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Islam, Women and Feminism

Indonesian Religious Court Rebuked Over Child Marriages

Aurat March Posters Ignite Feminist Firestorm in Pakistan

Iraqi Boy Risks All To Rescue Yazidi Woman from Islamic State

Fixation on the Hijab as ‘Anti-Feminist’ Does a Disservice to NZ Muslim Women

For Afghan Refugee Women, There’s No Escape from Violence

Women Singers Test Limits, Signal Afghanistan's Changing Times

Afghan singer fears Taliban return will curb women's rights

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Muslim Fashion for Women Exhibition Stirs Controversy in Germany

Saudi Female Racer Reema Juffali Set for F4 UK Championship Debut at Brands Hatch

Saudi Arabia Said To Detain U.S.-Saudi Citizens in Latest Phase of Crackdown

Saudi Arabia’s First Female Sushi Expert Is On A Roll

Muslim School Girls' Camp Cancelled In Wake of Christchurch Terrorist Attack, So the Camp Came to Them

Muslim American Girls Need Role Models, But They Are Hard To Find

Irish Police to Allow Wearing Of Hijabs and Turbans

Muslim Council Calls For More Muslim Women In Leadership Roles

Aurat March posters ignite feminist firestorm in Pakistan

Women’s Sports In Iran Lack Sponsors

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Police Training School in Pakistan Gets First Woman Principal

'Indonesia without Feminists' — and We Were Not So Delighted

Sharjah Women Pickup Basketball Title

Young Mothers, Pregnant Women among Suicide Victims in Iran

Scrap Triple Talaq Bill, Send for Review: Muslim Women’s Rights Body in Charter of Demands Ahead of Lok Sabha Polls

Saudi Ministry of Labour: Number of Foreign Drivers Drops Due To Women Driving

Saudi Women Activists' Trials to Continue After 3rd Hearing

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

From Hijabi Barbie to the Hijabi emoji, the Muslim headscarf is now ubiquitous. For some, a woman with her hair covered or her face veiled evokes victimhood and a system of domination, or perhaps exoticism...

Quebec’s Secularist Bill Targets Muslim Women

What Aligarh Muslim University Can Learn From Its Women Students

UAE- FBMA Participates In Arab Women's Sports International Conference in Cairo

Saudi Working Mothers Lament Lack of Childcare Centres

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Ghotki Girls’ Father Seeks Age Test in 'Forced Conversion' Case

Women-Only Bus Service in Pakistan to Hit Roads on Thursday

How Hind Makki Is Changing the Conversation around Women’s Inclusion in Mosques

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Indian Muslim Women Put Forth Manifesto for Parties: National Register of Citizens in Assam Be Withdrawn and A Law Enacted Against Cow Vigilantism

First Lady: Egypt's Women Always Capable Of Facing Challenges

Sisi Announces Decisions In Favour Of Women, Pensioners and State Employees

Christchurch Mosque Attacks: Muslim Women Still Fear Wearing Hijab in Public

Stop Defaming Women Human Rights Defenders

Women’s Entrance to Azadi Stadium Is Prohibited

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

To feminists from the European tradition, for Women’s History Month, you could take our lead, the lead of our Holy Book, and the lead of our Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him), and be way ahead of where you started....

 

Angelina Jolie Pushes For Women To Be Part Of Afghan Peace Talks

Middle East Organizations Accused Of Abandoning Muslim Women In Syria

Pressure on Saudi Arabia might finally be starting to work. Keep it up.

Breaking down Barriers — Meet the UAE’s First Female Boxers

France’s Attack on Muslim Women Must Stop

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

First Woman to Win 'Afghan Star' TV Show to Fight Taliban with Music

How New Role Models Are Inspiring Young Muslim Women to Re-imagine Their Lives

Don’t Use Religious Agenda on Women’s Rights, Maria Chin Tells PAS

SCSW Voices Concern over Violence against Women, Forced Conversions

Women challenge male domination in booming Saudi gaming scene

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Muslim scholars, both past and present, have long debated the Islamic legitimacy of Adat. In reality, however, many Adat practices complement the ideals of Islam — ideals often overlooked by more “orthodox” Muslim practitioners. This is particularly so regarding the treatment of women.....

