Case Before Supreme Court Is Different from Shah Bano’s in 1986
Seema Chishti

The RSS-inspired petitions would likely want to use the opportunity to make a case for Islam versus good sense. And it is up to Muslim clerics — mostly men who said ‘do not interfere’ three decades ago — to back the statements they make on their faith having been egalitarian even in the seventh century. Falling back into Jahiliya is not an option...


Female Doctors, Nurses Face Rejection from Suitors in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's Sarah Attar

It Just Got Easier For Religious Women to Work Out For the Yonkers

Let Female Saudi Athletes Participate In Competitive Sports

Muslim Women Crush Stereotypes on Their Way to the Rio Olympics

Ghana’s Growth Associated with the Respect for Women – Mahama

Upper East Region Is Leading In Child Marriage Rate

Nigeria: Govt Lifts Headscarf Ban in Lagos Schools

Middletown Woman Fights Biases against Muslims     

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


‘Hidden Divorces’ Threaten Fabric of Saudi Society

Christian Woman Gives £1000 to Muslim Family in UK after Attack

Nigeria's Muslims Applaud Lifting Of Hijab Ban in Lagos Schools

Saudi Women Not Far Behind Men in Marrying Foreigners

Taliban Leader Suggests Softening Stance on Women’s Rights

Pakistan’s all-Women Schools Send Mixed Messages

Muslim Teenagers Use Slam Poetry to Educate Others about Their Faith

Iran's Conservatives Lash Out at New Female Fashion Trends

New Art Exhibition Explores Muslim Women’s Experiences Living in Toronto

State cabinet approves funds for weavers, students of marginalized communities

Senegalese authorities sweep child beggars off streets

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Pakistan Parliamentary Panel Clears Honour Killing, Rape Laws

Al-Ahsa’s Brave Saudi Women Who Willingly Share Their Men

Upper East Region Is Leading In Child Marriage Rate

Failed By Courts, Children Bear Brunt of Rape in Ivory Coast - Activists

Britain's First Ever Annual FGM Data 'Tip Of The Iceberg' - Campaigners

American Fencer Is Using the Olympics to Help Change the Perception of Muslim Women

PAS: Pray For Cancellation of Sexy Selena’s Concert

African Female Divas Join Forces On AIDS

Pakistan: ‘Punjab’s Women Protection Law First of Its Kind in South Asia’

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim basketball players petition FIBA to allow Hijab
Bosnian-American Indira Kaljo

Saudi women’s sports events must follow Shariah laws

EU women swell ranks of Islamic State

Nigerian military rescues 80 children, women from Boko Haram

My daughter was forcibly converted to Islam: Missing Kerala girl's mother

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Muslim Girls Apply Mehndi to Hindu Girls on Gauri Vrat

Vermont Muslim Girls Making Change Spread Messages through Poetry

Indian Muslim Women Defy Tradition- And Men- To Be Islamic Judges

Emirati Woman Receives Award At Arab Fine Artists Forum In Cairo

RSS Eyes Rakshabandhan, Attempts To Attract Muslim Women

The World Is Simply Silent': Yazidi Woman Enslaved By ISIS Tells Parliament Her Story

Chris Christie Suggests Hillary Clinton Was To Blame for Boko Haram's Kidnapping Of Hundreds Of Schoolgirls

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Woman with Two Husbands in Durban Court to Claim Maintenance

Mother and three daughters, aged between 8-14, are STABBED 'by Muslim' in French holiday resort because they were 'scantily dressed'

Communal Tension Grips an Indian Village As Muslim Girl Kills Self, Lover Is Lynched

Cleric Mufti Abdul Qavi ‘Provoked’ Murder of Qandeel Baloch: Mother

Gender Bias Behind Negative Views of Shariah Courts, Says Malay Female Judge

Malaysia: Islamist Party Wants Selena Gomez Banned For Being ‘Too Sexy’

The Murder Of Qandeel Baloch Lifts The Lid On Misogyny In Pakistan

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Cleric’s Wife Threatens to Commit Suicide If He Doesn’t Shave

14-Year-Old Afghan Pregnant Bride Dies After Set on Fire by in Law’s Family

To End Misconceptions about Islam, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind to Educate Women In Bengal

Pakistani Women Should Unite Against Qandeel Baloch Murder: Miss Pakistan World

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


'Life of a Muslim Girl, Andleeb Zaidi, Turned Model'
Andleeb Zaidi

Why Qandeel Baloch's Killer May Go Unpunished

Muslim Women Happy With Personal Law: All India Muslim Personal Law Board

I Was the First Muslim Woman to Be SAS Trained By Azi Ahmed

The Freedom of Competition for Muslim Women

UN Women Liaison Office to bridge Abu Dhabi, New York

Report: Saudi Women's Lives Dictated By Male Guardianship

Mixed Messages at All-Female Islamic Schools

Omanis Constitute 38.7% of Public And Private Sector Women Employees: Mocs

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Do Young Girls Willingly Join The Islamic State To Be Terrorists?

Malala Shocked As Weeping Burundian Girls Recall Rape

Pakistani Model Qandeel Baloch Shot Dead In Multan for Honour by Her Brother

India’s Supreme Court to Consider Whether Muslim Custom Violates Women’s Rights

Indonesian Woman Arrested For Posing As 'Husband'

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Women Fight Stereotypes on 'Hijabis of New York' Facebook Page
As women we all struggle with our outer appearance

OC Muslim Activist Rida Hamida Invited to Speak at Women of Color DNC Event!

Inquiry Into Shari’a In Britain Backed by New PM, But Women's Rights Activists Unimpressed

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Marriage, Motherhood, Education, Maybe Sports: Female Muslim Athletes’ Expected Priorities
Shinoona Salah Al Habsi

EU Court Advocate Backs Muslim Woman Fired For Wearing Headscarf

High-Achieving Girls Are 'Vulnerable' To Islamic Radicalisation, London Judge Warns

Muslim kids to lead their teams to ‘Mini Football World Cup’

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


European Court Backs French Woman Sacked For Wearing Hijab

Malaysia’s Kelantan State to Require Long Sleeves for Female Workers

Isisrael? Top Israeli Cleric Permits Soldiers to Rape Muslim Women to ‘Boost Morale’

Staff Walk Out Of School Ceremony After Muslim Pupil Refuses To Shake Female Teacher's Hand

Through Poetry, Vermont’s Muslim Girls Call For Change

Four Things We Learned About Anne Aly, the First Muslim Woman in Australian Parliament

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim countries from the Middle East might send an unprecedented number of female competitors to next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. With the support of other women and a growing number of men, they have widened the cultural possibilities about the role of women in their societies, including standards about when they should marry, how soon they should start a family and what they should wear while competing...


“There is no mention of triple Talaq in the Quran. The decision of Talaq can be taken by both husband and wife, but there has to be an attempt at reconciliation, followed by mediation by friends and family. It is a procedure that takes place over a period of time. Talaq has to be just and fair...


Burqa Revolution' In Kerala Was an Early Sign of Islam Radicalisation in the State

Yazidi Female Fighters Tell Daesh They'll 'Wipe Them Out'

‘I Dodged Sniper Fire with The Brave Kurdish Women Fighting ISIS’

Who Are They, These Revolutionary Rojava Women, Bearing Arms Against ISIS?

Why it’s ‘Perfect Timing’ For a Muslim Woman in Australian Parliament

Ridge Designer Makes Demure Clothes for Muslim Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


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