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Islam, Women and Feminism

FGM exists in other places including Colombia, India, Malaysia, Indonesia Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, with large variations in terms of the type performed, circumstances surrounding the practice and size of the affected population groups....

 

Bohra Muslim Women Want FGM Issue in Poll Manifestos of Parties

What Is Female Genital Mutilation And Where Does It Happen?

Saudi Arabia Grants Women Right To Serve as Privates at Security Institute

Under-15 Marriages In Ilam Amounted To 94 In Nine Months

Labour Child Girls Are Physically And Sexually Abused By City Agents

KAUST Hosts Female-Led ‘Hackathon’ To Create Mobile Apps for Smart Cities

A New Chapter Has Begun For Female Arab Writers

Over 40,000 Women Die Of Breast Cancer Annually In Pakistan

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

The Rise of the Female Imam in France?

Taliban Say Women's Rights to Be Protected Under Islam, But Must Not Threaten Afghan Values

Pope Francis Acknowledges Priests and Bishops Have Sexually Abused Nuns

Niqab-Wearer Bakes Halal Mooncakes for CNY, Sales Rocket and Good Fortune Follows

We Are Not a ‘Political Tool’: Afghan Women on Taliban Talks

What These Muslim Activists Found at the Women’s March

After Surviving Daesh Militia, Yazidi Women Ask To Go Home

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Quebec is not alone in passing its “secularism law.” France, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands and some parts of Germany have all passed different laws, with different reasoning, aimed at controlling how Muslim women dress in public....

 

Iran Women Explore Futuristic Options, Burying Old Barriers

Arab Women Take Active Role In Promoting Tolerance

World Hijab Day Celebrated In Solidarity with Muslim Women

How A Muslim Tried To Help His Christian Wife Attend Papal Mass in UAE

S. Africa Marks Hijab Day, Calls For Global Tolerance

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Hadiya Case: NIA Breaks New Ground by Questioning Couple over WhatsApp

Saudi Women Conquer Jeddah Streets on Bicycle

Visual Artist, Shahida Ahmed, a British, Inspires Women

Saudi Arabia Holding Women in 'Torture' Conditions, Say UK Mps

Saudi Has To Free Woman Activists for Business As Usual

Iran Women See New Opportunities alongside Old Barriers

‘Remove The Burqa’: Female Tradie Named as One Nation’s Star Candidate for NSW Election

Malaysia Must End Female Genital Mutilation — Asian Pacific Resource and Research Centre For Women

Iran Women See New Opportunities alongside Old Barriers

Rouhani's Former Deputy Says His Government Has Failed Women

Teachers In Khuzestan Protest For Their Rights Once Again

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

One of the most enduring arguments to perpetuate female circumcision in Malaysia is that the way girls are circumcised here is a far cry from the savage mutilation experienced by girls in Africa. ...

We Need Anti-Discrimination Laws Not Dress Codes, Women’s Groups Tell Putrajaya

World Hijab Day Celebrated, Muslim Women Appeal To End Islamophobia

In Northern Nigeria, Drug Abuse Remains A Problem Among Women

Raya Hassan, First Female Arab Interior Minister

Sufi Women Urge Warden Of Qarchak To Observe Prison Rules

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

‘For Arab Women, It’s War inside and outside’: Activist and Writer

World Hijab Day in New York Aims To Raise Awareness about Women Who Frequently Face Discrimination for Wearing Headscarf

After Joining Islamic State Aged 15, German Woman Asks To Go Home

Lebanon Appoints First Female Arab Interior Minister

'We Never Want To Go Back': Afghan Women Fear Cost Of Peace Under Taliban

Muslim Women in Ireland Urge Non-Muslims to ‘Look Beyond the Veil’

Malaysian Women Mark World Hijab Day

London Celebrates World Hijab Day

Saudi Woman Activist Israa Al-Ghomgham Spared Death Penalty: Rights Groups

Shaikh Mohammad Pays Tribute to Women Everywhere

Record Number of Women in Lebanon Cabinet

Suicide Of Young Women In Iran Indicates Pressure On Women, Girls

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

This day allotted to the Hijab – a regressive, patriarchal and cumbersome garment – has been observed every February 1 since 2013. The farce has spread to many nations now. The objective is to normalize the Hijab amongst Muslims and to exhort non-Muslims to accept this as an undeniable symbol of Islam....

