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Islam, Women and Feminism

Triple Talaq Unconstitutional, Violates Muslim Women's Rights: Allahabad HC

Cab-Hailing Company Careem Launches Women Drivers in Conservative Pakistan

Husbands, Suitors Spurn Middle Eastern Women Disfigured By War

Two Muslim Women Create Eco-Friendly Building Bricks from Gaza’s War Remains

I Spoke Up To Make Pakistani Women Strong and To Defend My Husband, Says Faryal Makhdoom

Egyptian Women's Rights Advocate Azza Detained

Woman in Eastern Aleppo Dies in Wheelchair As Husband Looks For Doctor

Washington Cab Driver Threatens First Somali-US Lawmaker Ilhan Omar, Calls Her 'Isis'

Facing the Age of Trump Together: Jewish and Muslim Women Build 'Sisterhood'

More than 420 abused women get protection in Dubai

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Emirati WOMEN Take to the Streets to Create Works of Art

Germany May Join Countries That Restrict Muslim Women’s Dress

Two Muslim Women in New York Subject To Hate Crimes in 36 Hours

Egyptian Woman Weighing 500 Kg Gets Visa After Indian External Affairs Minister Intervention

Defusing Bombs, Defying Stereotypes: KP Woman to Become First Female BDU Member

Dhaka Metropolitan Police Data Reveals Women Repression Cases Are Barely Investigated

Perlis to Make It Easier To Register Muslim Marriages in Malaysia, Done Abroad

CNN Reporter: U.S. Women Should Wear Headscarves in Solidarity With Muslim Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Hijab-Clad Muslim Cop Called ‘ISIS’, Harassed In US

US Embassy in Pakistan Hosts Discussion on Violence against Women

Inside A Self-Defense Class for Muslim Women in NYC

Edmonton Police Investigate After Man Ties Noose, Threatens Two Muslim Women

Pakistan Prepares for Its First-Ever Women’s Kabaddi Championship

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Campaign in Riyadh Urges Women to Report Domestic Violence

US: White Man Allegedly Harasses Hijab-Clad ‘Hero’ Muslim Cop, Calls Her ‘ISIS’

Hijab-Wearing Student Assaulted On NY Subway Train

Most Muslim Women against Triple Talaq, Feel Activists

Female ISIS Member Carries Out Attack in Sirte

PTI Tasks MNA Sajida Zulfiqar to Alleviate Reservations of KP's Women Wing

Zimbabwe: Zim Makes Strides on Women in the Workplace

Young achievers change perceptions at TEDx Dubai event

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Sultan Shahin, Founding Editor, New Age Islam while speaking in UN Human Rights Council, Geneva on behalf of Asian-Eurasian Human Rights Forum on Agenda Item 9, General Debate, 26 September, 2016 expressed that “in my own country, India, Muslim husbands can utter the word Talaq, meaning divorce, thrice in a row, and legally throw their wives out of their homes in less than a minute”. He also said that “While these are gross violations of human rights, they also amount to denigrating the religion of Islam....

Women Driving: Female Member Makes Emotional Appeal in Shoura

Amr Diab Responds To Concert Ban on Egyptian Veiled Women

Muslim Teen Girls Wins Lego Robotics Competition

Saudi Academic: End Gender Segregation in Islam

After “Historic Victory”, Trupti Desai to Enter Haji Ali Dargah Today

Who Are the Women Named in Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council?

Saudi Ban on Women Drivers Still Rankles

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Probe Begins Against Influentials over ‘Exploitation’ Of Young Girls in Pakistan

Bahraini Activist: Female Inmates Tortured, Raped in Jails

Egyptian Veiled Women Banned From Amr Diab Concert

Egyptian Women Innovate To Weather Hard Times

Meet The Kashmiri Who Is Coaching India’s Women’s Soccer Team

Daughter of Indonesia's Founding President Arrested Over Alleged Anti-Government Plot, Amid Mass Protests

Men Attack Muslim Woman, Shout ‘Donald Trump’ On 6 Train, NYPD Says

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind Calls Triple Talaq Un-Islamic

'Know Your Rights' App for Saudi Women Attracts 50,000 Subscribers

11.67m Women Missing From Peshawar Voters List

ASIYA Designs Sports Hijab for Muslim Women

Girls' Marriage before 18 Years: Rights Activists Fear Abuse of Provision in Bangladesh

Think Tank: Not All Radicalised Women Commit Violent Acts

Australian Judge Refuses to Hear Muslim Woman's Evidence Until She Takes Off Veil

Women Represent a New Threat in ISIS’ Strategy

Rich tribute pours in on Bahrain Women’s Day

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Woman Wears Hijab, Burkini in Minnesota Beauty Pageant

Pakistan Women Share Iqbal’s Message in Special Sitting

Women Migrants Fearing Rape Take Contraceptive Injections

Why Do So Many Muslim Women Find It Hard To Integrate In Britain?

