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Islam, Women and Feminism

Iraq's 'Cycling Girls' Ride for Freedom

First Woman to Head Police Rescue Department in Oman

Meet The Muslim Woman Who’s Become the Face of Anti-Trump Resistance

UAE Market for Artificial Fertilisation for Women to Reach $27 Billion

Muslim Woman Denied Teaching Job for Wearing Hijab Wins Discrimination Case in Germany

Syrian Arab Women Battle IS, Social Stigma

54 Syrian Women, Freed From Militants Return Home in Latakia

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

This is very saddening because I am also a woman and I am also a proud Muslim woman who is striving to contribute her bit for the development of society! And a Big Big Thank You to few of those who have been supporting such women. Before I die…I wish to see a world with no discrimination because of sex, caste, colour or religion. So many hopes, I know!! Well… We shall overcome someday…..

 

Now The Die Is Cast, Disallow Hijab, Risk Jail, MURIC Warns

Writer Defames Emirati TV Women on Social Media

Threats Stalk Gang-Raped Muslim Women after India's Religious Riots

Results to Be Declared Null And Void in the Absence Of 10% Votes of Women: Pak Minister

Pakistani Woman Dies in Fake Exorcism after Being Brutally Tortured By ‘Healers’

Muzaffarnagar Gang-Rape: Amnesty Report Details Struggles of 7 Muslim Women Who Pressed Charges

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Obstacles and Women’s Ambitions
Tamadur Alyami

In the Holy Qur’an we read Allah criticizing the Prophet (pbuh), “Wilt thou then compel people until they become believers?” Then, on what basis of the Shariah rule they imprison women who remove their black gown (Abaya), which is just a cover? Is it reasonable to impose guardianship on all Saudi women without exemption, although globally it’s applied on minors?

 

Stop Calling Feminists ‘Islamophobic’ For Fighting For the Right of Muslim Women Not To Cover Themselves
Lise Ravary

However, many, myself included, opposed the Charter because it took peoples’ freedom to follow their religion and dress as they wish. My feminist Muslim acquaintances and colleagues reminded me that not all choose freely to cover their hair and dress modestly. It is often dictated by tradition and enforced by fathers, husbands, sons or brothers, or even by other women in their social circles. Sometimes subtly, sometimes with incredible violence....

 

Women and Jihad: The Motivation of Female Suicide Bombers
Greer Fay Cashman

Some of the women were aggressive, saying that Palestine would be part of the large Islamic state. Others expressed admiration for al-Qaida’s Osama bin Laden and Hezbollah’s Hassan Nasrallah and said that they hoped that all Arabs would be like them. One woman said: “The base of the conflict between Jews and Palestinians is a religious struggle.” The faces of all the women, including the most highly educated, shone with a religious radiance that spoke of the depth of their indoctrination....

 

Islamic Conference Demeaned Muslim Women by ‘Blanking’ Faces

Summit in Saudi Arabia Discusses Steps to Promote Role of Women in Technology

Saudi Women to Enjoy Child Custody Right Even After Remarriage

Nigeria: Hijab Wearing - the Controversies, Fictions and Facts

How One Woman Used Fashion to Reclaim Her Muslim American Identity

Muslim Woman Faces Possible Jail after Refusing To Remove Veil, Stand For NSW Judge

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Saudi Women Use Social Media to Expose Harassment

Bangladesh Gets First Female Election Commissioner

Treating Women as Breeding Machines in Kelantan

Pakistan Seeks To Curb Child, Forced Marriages with Harsher Punishment

Indonesian Government to Enlist Clerics in Fight against Child Marriage

Appeal Court Upholds Use of Hijab in Lagos Public Schools

Girls at a Pakistan Higher Secondary School Forced To Do Sit-Ups as Punishment

Man Kicks Pregnant Muslim Woman in the Stomach in UK

Man Kills Mother of Two in Suspected Honour Killing In Shangla, Pakistan

Pakistan National Assembly Passes Bill to Protect Women’s Rights

Pakistan Electoral Reform Plans Aim to Boost Women's Participation in Politics

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

ISIL Terrorists Transfer Female Captives from Iraq's Mosul to Syria

Female Genital Mutilation Falls Sharply In Northern Iraq - Survey

Saudi Arabian Starbucks 'Temporarily Banned Women', Asked To Send In Drivers Instead

