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Islam, Women and Feminism

Pakistani Woman Creates World’s First Hand-Stitched Quran

Hamas Bans Women from Using Motorcycles

Saudi Women Respond To Cleric's Advice On Acceptable Attire

Saudi Woman Stands On the Stages of the Theatres of Europe

Jharkhand: Tension in Tribal Village after Girl Marries Muslim Man

Boko Haram Kidnaps 37 Women, Nine People Killed

When Muslim Women Are Allowed To Wear Headscarves in Germany, And When Not

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


After M’sian Female Imam Made Headlines, Will We Welcome Progressive Values in Islam on Our Shores?

Shell Removes Malaysian Woman Cut-outs over Groping Pics

Women Directors in Pakistan to More than Double in Three Years

ISIS Women Suicide Bombers Hit Iraqi Troops in Mosul, Kill 1

Dubai Launches Women-Only Ambulance Service

Suicide Bomber Dressed As Woman Kills 14 In Iraq

How Policymakers Can Support A New Crop Of Young, Qualified Women

130% Spike In Saudi Women Joining Workforce; 11.1 Million Expats In Private Sector

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


‘Please Brother, Don’t Kill Me:’ Iraqi Woman Buried Alive By Her Family

My Name Is Muslim, Born To Sikhs, Eye Peace: Miss India Runner-Up

Female Afghanistan Students Denied Chance to Attend US-Based Robotics Competition, But Iranians Given Go-Ahead

How Female Migrant Workers Changed the Face of Their Village in Bangladesh

Germany Offers Unprecedented Police Protection to Woman behind ‘Liberal Mosque’

Woman in a Fix after Bangladeshi Husband Flees With Passports

Bangladesh Arrests Three Female Militants

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Making India’s Muslim Women Change Agents through Education

Education levels the playing field and makes that promise a reality. Once that reality exists for Muslim women they will be able to deliver on that promise for India by helping others up the ladder of success. They will have the capacity to change the face of India and the landscape of the world....

Islamic State Document Shows Trade of Women Abductees

Talk Shows, Islamist Women and Post-Arab Spring Media

Abaya Trends in UAE Constantly Evolving In ‘Clash’ Between Fashion And Religious Modesty

Amal Awad: 'Arab Women Have Traditionally Been Written About In A Very Patronising Way'

How the Triple Talaq Case Became an Excuse For Muslim-Bashing

Bangladesh: 3 suspected women militants detained with firearms in Kushtia

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Racist Mob Knocks a Woman Unconscious' In Oxford

Swat Women Rights Activist Says Survived Armed Attack

African Immigrants Speak Out Against Female Genital Mutilation

Female Democrat Senators 'Brush Off' Female Scholars against Islamism

After Killing Of Muslim Girl near Virginia Mosque, Talk of Risks, Rights and Hijab

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ISIS Tricks Starving Yazidi Sex Slave Into Eating Her Own One-Year-Old Son

Racist Thug Who Slapped Muslim Woman in the Face with Rashers of Bacon

Muslim Girl Burned In Acid Attack on 21st Birthday Speaks Out Over Manhunt

Pakistan’s Jirgas: Buying Peace At The Expense Of Women’s Rights?

London Police Arrest Woman over ‘Syria-Related’ Terror Offenses

Women Progress to Higher Levels in Malaysia

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Beyond Triple Talaq, India Needs a Debate on How to Reform Muslim, Hindu Law
Narendra Subramanian

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Naziruddin Ahmad and Hussain Imam were open to the future adoption of a UCC formed through the confluence of India’s various religious and cultural traditions, rather than the imposition of Hindu norms or Western codes. The leaders who designed personal law policy after independence, such as Nehru and Ambedkar, were disengaged from Muslim initiatives and outlooks, mistook Muslim demands to retain religious laws for resistance to changes in these laws....