 

Saudi Women’s Rights Activists Granted Release, but Their Trial Continues

Indian Muslim Women Demand Codification of Muslim Family Law In Keeping With the Quran and the Indian Constitution

Women’s Political Participation in Iran, A Cosmetic Measure

No Political Agenda behind Distribution of Money among Women in Nangarhar: First Lady

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

On Muslim Women's Day, Women-Only Mosques Are About Much More than Prayer

One Man Sharia Courts ‘Discriminate Against Women’

Arab Women Seeking Larger Role in Delivering Middle East’s Aviation Aspirations

Flooding Of 30 Iranian Provinces, Maryam Rajavi’s Message

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Saudi Tourism Body to Train 25,000 Women By 2020

Another Minor Hindu Girl Abducted in Pakistan’s Sindh

Women Sports Members to Take Part In Cairo Meeting

71% UAE Women Have Higher Qualifications: FNC Member

477 Women Were Killed In 2018 In Turkey: NGO

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

We talk about liberation, from the patriarchy, from stigma and from religion; some people believe that the world would be a better place without Islam in particular. We in the west are often on the receiving end of reports that the lives of women in Islamic republics are endangered, restricted and alien to what we know....

 

Young Afghan Woman Appointed As Deputy Minister of Commerce and Industry

Rabi Pirzada Sparks Controversy with Tweet on NZ Women Wearing Hijab

Girls Can Retain Religion As Pak Law Does Not Approve Marriage of Minors: Lawyer

UN Commission Agrees to Roadmap on Ensuring Women’s Social Protection

LG Smart Technology Empowers Saudi Women

Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced To 38 Years in Prison, Her Family Says

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Muslim Teenager Enters Boxing Competition Wearing a Hijab

Makkah Millennium Hotel Honours Its Female Workers

Women an Integral Part of UAE’s Police Forces, Conference Hears

USAID Supports Women’s Trade Fair in Mazar-e-Sharif

India, Pakistan Spar over Abduction of 2 Hindu Girls

Thousands of Muslim Women Raped, Tortured, Killed in Syrian Prisons

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Allowed to Participate for the First Time, Saudi Women's Basketball Team Win Gold

Al-Bandari: A Lifetime Dedicated To Philanthropy, Women’s Rights

Two Hindu Underage Girls Kidnapped, Forcefully Converted To Islam and Married In Pakistan

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Malala Yousafzai Urges G20 to Boost Funds For Girls’ Schooling

Women Candidates Take a Stand in Thailand

News Anchors Join New Zealand Women Wearing Headscarves for Mosque Attack Victims

Saudi Camel Racing No Longer an All-Male Affair, Says Princess Jamila

Saudi Women’s Basketball Team Win Gold in Special Olympics

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Sheikh Khalifa Issues Decree Appointing Two Female Judges

EU Denies Afghan Women A Place at Peace Talks

Women in Iraq Push to Criminalise Domestic Violence

France Urges Iran to Free Human Rights Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

First Saudi Female Air Traffic Controllers Begin Work

Women, Children Leaving IS Stronghold Overwhelm Syrian Camp

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Dunedin: Standing with Muslim Women: Wearing a Headscarf an Offering of Support

New Zealand School Enforces ‘Ban’ On Headscarf

Islam Must Never Be Used To Justify Female Genital Mutilation

Saudi Arabia: Abusive Charges Against Women Activists

Majority Of Muslim Women In Scotland Have Been The Victims Of Hate Crime

Pakistani Lawmakers Claim Women’s March Was Anti-Islam

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Afghan Refugee Nadia Nadim Scales Summit of Women’s Football

UAE Appoints First Female Judges

How Saudi Women Are Getting Ahead Of Men as STEM Graduates

France’s Attack on Muslim Women Must Stop

Muslim Woman Attacked in Brooklyn in Possible Hate Crime: Cops

Pak Woman Who Entered J&K with Kashmiri Husband Gets Five Years Jail

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Estimates edge up to ninety percent of women in Pakistan who have suffered some form of domestic abuse and violence. Majority of cases are perpetrated by husbands and in-laws and range from emotional and psychological abuse, to violence through means of acid throwing, burning, and honour killing....

 

However, the key characteristic of Mehr in Bangladesh compared to other Islamic countries is that it is almost universally and automatically specified to be only paid in the case of husband-initiated divorce, a lot like the standard prenuptial agreement. Hence, there is no effective costly threat of divorce initiated by the wife...

Chinese Girl Embraces Islam to Marry Pakistani Man

New Ride Sharing Apps for Arab Women

Nasrin Sotoudeh, Women’s Rights Defender Sentenced to Prison in Iran

The Job Market Is Male-Dominated In Iran, Pays 17% to Women

Saudi Relief Centre Concludes Training for Yemeni Women

Al-Haqbani Becomes First Saudi To Sit On Board Of Arab Women Foundation

Woman Muslim Convert Dies While Saving Others in NZ Terror Attack

Saudi Arabia and Iran share a mutual disdain for women who speak up

Afghan Women Want a Responsible U.S. Withdrawal

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 


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