 

But female spiritual guides do not only work on education and awareness-raising about women’s status. Well versed in Islamic texts and armed with robust training in subjects like philosophy and psychology...

 

Sindhi Hindu Women Making History and Are Setting Example for Their Muslim Counterparts

Flores’ ‘Ikat’ Brings Together Muslim, Christian Women

Muslim Women Seek Nigerians’ Support On Hijab

Resolution Introduced in US Congress to Grant Asylum to Aasia Bibi After Pakistan Apex Court Overturns Death Sentence

Arab Women Sports Tournament Announces New Organizational Structure

Belgian Woman Stabs Daughter for Converting to Islam

Accused Of Being Informer, Girl Shot Dead At Point Blank Range in Kashmir

How The Muslim Brotherhood's Women Activists Stepped Up In Egypt

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

While the advocates of the co-ed Masjid claim that they are asserting the rights of women, they are in fact denying the right of a private space to both men and women....

 

The main problem with the bill, however, is not related to the extent or degree of the punishment. In fact, in some cases, even a day’s arrest, detention or restraint may be constitutionally impermissible....

 

But if the person marrying the woman to perform Halala does not mention the condition for Halala, instead he has the intention to make the woman eligible for her husband, the Halala marriage will not be Makruh-E-Tahrimi but permissible. Moreover, if the intention of the man is reformation that is helping the former husband and reinstating his home, then marrying her for one or two night will instead be a virtuous act for the man and he will be rewarded for it.”....

Female-Only Trampoline Park Is A Hit With Riyadh’s Women

Iranian Dervish Woman’s Health Declines in Prison

Muslim Woman Out To Prove Arranged Marriages Are A Legitimate American Love Story

Arab Women Sports Tournament Announces New Organisational Structure

Father Of Late Saudi Sisters Rejects Suicide Conclusion: Report

Belgium’s Muslim Executive Condemns Attack on Veiled Moroccan Woman

Palestinian Woman Tries to Stab Israeli Guards, Shot Dead

Presence Of Women In Protests Held By Various Social Strata

Carbon Monoxide Leak Poisons 25 Girl Students At Primary School

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

He Divorced Her over the Phone Because She ‘Came Home 10 Minutes Late’

Baghpat Hindus Set Example, Lend Helping Hand In Poor Muslim Girl's Marriage

Nigerian Women Embrace Family Planning Ahead Of Population Boom

Afghan Women 'Too Emotional' For Leadership and Have Enough Rights, Domestic Survey Claims

Kashmir’s First Woman Wheelchair Basketball Player

UK Police Arrest Racist Man Who Harassed Muslim Girls

Experts Ask Red Crescent to Hire Female Paramedics

Saudi Woman Wins Her Battle for Literacy at the Age Of 75

The ‘Just Divorced’ Party: Egyptian Women Celebrate Their Freedom

New Vice Patrols Launched In Qom To Further Crack Down On Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

UK Muslim Schoolgirls Filmed By Man in 'Disturbing' Racist Video Being Investigated By Police

Israeli-Arab Muslim Woman Vying For Non-Jewish Spot in Likud Primaries

Like Many of You, Last Week I Enjoyed The #10yearchallenge On Instagram: Malala

'Break My Hands': Tehseen Poonawalla Dares Anantkumar Hegde with Pic Hugging His ‘Hindu’ Wife

Afghan Men Oppose More Women’s Rights; Elders Less Hard-Line

Nada Abo Alnaja Wins Saudi Arabia’s First Ever Female Squash Tournament

Protests by Various Social Strata in Tehran with Active Women’s Role

Ebtekar Calls On Tehran Mayor To Make More Efforts For Gender Equality

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Suman Bodani Becomes Pakistan’s First Woman Judge from Hindu Community