Death Threats Every Day For Woman Behind New Liberal Mosque

Arab Israeli Women Sue El Al Over Profiling and Strip Searches

Actress Soha Ali Khan Called 'Non-Muslim' For Wearing Pink Saree

Wife and Daughters of Muslim Official Face Islamophobic Attack in Bulgaria

French Mayor Bans Muslims from Wearing Burkinis and Headscarves at Leisure Park

Immigrant Women Fear Deportation under Trump If They Report Domestic Abuse, Advocates Say

Nigeria: Women Leader Chides Husbands Abdicating Responsibilities

Trans Women in Malaysia Need Support and Accountability in the Face of Increasing Violence

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Violence against Women: Some Inconvenient Data for the Corrupt UN
Burak Bekdil

Violence finds particularly fertile ground in societies where the dominant "culture" is derived from Islamist conservatism. At the beginning of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, for instance, a Turkish professor of theology, Cevat Aksit, said during a television shows that: "Women who are not fasting due to menstruation and eat on the street during Ramadan can get beaten."...


Muslim Girls in Poland to Study Holocaust Turned Away From Lublin Synagogue

Muslim Aspiring Model Severely Injured In London Acid Attack on Her 21st Birthday

Mothers 'An Unseen Force' In 'Honour' Abuse

Muslim Mother-Of-Two Claims Council Told Her Not To Waste Her Time Filling In Adoption Forms Because There Were No Children of Her Faith Available

If You Follow Islam, You Will Never Ignore Women’s Education: RashidaBadsha

South Philadelphia Mosque Takes On Matchmaking of Black Muslim Women

How A Hashtag On Wednesdays Is Fighting Iran's Dress Code For Women

Thailand's Open Sex Scandal: Teen Girls Served As ‘Desserts’

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Lancashire Muslim Parents Group Say School's Headscarf 'Not Modest Enough'

Women Hostages Forced To Sex Slavery by Maute Terrorists, Military Says

Too Many Afghan Women in London Face Racism, Sexism – And Unwanted Pregnancies

Islamic Feminist Scholar: No Better Time For Rouhani to Nominate Women to His Cabinet

FGM: American Muslim Physician Says Stop Defending the Abuse of Girls and Women

Female Democratic Senators Wouldn't Even Look Us in the Eye

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A Fatwa against Sexual Violence: The Story of a Historic World Congress of Female Islamic Scholars

Israel Freezes Plan For Mixed-Sex Jewish Prayer Site At Western Wall

Muslim Worker Ordered To Change Hijab Due to 'Terrorist Affiliation'

Muslim Woman Afraid To Leave Home after Car Is Torched In Hate Crime Attack in England

Woman Who Crashed Car into Crowd of Muslims on Video Saying: 'I Tried To Brake'

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Afghan Women Refugees Resurrected As India's Plastic Waste Warriors

At Women-Only Salon in Brooklyn, Muslim-Americans Prepare For Eid

Thari Women to Make History by Driving 60-Tonne Dump Trucks in Coal Fields

Employer Insulted Muslim Real Estate Agent in UK over 'Terrorist Hijab'

Unicef Hails Special Court For Sexual Crimes Against Children

Be the Best At What You Do, Daretoinspire Charges Young Muslim Women

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'Forced' Conversion: I Want To Live With My Husband, Ravita Says In Sindh HC

Israeli Airline Can't Make Women Move Seats for Religious Reasons, Court Rules

Mosque under Construction in Mali to Honour Nabra Hassenen, Slain During Ramadan

Bangladesh Actress Happy Turns to a Fully-Veiled Ultra-Conservative Islamic Preacher

UK Muslim Woman Sues Employer After He Claims Black Hijab Has ‘Terror Affiliations’

Let Women Drive and Make Own Decisions, Saudi Activist Urges New Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia to Host Women's Professional Event

2 Detroit-Area Women Charged In US Genital Mutilation Probe

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Turkish Woman Assaulted For 'Wearing Shorts in Ramzan'

Women's Sport Week: Meet the 'Kick-Ass' Muslim Sporting Pioneers

Beijing's Female-Only Mosque Shows Islam with a Chinese Spin

Dead Female Militant at Atia Mahal Identified As Morjina

Malaysian PM: Special SOP Needed To Handle Sexual Crimes Involving Children

Sorry Ladies, You’re the Wrong Kind of Muslims

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Meet Ummul Kher Who Battled Bone Disorder, Unsupportive Parents, Lived In a Slum and Cracked UPSC Exam

