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Islam, Women and Feminism

Mangaluru: Student's Body Protests Ban on Hijab in Classrooms

Hyundai Hosts Female Saudi Drivers in Korea

‘Because I Can’: Ride-Hailing App Welcomes Saudi Women Drivers

Saudi Women Lawyers Up By 240% in Three Years

India More Dangerous For Women than Afghanistan and Syria, Says Global Poll

U.S. Among 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women

World Cup Sees Iranian Women Score Spot in The Stands

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
Why are Muslim Leaders and Clerics So Afraid of Feminism and Critical of the West?
Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander, New Age Islam
Why are Muslim Leaders and Clerics So Afraid of Feminism and Critical of the West?
Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander, New Age Islam

The deep-rooted prejudices against West and Feminism have been embedded over the last century deeply in the Muslim mind and it will certainly take decades to de-condition the same. But this point needs to be emphasized that not everything Western civilisation and the ideals of Feminism uphold need be accepted in toto. West and Feminism are dynamic and static concepts. They are not the same today as our older generation of Islamic revivalists understood them during colonization....

 

Saudi Woman Drives Formula One Car To Mark End Of Ban

World Applauds As Saudi Women Take the Wheel

Saudi Insurance Stocks Soar As Female Drivers Take To the Road

Car Rental Firms to Offer Jobs to Saudi Women

Women Participated In Protests In Tehran, Bushehr, Iranshahr

Egyptian Women Look To Boost Presence In Police Force

Organization of Islamic Cooperation to Hold Workshop on Women’s Issues

Saudi Women Shine as Sales Clerks

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Not Just Four-Wheelers, Saudi Women Want To Hit the Road on Two-Wheels

Historic Day As Saudi Women Get Behind the Wheel to Drive

Saudi Arabia's Jailed Trailblazers

Bahraini, Saudi Women Filmed Crossing Borders After Driving Ban Lifted

Malika Favre: Artist Who Put Saudi Women in the Driver’s Seat

Ban On Women's Entrance to Sports Stadiums in Iran

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Adventurous Vehicles, Unconventional Colours in Demand as Women Gear Up To Hit Saudi Roads

Abused and Destitute: Wars Fuel Rise in Global Number of Widows

By Taking a Bullet, a Muslim Woman Finds Her Calling

CFWIJ Condemns Series of Attacks on Female Journalists in Pakistan

Saudi Female Car Accident Claims Inspectors Ready for Women Driving

How Saudi Women Driving Has Changed Gender Discourse In The West

Iranian Women Continue To Actively Participate In Protests

New Online Platform Helps Turkish Immigrant Women Abroad

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Shattered Dreams: Women Workers Continue To Leave KSA

Jharkhand: Fatwa Fails To Deter Muslim Girl from Yoga Routine

Presence of Arab Women in Israel Police Increasing

Boko Haram’s Sick Ploy to Turn Girls into Suicide Bombers

Ministerial Portfolios Boost Egyptian Women's Gains

Saudi Woman Instructor to Lead Yoga Day Activities In Dubai

Nigeria: Hijab OK’d For Muslim Barred From Call To Bar

First Batch of 40 Saudi Female Traffic Investigators Graduate

PIA Appoints All-Women Crew for ‘Difficult’ Flight to Gilgit

Saudi Arabia Gears Up To End Women Driving Ban

Is Malaysia Ready For 30 Percent Female Representation?

Saudi Cities Launch Community Driving Events for Women

Iran Women’s Activist Says Blocked from Protesting at Russia World Cup

Saudi Launches Awareness Campaign before Female Motorists Drive

Arab World’s First Female Politician Receives DCU’s Highest Honour

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

A top Islamic scholar, an inspiration to champions of women’s rights, a military commander riding on camelback, and a fatwa-issuing jurist, Aisha’s intellectual standing and religious authority were astonishing, by the standards of both our own time and hers. Aisha is not the only wife of Muhammad whose life explodes notions of what constitutes a “traditional” Muslim woman. Khadija ran a caravan business in Mecca. A wealthy and successful trader, she was also a twice-widowed single mother, fifteen years Muhammad’s senior, and his boss.....

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Of all the crimes committed against children — especially the daughters of the poor in Pakistan — the most horrendous is the trafficking of girls. It is more agonising than rape. The sex trade amounts to torture. The girls who are snatched and taken away to be sold into forced prostitution have to live with this hideous evil night after night. Only a few lucky ones manage to escape or are rescued....

 

Countdown Begins To Saudi Women Driving

Iran Allows Entry of Women into Stadium

Saudi University Launches Survey into the Effects of Women Driving

1 In 4 Muslim Women in New York Say They've Been Pushed on a Subway Platform While Wearing a Hijab

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Although the concept takes many forms, at the core of Islamic feminism are explicit passages in the Quran denoting the equality of all human beings. Activists call for the implementation of gender equality, in line with the Quran, in the state, the private sector, society, the family, and in everyday life. ...