Women Education Fuels GDP Growth By 3%

Journey of Emirati Women in Four Decades

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Right-Wing Extremism Is Pushing Muslim Women towards Conservative Islam
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

The new world order will push more Muslims towards Salafism or Wahhabism, which will, in turn, whip up more hatred and right wing nationalism. An all-out culture war looms. This, as Obama told his daughters, is no time to take up a foetal position and hide. Good liberals and progressive Muslims must wake up and together confront the emerging forces of darkness....

Dutch Parliament Votes to Ban Burqas, Niqabs in Some Public Places

Women Re-Enter Haji Ali, Now Set Sights On Triple Talaq, Polygamy

Hijab-Clad US University Student Struck In Face with Glass Bottle

British woman can adopt girl found in box in Egypt, judge rules

Triple Talaq: Muslim Woman Writes a Letter in Blood to Chief Justice of India, Seeks Justice or Permission to Die

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Says Women Must Drive

UAE Can Be Regional Pioneer for Women’s Rugby

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Canada Television Station Promotes First Muslim Woman in Hijab to Read the News

Indian Court Lets Hindu Girl Live With Muslim Boyfriend

Mass Muslim Marriages, Applications Invited

Safa Al Hashem: Kuwait’s Lone Women’s Voice in Parliament

Muslim Teen First to Compete In Hijab for Miss Minnesota

Arab Woman Awards to Pay Tribute to Bin Karam Bin Sharjah

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


 There are clearly a lot of differences between the five schools of thought, and the best way forward, as reiterated by other clerics and stakeholders, are discussions and dialogues to arrive at laws and procedures consistent with constitutional norms of equality....

Fresh Mindset Needed To Break Patriarchal Mould
Syeda Hameed

As regards Muslims, had those who call themselves Aalims used their Ilm to understand what thousands of women petitioners were saying to us, they would have themselves applied the corrective. And banned the obnoxious practice of triple Talaq, called Talaq-e-Bidat (meaning forbidden), anti-Quran and anti-Islam. They would have banned polygamy instead of...

Pakistani Market Where Women Seek Justice – A Women-Only Market

Turkey Detains ‘Wanted Kurdish Female Militant’ At Istanbul Airport

Muslim Women's Group Puts Up Billboard That Condemns Violence

Hijab Grab Escape: The Video That Helps Muslim Women Fight Bigotry

Civil Status to Open Centres To Issue Women Ids in Schools, Universities in Saudi Arabia

Cab Driver Gets Jail in UK for ‘Misogyny’ Against Muslim Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


You’ll be Scarred For Life If you  BeatMe
Aisha Sarwari

Women don’t deserve to be beaten. Period. Their strength can sometimes be counterproductive in the current hostile environment. It gives the wife beater extra brownie points amongst his peers for putting a more prized one under his thumb. It is a woman’s vulnerability that makes her strong....


The Feminist Trying to Change Saudi Arabia’s Strict Islamic Law
Souad al-Shammary, a graduate of Islamic law

Muslim Women Entrepreneurs against ‘Religious Extremism’

Domestic Abuse Victim Describes 'Scary' IS Promises

Women's Activist Nikhath Fathima Explains Why She Quit Muslim Personal Law Board

30 Years after Shah Bano, 'Islamic Feminists' Fight Back

HuffPo: Muhammad Was ‘History’s First Feminist’

Meet the Women Who See the Hijab as a Feminist Accessory

Muslim Speaker Demystifies the Role of Women in Islam

Why Do So Many Muslim Women Find It Hard To Integrate In Britain?