Bangladeshi Woman's Viral Video Is Not Of Religious Conversion but Exorcism

Wife of Former Nigerian VP Decries Harassment of Muslim Women Wearing Hijab

Saudi Exile to Establish Group To Fight For Women's Rights

Rahaf’s ‘Flight to Freedom’ Puts Success of Saudi Women in Jeopardy

In First, Woman to Head Bahrain Journalist Association

Untying the Knot: Why More Women Are Seeking Divorce in West Africa

Rapid rise in number of women drivers

Hyundai Motor Park Offers Women In Jeddah Unique Driving Experience

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

I refused to accept interpretations of the faith that denigrate women. Instead, I found a deeply spiritual paradigm that affirmed the inherent human dignity of women and men....

 

Nahdlatul Ulema Chairman Calls on Indonesian Muslims to Help Prevent Child Marriage

Kenya Court’s Hijab Ban Ruling Sparks Fears over Muslim Girls’ Schooling

Women Have Honoured Position In Islam: Said Aqil

Members of Muslimat NU should become smart women: Nahdlatul Ulema Chairman

No Scientific Data, Medical Evidence to Justify Female Circumcision

Why Saudi Arabia Hates Muslim Women In The US Congress

Congress Must Stand Up For Imprisoned Saudi Women

Lebanon’s Nadine Labaki on her Oscar nomination

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Saudi Teen Rahaf Al-Qunun Demands Social Disobedience In Kingdom

Saudi Arab Announces Women-Friendly Work Rules

Indian Govt Bars Pakistani Woman from Returning Home After Divorce

Aasia Bibi’s Daughters Emigrate to Canada: Reports

Mariah Carey to perform in Saudi Arabia on January 31

Equality Over Faith: India Bats For Women's Rights On Sabarimala, Triple Talaq In Mood Of The Nation Poll

Saudi Filmmaker Haifaa Al-Mansour Discusses Portrayal Of Women At Davos

Dubai Women’s Empowerment Platform Nominated For Award

Shortage Of Men Sees More Syrian Women Enter Workforce

Safiah Saleh: Kidnapped Woman Brought Home To Britain 34 Years After Being Taken To War-Torn Yemen

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

In Rural Tunisia, Inheritance Reform Offers Women Rare Boost

168 Afghan Women Police Candidates Being Trained In Turkey's Sivas

No Turning Back For Iran's Hijab Protesters despite Crackdown: Activists

Kenya Court Overturns Ruling on Wearing Hijab In Schools

Case Dismissed Involving Muslim Woman Forced To Remove Hijab

‘Anti-Arab’ Israeli Teen Charged With Killing Palestinian Woman

UK: Register Your Marriage, Council Urges Muslim Couples

Interrogating Women Suspects Is Tough, Says the Only Lady Constable in This Village in Pakistan’s Punjab

Lebanese MP Fights Discriminatory Laws against Women

Teachers And Educators Across Iran Stand Up For Their Rights

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Pashtun women’s active participation was always at its most bold and militant when resistance against imperial forces was weakest. The mother of 18th-century Afghan King Mirwais Khan, Nazo Ana, King Ahmad Shah Abdali’s mother Zarghuna Ana and the famous Malalai of Maiwand are scintillating examples....

 

Muslim Girls Should Not Be Forced To Wear A Hijab At School Simply Because Of Pressures At Home, Head Of Ofsted Says

Stop Portraying Arab Women as Victims, Leading Saudi Filmmaker Says

A Singaporean Woman Civil Servant Converts to Islam, Father Approves

Stop Female Circumcision, It Has No Medical Benefit, Say Sisters in Islam

Saudi Sisters’ Deaths in New York Ruled Suicide

Pakistan's Top Court To Decide On Asia Bibi Appeal On January 29: Lawyer

Afghanistan's Future Policewomen Brave Winter For Training

‘If Vogue Can’t Identify Muslim Girls, Why Not Hire Someone Who Can?’

House Of Spirits Cuts Across Faiths To Empower Flores Women

Meet Dubai’s First Female Stunt Bike Rider

First Russian Female Running for Mayor of Turkish City

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 


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