 

As an example, they cited how children were neglected if a mother was at work, while conveniently ignoring the fact that children do grow beyond the age of four, attend school and eventually become independent human beings. For them, all we evil feminists want to do is cause earthquakes by wearing jeans and raise ill-behaved children because we want to put our degree to the use it was meant for....

 

Islam and feminism have been in a constant clash since the turn of the century, and we can no longer ignore this fact. Somewhere between the liberal secular positions like mine, and the attempts by fundamentalists to silence us, it is often the voices of Muslim women themselves that are left unheard....

 

1-Year UAE Visa for Widows, Divorced Women and Their Kids

Pakistan: First Woman to Hold Punjab AGP Office Removed From Post

Kimberley Miners, 29, Claims She Was Groomed and Indoctrinated Online By Isis

Pakistani Woman Reaches Home after Serving 12 Years in Indian Jail

Muslim Girls from Urdu-Medium Schools Score Over 99% in Class 10 Want To Become Doctors

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Is feminism being co-opted by the right-wing forces? Do Muslim women need saving? Through Behen Beti Bacho and anti-Romeo squads, do Hindu women need protection from Muslim men? These are some of the questions that need to be answered in the wake of the Law Commission’s renewed debate on Muslim Personal Law reform, started by the latest round of consultations for a Uniform Civil Code late last month....

While being interviewed, Khan stated that he disagreed with the Western feminist movement, which has, in his opinion, degraded the role of motherhood. Mothers, he went on to say, wield the most influence over their children’s lives, thus implying that feminism’s focus on giving women power outside the home has shifted attention away from the truly important stuff ie taking care of their (assumedly) large broods of children....

 

Hillary Joins First Ladies against Trump’s Immigration Policy

Pay More Attention To Education Of Muslim Girls — Ghana President

Study On Gender Diversity On Boards Launched

Nepotism Seen In Selection for PTI Women Reserved Seats

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Instead of seeing them as allies, the new government viewed them as hostile, she said. She believes authorities want people to fall in line, not push for more change. Indeed, the women targeted have been fighting for more basic freedoms than the right to drive, including the end to guardianship, the Saudi legal system that requires women to have the approval of a male relative to travel outside the country or get married....

 

The Saudi Arabian Women Driving Forward

Punjab Woman: Caring For Cows Does Not Make Me A Lesser Muslim

Muslim Woman Has Been Left Fearing For Her Life After Receiving Death Threats For Dancing In A Video Showing Her STOMACH

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

For most ordinary women, the changes are more mundane — and still largely dependent on what the men in their lives decree. In the western coastal province of Jiddah, which has long been more liberal than the desert capital of Riyadh, some women have discarded their headscarves altogether, and some cafes and restaurants have abolished the separate sections for families and single men that are designed to ensure that women don’t encounter men they don’t know....

 

Egypt Interior Ministry Deploys Female Officers to Fight Sexual Harassment during Eid

FIFA Allows Iran Women Banner as ‘Social Appeal’

Imran Khan's Ex-Wife Reham Khan Gives Pervez Musharraf Lesson in Gender Equality

Angelina Jolie Visits Iraq, Urges World Community to Support for Rebuilding

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

MENA Women In Sports Are Levelling The Playing Field

Pope At Mass: Exploiting Women Is A Sin Against God

Fitness Meets Fashion As Saudi Designer Launches First Sports Abaya

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Catholic Nuns Learn about Islam’s Tolerance At Iftar

During Ramadan, Women of All Faiths Take On Hijab Challenge to Show Solidarity

Kurdish Women Protest after Being Told By Turkish-Backed Militias to Wear the Hijab

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad Trains For The Olympics While Fasting For Ramadan

'Racist' Man Films Himself Spraying Muslim Woman with Stain Remover

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

To test the extent to which Islam itself influences a woman’s educational attainment, the researchers examined factors in Muslim communities that might play a role, such as the degree of gender discrimination in a country’s family laws, the percentage of its population that is Muslim and the share of Muslims who reported religion is very important to them. The study finds that none of these elements had a significant impact on the results.....

 

Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh Arrested

BJP Leaders Converge At Naqvi’s Iftar Party For Muslim Women

Noura Al-Otaibi, Driven By A Passion To Empower Women, Identifies Ways To Succeed In Life

Peace without Borders Announces First Saudi Peace Ambassador, Dr. Sumaya Al-Nasser

BJP MLA’s Advice To Women: Produce Sanskari Kids Or Remain Infertile

Pakistan Student, Khadija Siddiqui, 23, Stabbed 23 Times Fights To See Her Attacker Jailed

US Arrests Israeli National, Waheba Issa Dais, Who Coached ISIS Attackers Online

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Rape victim Mukhtaran Mai who dared to report the crime despite her rural background could not get justice either. A three-member-bench of the court acquitted the accused in 2011 for ‘lack of evidence’. She pursued the case for nine years, but our broken justice system could not provide her relief. She is among the numerous Pakistani women (Benazir Bhutto, Asma Nawab, Aasia Bibi to name a few) who were failed by Pakistan’s criminal justice system.....

 


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