Typical Girl-Meets-Girl in Malaysia Gets Married In Indonesia Story

Saffron Shawl Vs Hijab: ABVP’s Goonda Elements Demand Burqa Ban in College

Lucknow’s all-Women Mosque to Be Powered by Solar Energy

Man Admits Ripping off Muslim Woman’s Niqab in UK

UAE to be in the Forefront of Women’s Empowerment

Vogue Arabia's Princess-in-Chief Wants Arab Women to Be Seen as More Than Just Big Spenders

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

No Tatar Theologian of Early 20th Century Denied That Hijab Was Prescribed In Islam

Israeli Court Sentences 16-Year-Old Palestinian Girl to 6 Years in Jail

3,000 Muslim Women and Their Supporters Protest in Vienna against Austria's Face-Veil

Dubai Royalty Is First Woman Pilot in Al Maktoum Family

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Queer Muslim Women from the South: 'We Exist and We’re Fierce'
Samra Habib

Our safety, our survival, is routinely threatened in the name of some hypothetical greater safety that does not include us. What they are trying to keep safe is white supremacy, what they are trying to protect is their own power....

 

Stamford-Area Muslim Women Find Strength in Religion

From Colonial Algeria to Modern Day Europe, the Muslim Veil Remains an Ideological Battleground

Group Calls for Understanding Of Muslim Women Wearing Hijab

Lindsay Lohan Reveals More of Her 'Muslim' Side on Kuwaiti Talk Show

America Has a Lot to Learn From This Muslim Fashion Blogger

Islamic State Kidnap 17 Women in Kirkuk: PMU

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Modest-Wear a Highlight at Indonesia Fashion Week as Hijab Grows In Popularity

Saudi Women Artists Make Their Mark At 21, 39 Festival In Jeddah

Syrian Woman Files Terror Charges against Assad in Spanish Court

Peshawar to Get New 500-Bed Women Healthcare Hospital

Helpline for Muslim Women Flooded With Calls Following Trump Ban, Quebec Shooting

Muslim Women from Preston Join North West Charity Fundraiser

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Beyond The Muslim Veil
Moin Qazi

Elsewhere, the fully empowered Muslim woman sounds like a self-assured, post-feminist type—a woman who draws her inspiration from the example of Sukayna, the brilliant, beautiful great-granddaughter of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW).  She was married several times, and, at least once, stipulated in writing that her husband was forbidden to disagree with her about anything. ..l...

Sobbing Acehnese Woman Covers Her Face As She Is Whipped In Public ‘For Having Sex outside Marriage’

Bid to Use Minor Girl as Suicide Bomber Foiled In Pakistan

GCC States Need To Empower the Arab Woman

Riyadh Celebrates First Saudi Women’s Day

DNA Test in Rape Cases Made Mandatory In Sindh, Pakistan

World Hijab Day: Muslim Women Lament Discrimination

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Saudi Women Are Shackled By Social Traditions
Ali Al-Mousa

Anthropologically speaking, many cultures have treated women differently and have put shackles on them. For example, women in some parts of Africa were only allowed to eat raw uncooked meat. No vegetables or any type of grains were allowed. As a result, it is said that they became ferocious like tigers and that men were afraid of them....

