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Islam, Women and Feminism

Amber's then-husband did not attend the hearing.  Instead, he tried to force her to return to the marital home by employing the restitution of conjugal rights (RCR), a legal mechanism under Pakistan's Muslim Family Law Ordinance....

 

Saudi Woman the First in the Middle East with a PhD in Artificial Intelligence

How Best to Celebrate Muslim Women's Day?

Saudi Women Taking Up Jobs At Justice Ministry

Muslim Women Can Jump: Defying Stereotypes in Sports

KSRelief Launches Pilot Project For Female Breadwinners In Yemen

London Rally to Demand Freedom for Jailed Syrian Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Human Rights Watch report has highlighted how every year 1100 women are killed in the name of honour in Pakistan. In addition to this, in the last couple of years, dozens of women have been killed in the name of honour but were declared as suicide cases...

 

American Woman, Divorced From Saudi Husband, Is Trapped In Saudi Arabia Because Of the Kingdom's Restrictions on Women

US Congresswoman Jackie Speier Confirms To Arab News Google Will Not Remove Absher App from Its Store

Moroccan Climber Inspires Girls to Conquer Fears

Henry Ford Entrepreneurship Academy Workshops To Focus On Saudi Women In Business

Chennai: BJP Uses Triple Talaq Ordinance to Win Over Muslim Women

Shenwari appointed as New Chief of Electoral Complaints Commission

Iran Lawyer Convicted After Defending Women Protesters

Iranian Forum Looks to Address So-Called 'Sexual Crisis'

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

‘Child Marriages Must End To Avoid Cervical Cancer’: Pakistan University

Egypt: Grand Imam Endorses Monogamy as Fairness to Women, Children

Paperwork for Women without Guardian, Shoura Says No

Malala Writes Letters to PM Imran, Modi to Defuse Tensions

After Islamic State, Women Lead the Way in a Bold Democratic Experiment in Raqqa

Mahameed Becomes First Muslim Woman to Ride a Medical Motorcycle

U.S. Judge Declines to Fast-Track Lawsuit Brought By Alabama Woman Who Joined Islamic State

Emotional Reunion of Yazidis with Families after Escaping ISIS

Indonesia’s Aceh Whips Unmarried Couples after Hotel Raid

66 More Female Bangladeshi Workers to Return from Saudi Arabia

Iranian women’s development process unique: VP

'No Money, No Marriage' Sparks Duelling Social Media Campaigns

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

One example – widely discussed in international media – is the guardianship system. This system is the most potent demonstration of state intervention to enable and embolden male authority already present within the family unit....

 

Muslim Women Organisation Extends Financial Aid for Naamghar in Lakhimpur

Girl Power on Display at Calligraphy Exhibition

El-Moutawakel, Torch Bearer for Muslim Sportswomen, Winning Olympic Gold in the 400 Metres Hurdles at the 1984 Games

Emirates Chosen as Top Brand by Women In UAE, Apple Tops Saudi List

Freedoms Should Not Be Sacrificed For Peace, Say Afghan Women

Iranian Teachers Hold Fifth Round Of Nationwide Strikes and Sit-Ins

15 Egyptian Laws, Rulings That Protect, Support, Empower Women

Children of Converted Pakistani Muslim Woman Handed Over To Hindu Father

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Some scholars have held the opinion that it is an obligation to wear the face-veil while others have said a Muslim woman is not obliged to cover her face. For many Muslims then, the face-veil is rooted in Islamic tradition, but they will differ as to whether or not it is compulsory....

 

Hundreds Protest Against Child Marriage in Lebanon

Quebec City Muslim Women Hold Open Forum to Demystify the Hijab

Islamic State Women Say They Have No Regrets

The 40-Year Creative Journey Of An Emirati Woman Artist

Google Rules Saudi Women Control App Violates No Rules – Report

Masoumeh Askari, Retired Teacher Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Saudi Arabia to Put Detained Women Activists On Trial

Rohingya Women, Children Dropped Off By Traffickers in Malaysian Beach: Officials

Pakistani Church Speaks Out Against the Trafficking Of Women Used As Prostitutes By Chinese Husbands

NGO Launches Petition for Release of Syrian Women

Former Yazidi Captives of Islamic State Arrive In Iraq

'We Aren't Dangerous': Why Chechnya Has Welcomed Women Who Joined Isis

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Female Islamic Preachers Call For Women’s Rights, Contraception In Niger

Long Before Shamima Begum, Muslim Women Were Targets

Empowerment of women termed vital to promotion of peace

Remembering Morocco’s Touria Chaoui, First Arab Woman Pilot

NGO Launches Petition For Release Of Syrian Women

Yazidi Leaders Call For Help Finding Thousands Of Missing Women And Children Kidnapped By Isis

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Malala Urges Pakistan, India to Engage In Peace Dialogue

Bahrain Court Upholds Jail Term against Female Activist

Saudi Sisters Hiding In Hong Kong Face Imminent Deportation

UK Woman Setting Up Fitness Class for Muslims Threatened To Death

Underage Pakistani Girl Accuses Father, Uncle of Forcing Her into Marriage

French Sports Brand 'Decathlon' Drops Plans for Selling Runners' Hijab after Backlash

After ‘caliphate’ debacle, wives of militants cling to their children

Female Nurses In Iran Entangled In A Web Of Damaging Problems

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Riyadh Readies to Host Gulf’s First Women’s Football Tournament

A Hijab For Muslim Runners? In France, That’s A Scandal.