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Somali-American Teen to Be First Fully-Covered Muslim Contestant in Miss Minnesota USA
Somali-American Halima Aden

We Can’t Leave Girls and Young Women Behind In the Pursuit of Education: Islamic Relief Worldwide

Muslim Shopper Wearing a Hijab Harassed By Woman at Grocery

Kurdish Female Fighters Celebrate International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

UN’s Ban: Violence against Women, Girls ‘Imposes Large-scale Costs’

Women and Justice: Istanbul Summit Opens To Discuss Women's Issues

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


80 Percent of Women in Pakistan Enduring Mental, Physical Torture

Plight of Muslim ‘Child Brides’ In Sri Lanka

Bangladesh’s Girls' Age for Marriage: 18 Years, With Exceptions

Two Pakistani Women Awarded Chirac Prize in Paris for Conflict Prevention

PNU, Sports Authority Sign Deal to Promote Women’s Sport in Saudi Arabia

Islam Ensures Rights to Women: Punjab Chief Minister

Australia Launches Programme for Pakistani Women

Feminists for Implementation of Anti-Violence Laws

Pakistani Women’s Team Bag Gold at Bangkok in 2nd Asian Roll Ball Championship

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

BeatMe a Campaign by UN Women Pakistan
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BeatMe a Campaign by UN Women Pakistan

Hunters Rescue 8 Women, Children from Boko Haram

Pakistan’s Punjab Govt to Hold Awareness Campaign about Pro-Women Initiatives

Dutch Politicians Debate Ban on Muslim Headwear

Muslim Woman Teaches Self-Defence to Hijab-Wearing Women as Attacks Increase

Can Muslim Women Expect Reform From Within?

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Triple Talaq: From Prescriptive Functionalism to Transformative Constitutionalism in Patriarchy
Dr. Nafees Ahmad

However, Talaq-ul-Hasan is also regarded proper and approved form of Talaq and has provision of revocation.  But the words of Talaq are to be pronounced three times in the successive periods of purity.  It is immensely important to note that the husband may revoke the first and second pronouncements either expressly or by resuming conjugal canopy of cohabitation and consummation and same tantamount to as if no Talaq was made at all. ...

Tokyo Holds Its First Fashion Show for Muslim Women

Saudi Girl Who Ran Away From Family Blames Women for ‘Inciting’ Escape

Boko Haram Reportedly on Rampage near Site of Girls' Abduction

Triple Talaq: AIMPLB's Decision to Establish a Women's Wing Is Just A Token Gesture

BISP and UN Women Sign MOU to Tackle Gender Inequality

Women Police in Bangladesh: Significant Rise in Number, But Challenges Still There

Two Qatari Women Robbed On Paris Motorway in 5m Euro Heist

Man arrested for raping 9-year-old girl in North of Afghanistan

Hundreds of women march to Parliament demanding Maria’s release

Meet the Women Helping Muslims Stay Safe after the Election

Migrating Children Being Indicted In Crimes They Never Commit: Jail Evidence

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Triple Talaq Should Be Deliberated With Open Mind: All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board

Why the 'Birchbox for Muslim Women' Is Sending Customers Pepper Spray

Canada’s 1st Hijabi Anchor Hopes to Change Stereotype

Women Leaders in an Arab World Still Plagued By Inequality

Indian-Origin Muslim Woman Wins Local Election in US

Who Are the Women Running in Kuwait’s Election?

Empowering Muslim Women Means Empowering Muslim Youth

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Horrific Cases of Women Abuse in Afghanistan
Musa Khan Jalalzai

The irony is that this trade continues even under the nose of the Unity Government, while sexual abuse of young girls in safe houses, police stations, prisons and private jails of foreign forces, as well as that of war criminals in districts and provinces, has now become a national shame. Private security companies, government officials, IS commanders, and even Taliban are also involved in episodes of child sex....


All India Muslim Personal Law Board Forms Women's Wing

In New Amendments, Malaysian Shariah Courts To Lose Say on Civil Marriages

Andhra Pradesh Muslim Women Move Apex Court In Support Of Triple Talaq

Women University to Be Set Up In Swat

Women Increasingly Join the Fight in Israel's Army

Sikh Harassed, Woman Attacked After Bandanna Mistaken For Hijab In U.S.

PPP Senator Seeks Increased Women’s Role in Council of Islamic Ideology

Blind Saudi Woman Wins License to Practice Law

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

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