Afghan Women to Get A Voice Through New Magazine And TV Channel

Muslim Women in Nottingham Avoid Public Transport after Terror Attacks

Turkish Woman Files Petition for Re-Arrest of Released Assailant

This Indian Woman Wrote a Heart-Warming Facebook Post Praising Pakistan's Cricket Team

Ex-Pakistan Chief Justice Calls Triple Talaq 'Invalid In Islam' and 'Unacceptable'

Islamic Community Provides Women’s Self Defence Classes

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Madras High Court Reverses Ruling In Favour Of Muslim Woman’s Husband

Five Female Suicide Bombers Kill 12 In Nigeria

Muslim Women 'Assaulted In Belfast' After Manchester and London Terror Attacks

Meet the Women Who Run Their Own Law Firm in Pakistan

Teenage Muslim Girl Killed Near Virginia Mosque, Police Say Not Hate Crime

Women in Dubai Jails Get Special Eid

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Dear Abba (Father), Thank You for Your Unwavering Faith in Women
Fatima Khayam

As I began to ask questions about Islam that may have horrified some parents, my father was there to encourage me to explore and to guide me on how to be a good person regardless of his beliefs or mine. He is a very rational person, and questions are always welcome in our household....


How Muslim Women Lending Christians Hijabs to Escape ISIS in the Philippines

Muslim Girl Assaulted Outside Mosque, Found Murdered In U.S.

Hindu Underage Girl 'Forcibly Converted and Married Off' In Tharparkar, Pakistan

UK: Pakistan-Origin Muslim Man Faces Racial Slurs by Woman

Parents of Converted Hindu Girl Change Home Due To Fear in Pakistan

Pakistan Govt Proposes Rs2.7b for Women Empowerment in 5-Year Plan

Arab Women Feared Dead in Grenfell Blaze Had Campaigned For Fire Safety

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Employing Women: Economic Empowerment Is a Distant Dream
Anum Malkani

Yes, there is a supply issue: women are not encouraged to pursue careers the way men are. Even those women who are given the right opportunities struggle every step of the way: juggling responsibilities at work while shouldering the burden of housework, child-rearing and elderly care; dealing with a society that labels working mothers as neglectful; and surviving in workplaces that are tailor-made for men....


Wonder Woman Kindles Controversy in the Arab World

Israel's Christian-Arab Transgender Beauty Queen Opens Up: 'I’m Lucky to Be an Israeli'

Kurdish Female Commander Klara Reqa Fights against ISIS in Raqqa: Syria

Art Student Challenges Stereotypes of British Muslim Women

Sporty Hijabs Encourage Muslim Girls to Hit Field of Play

Woman Hopes To Become Department's First Cop to Wear Hijab

Muslim Women File Human Rights Complaint in Canada

Reducing Gender Gaps Would Significantly Benefit Women and Society

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In Germany, a New ‘Feminist’ Islam Is Hoping To Make a Mark

Pakistan Rape Victim Attends US Opera She Inspired

Man Kills Two Sisters for ‘Honour’ In Faisalabad

A Saudi Woman Who Got Behind the Wheel and Never Looked Back

World Bank Aims To Help Poor, Women Access Digital Banking

Activist Zafar Khan Lynched to Death in Rajasthan for Objecting Photography of Women Defecating In Open

Najib: Government Safeguards Women’s Interest in National Policy Formulation

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Untangling the Debate on Triple Talaq
New Age Islam News Bureau

Untangling the Debate on Triple Talaq

Canada: Muslim Women File Human Rights Complaint Alleging Islamophobia

Muslims Are Incorporating Their Hijabs into Stunning Cosplay

ODM’s SteveMboga Throws Super Iftar for Muslim Women in Starehe, Jaguar to CRY Again

Hijab Hate, Political "Purges" And Green Leadership Vote

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Indonesia Enlists Female Clerics in the Fight against Extremism

Two South Australian Muslim Women Want to Break down Barriers And Umpire In The AFL

Opposition Walks Out Of Pak Punjab Assembly over Remarks against Women

Pakistan: Women Get 50pc Share in PM Youth Loan Scheme

A New Book Examines Conditions under the Hijab in Pakistan

Nursery Children Join Women Workers for Iftar

Bag of Vomit Thrown At Muslim Woman's Car in Suspected Hate Crime in Lancashire

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