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Islam, Women and Feminism

Men Deny Us Equality, Not the Qur'an
Amrit Dhillon

Understanding that the Qur’an gives women equal rights have made Jahan Ara happier. After separating from her husband, she struggled to find peace. It finally came with her Qazi training, during which she learned exactly what Islam had to say about women....

Ivanka Trump and the World Bank Have a New Idea to Help Women Globally

Mother of Two Murdered In Shangla in Suspected Honour Killing

Progress for Saudi Women: Number of Female Workers Surges 130% in Four Years

As Malala Yousafzai Graduates High School, Global Luminaries Including Bill Gates, Justin Trudeau Congratulate Her

India Denies Medical Visa to Pakistani Woman Seeking Cancer Treatment

Pa. Mosque Tackles Matchmaking for Black Muslim Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Kerala: Mother Seeks Return of Daughter Who 'Joined' ISIS

National Flag Carrier Iran Air Gets First Female CEO

Manchester Teenage 'Hate Mob Surrounded a 14-Year-Old Muslim Schoolgirl and Chanted 'ISIS' At Her

Dubai-Based Girl Bags NRI of the Year Award

Growing Cases of Women Killings Worry Turkey

Assault on Muslim Woman Costs Perth Man $2400

Muslim Husband Chops Off Wife's Fingers Because She Won't Drop Out of College

Trump Intervenes To Allow Afghan Girls to Enter US Robotics Competition

Bangladesh Cuts Red Tape to Bring Home Girls Sex Trafficked To India

Activists: Yemeni Policewomen Beat Up Women at Rally

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Saudi Arabia Approves Physical Education Program in Girls’ Schools

Lebanese Woman Digs up Son’s Grave to Make Space for Syrian Boy

India: UP Village Tense over Hindu-Muslim Marriage

214m Women, Around the World, Don’t Use Modern Family Planning Methods: Patel

Despite Threats, Woman Who Opened Liberal Mosque in Berlin Keeps Fighting For Religious Freedom

European Court Of Human Rights Upholds Belgium's Ban on Burqas and Full-Face Islamic Veils

Nigerian Man Reveals Why Muslim Women Are Not Allowed To Wear Perfumes

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Muslim Women Seek Priest’s Blessings on Guru Purnima

Iranian Women Spark Debate by Defying Hijab Rule in Cars

Female Afghan Pilot Arrives To Kabul On Historic Solo Round-The-World Flight

'TechGirls' from Middle East and North Africa head to US

Mother, Daughter Killed For ‘Honour’ In Lahore

Women Have Right to Model, Groups Say after Shell Standees Removed

Religious office to handle burial of abused girl

Afghan-American Female Pilot Seeks To Inspire Young Women

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Female Suicide Bombers Become ISIL's Last Weapon in Mosul

Self-Defense Class Prepares Texas Muslim Women to Fight Back Against Hate

Afghan Cycling Sisters Take Refuge in Home of ‘Grand Boucle’

Progress Linked to Women’s Empowerment: Dr Umar Saif

“Rate at Which Girls Are Spending Time on Social Network Is Worrisome” – Sultan of Sokoto

Female Appointments to Key Positions Show KSA Commitment to Modernization, Says UAE's Lubna Qassim

Muslim Women Wearing Hijabs Are Most At Risk of Islamophobic Attacks - And Only One In Four Australians Would Step In To Stop Racist Abuse

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Egyptian MP Calls for Law to Grant Female Divorcees Part of Husband’s Salary

Saudi Female Driver Speaks Out For Women: 'Your Rights Are Taken, Not Given'

Seconds from Detonation: Female Suicide Bomber Holding Her BABY Is Pictured Moments Before She Blew the Two of Them Up In Mosul in A Bid to Slaughter Soldiers

ISIS Poster Girl Sally Jones Prepares For Last Stand and Will Stay in Syria 'Until Death'

Women Bear the Brunt of Islamophobia: Charles Sturt University Report

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Thrown Out Of Home After Triple Talaq for Bearing a Baby Girl, the Victim Says Might Convert To Hinduism

‘Not Love Jihad’: Muslim Man Moves SC as Kerala HC Scraps Wedding To Hindu Woman

Madras HC Comes To Rescue of Muslim Woman Who Fled Her Marital Home

Boston Woman Claims Hijab Discrimination While Shopping

Saudi Women Entrepreneurs Make Businesses Bloom

NASFAT Women Strategise To Enhance Capacity Development

Six In Ten Dutch Converts Making Their Way to Syria and Iraq Were Women

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Muslim Group Says Shell Ad to Blame for ‘Exploiting’ Women

Strict New Official Dress Code for Women Sparks Anger in Uganda

Afghan All-Girl Engineering Team Denied US Visas While Robot Granted Entry

The Malaysian Islamic Development Department Chides Woman for Her Pet Dog

Kurdish female sniper laughs off ISIS bullet that missed her

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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

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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

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‘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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