Afghan Women Say No to Symbolic Role In Peace Talks

Marriage in Malaysia Lures Rohingya Women

Judge To Consider Return For Woman Who Joined Daesh

Rage And Puzzlement over Muslim Woman in Hijab Chosen for Swedish Municipality’s Welcome Sign

Retailer Decathlon Cancels Plans To Sell Sport ‘Hijab’ In France

Calls for Irish Delegation To Be Sent To Saudi Arabia To Inspect Abuses Against Women

Marriage Of Girls In One Iranian Province Escalates 900 In Just One Year

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Although Princess Latifa’s escape failed, it has not deterred other women in the region from taking flight, leaving behind their wealth and royal privileges for a chance of reaching freedom in the West....

 

The image of a Muslim woman conjures up stereotypes of meek, subjugated women in need of saving. The arrival of Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to the American political scene, however, has exposed the fallacy of these gender stereotypes...

‘I Felt Powerful’: Afghan Trailblazer, Fawzia Koofi, Who Confronted Taliban on Women

Haila Al-Farraj Is First Saudi Female Sports Commentator

Women Managing 400 Knowledge-Based Companies In Iran

Three Indonesian Women Arrested For Same-Sex Marriage Video

‘Iranian Women Running Economic Campaign against US Bans’

Jewish and Arab Women Come Together Over Embroidery

Dubai Police Send Women Cops For Umrah

Yemeni Women, Children Slaughtered By US-Made Ammunition: Houthi

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Yazidi children have been brainwashed and rights groups say suicide among captives is common. Even for those who manage to escape after years of enslavement and rape, many struggle to survive without an income or identity papers....

"I Was Like a Prisoner": Saudi Sisters Trapped In Hong Kong Recall Beatings

Iranian Women’s Soccer Team Not Allowed to Play at Azadi Stadium

Poor Swat Women Seek Livelihood Schemes

PML-N, PTI Women Activists Wooing Voters for By-Election

World Is A Better Place When Women Are In Charge As Well

Prof Masouma, First Woman Minister in Kuwait

As ‘Caliphate’ Crumbles, Daesh Women Remain Defiant

Economic Reforms for Women: Identification of Hiccups Can Help Empower Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

In October 2017, the movement’s newspaper called on women to prepare for battle; by early last year, the group was openly praising its female fighters in a video that showed a woman wielding an AK-47, the narration describing “the chaste Mujahid woman journeying to her Lord with the garments of purity and faith, seeking revenge for her religion and for the honour of her sisters.”...

 

Tunisia: Muslim Women Protest In Favour Of Polygamy

French 'Isis Bride' Recalls Islamic State 'Chaos'

Shamima Begum Says UK Government Is 'Making an Example of Me'

Shedding the Headscarf, Turkish Women Tell Of Pressures and New Solidarity

As 'Caliphate' Crumbles, Daesh Women Remain Defiant

Talawi: Avoid Scenes Abusive To Women In Cinematic Works

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Lawyer for US-Born Islamic State Woman: She Should Return To US

Saudi Sisters Trapped In Hong Kong Fear Death Penalty If Deported

‘Identify Roadblocks in Economically Empowering Women’

Syria Force Evacuates Women, Children from ISIS Holdout

Married Couples, Women Happier According To Life Satisfaction Survey

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Basma Alshaalan, diplomat at Saudi Arabia’s UN mission

Father of US-Born Woman Who Joined Daesh Sues over Citizenship

How Women’s Studies Could Drive Change in the Arab World

Turkish, Syrian Women Join Hands to Revive Ancient Soap

Russian-Turkish Woman to Run For Alanya Mayor In Southern Turkey

Campaign in Dallas to Clear Negative Stereotypes about Hijabs and Muslim Women

UK Muslim Peer Pledges Support for Jailed Syrian Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

There is a misconception that Islam does not allow a woman the right to divorce her husband. This lie is spread and made powerful by the halting of the education of girls and women by men, by cultural stigma, and by the mullahs who want to maintain power. But a woman who can read the Qur’an soon learns that her subjugation and oppression is a man-made construct....

Record Number of Indian Women to Embark On Hajj without Male Relatives This Year

Shamima Begum Blasted By Amir Khan As He Says ‘Arrogant’ Jihad Gives Muslims ‘A Bad Name’

Sadaf Jaffer Sworn in as America’s First Female Muslim Mayor

Saudi Arabia Women's Team Out to Use Bowling Championship Debut As Springboard to Success

Ban on Cycle Rally for Transgender Persons, Women Challenged In Pakistan Court

Trump Bars US-Born Woman Who Joined IS From Returning

British Police Knew ISIS Encouraged Girls To Go To Syria And Did Nothing: Begum Family

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Women While Leaving Al-Aqsa Mosque

Shamima Begum: IS Teenager to Lose UK Citizenship

American Woman Who Joined ISIS Begs To Come Back Home

Cabinet Gives Nod to Ordinance on Triple Talaq

In Milwaukee, Muslim Girls’ Basketball Team Courts a Broader Understanding

French Women in Syria Say Ready to Return Home

Rashida Tlaib Joins Extremist Imam on CAIR Speaking Circuit

New Award for Fastest Female Emirati Runners

International Conference on Jailed Syrian Women to Be Held In Istanbul

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 


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