 

Non-Muslims Show Solidarity with Muslim Women on World Hijab Day

Theresa May Backs Muslim Women's Right to Wear a Hijab

11 Women, Including 3 Sisters Join Pakistan's Bomb Disposal Unit

Sindh Govt Funded Rs 159.93m for Marriages of 15,993 Helpless Girls

Jamaat-e-Islami, Pakistan, Takes 21 Women on Shoora Board

Women Al Qaeda Fighters Surprised US Forces

Nigerian Muslim Women Seek Pro-Hijab Legislation

Melissa Mark-Viverito Declares Muslim Women Are ‘At the Forefront of the Resistance’

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Muslim Women in Austria Prohibited From Wearing Full-Face Veils

Independent Passports for Saudi Women Proposal Approved

Indonesian Women Seeking To Become IS Suicide Bombers: Study

Outrage at Confirmation of 5-Year Jail Sentence on Young London Mother in Iran

Iran: Marriage of girl children in south-eastern province

Indian Funded Girls to Join ISIS at Pakistan Man’s Behest: NIA

11 Books by Muslim Women That Show the Many Facets of Islam

How Muslim-American Women Are Fighting Back Against Trump's Immigration Ban

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Child, Bride, Mother: Nigeria
Stephanie Sinclair

To attract male recruits and motivate combatants, Boko Haram awards these “wives” to fighters. As these girls reach puberty, forced marriages often turn them into unwilling mothers; their children are destined to become the next generation of fighters, raised with their fathers’ twisted ideology.....

 

Hindu Girl Secures Custody of Muslim Girlfriend

Elderly Sufi Woman Found With Throat Slit In Bangladesh

‘Grave’ Trouble Created by Muslim Clerics for Manipur’s First Muslim Woman Candidate

Bride with Burned Face Sparks Debate on Social Media Sites Selling Beauty Products

'Jealous' Maids Sentenced To Death for Killing Driver In UAE

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Push To Change Mindset of Saudi Women in Sports

Saudi Women Allowed To Operate Food Carts in Jeddah

Call for Pakistani Women Participation in Economic Activities

Wearing A Hijab Isn’t the Way You Should Show Support for Muslim Women

World Hijab Day: Irish Woman Who Became Muslim Shares Story

Fatwa against BJP Leader, S K Muddin, For Remarks on Triple Talaq

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

This sort of behaviour on the part of the Prophet of Islam teaches humanity and mankind to come and to release themselves from the habits and the fantasies of history and traditions. It teaches man to come down from the Pharaoh like throne, to put aside his pride and rough oppression and to bow his head when confronted by a woman. It teaches a woman to reach towards the glory and beauty of humanity and to put aside her old and new feelings of inferiority, humility and baseness....

 
ISIS Executes Three European Female Members for Spying
Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Husbands, Social Factors, Drive Kosovar Women to Join IS Militants

Kim Kardiashian West Has Waded Into the Donald Trump Muslim Ban Row

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Malala's 16th Birthday UN Speech to Turn Into Music for International Women's Day
Malala Yousafzai

Young Pakistani Hindu Girl Joins Police in Umer Kot

Kerala Government Doctor Goes Behind the Veil to Teach Muslim Women

23 Women Police Officers Get Training Under Australia Awards Program

Czech Judge Dismisses Hijab Ban Complaint by Somali Refugee Woman

Muslim LGBT Women Seek Support, Brace For Trump Presidency

For Omani Women In Public Office, Slow And Steady Wins The Race

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Iranian Actress to Shun Oscars in Protest of Trump Immigrant Ban

Afghanistan Seeks More Women to Join Its Army

PTI Women MPAs Boycott Assembly over 'Discrimination'

French Court Affirms One Burkini Ban, Rejects Another

Uniqlo Plans To Bring Line of Hijabs and Other Modest Wear to Canada

Sharjah Ladies Run To Boost Women's Fitness

Four Women Linked To Al Shabaab Freed On Sh500, 000 Bond Each

‘Marriage and Its Discontents’ and the Vocal Debate on Muslim Personal Law

German Girl Gets 6-Year Term For ‘IS’ Police Stabbing

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 
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