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Islam, Women and Feminism

Saudi Women's Rights Activist Samar Badawi Appears In Court

‘Objection till the End of the World to Pass Triple Talaq’: Advocate Bader Sayeed

Shahrdari Bam Champions Of Iran Women’s Football League

The Religious Symbols Law Doesn't Make Muslim Women Vulnerable, Quebec Prime Minister Says

Gender Is No Joke for Arab Female Stand-Up Comedians in UAE

Regime Prison Ordeal Leads Syrian Woman To Help Others

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Pools in France Close after Women Defy Burkini Ban

The Legal Loophole of Religious-Only Marriages Is Trapping Victims Of Grooming And Forced Relationships

Major Fatima Isaacs a Senior Female Officer Charged Over Headscarf, Outrage In South Africa

Women’s Universities May Appear in Turkey for First Time

Free Self-Defence Class for Dunedin Muslim Women

Columbia Police Investigate Threat against Muslim Woman

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Stricter control of educational centres and essential sex education for children and their mothers are fundamental to strategies to protect the nation’s precious children from the most horrible cycle of abduction, rape and murder....

How a Former Child Bride Got A Fatwa Against Child Marriage

Iran May Scrap Ban on Women Passing Nationality to Children

France's 'Operation Burkini' Is About Treating All Women with Dignity and Respect

Children of Saudi Women Married To Foreigners Have Residency, Work Rights

Malala Makes 'Booksmart' Actors’ Day at Pakistan-NZ Match

Iraq Sentences Indonesian Women to Jail for Joining ISIS

Syrian Woman Recalls Regime Torture, Condition Of Women In Prisons

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Pakistan has a fertility rate of 3.6 births per woman, one of the highest in the world. Poorly educated, facing physical and sexual violence and with little to no access to information, Pakistan’s women are being asked to raise a new generation in a society that is already facing major resource constraints....

 

Tehran University Student Leila Hosseinzadeh Sentenced To 3.5 Years

Selling Sketches and Clothes, Libyan Women Set Up Businesses against the Odds

UN Report: Women Too Often Suffer Violence in Families

Children of Saudi Women Married To Foreigners Have Residency, Work Rights

Pakistan: How One Girl Overcame the Armed Men Who Blocked Her School

New Jersey Woman Sentenced For Supporting ISIS — Again

Muslim SANDF Major's Hearing Over Refusal to Remove Headscarf Set For August

Enterprise Closed Over ‘Disrespect Toward Women’

Syrian Woman Recalls Regime Jail Torture, Rape Threats

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Nikah is essentially a contract laid down in a ‘Nikahnama’ drawn between the husband and the wife. This contract can have conditions and has a compulsory ‘consideration’ (Meher) to be paid at the time of the marriage. This consideration is paid by the man to the wife, and can be at time waived off by the woman as per her own will. So the basic difference between a Hindu Marriage and a Muslim Marriage is that for Hindus, marriage is a divine sacrament whereas for Muslims, it is contract drawn between the husband and the wife....

Muslim Women Defy Ban to Swim In Burkinis at French Pool

Most Arab Men Would Accept A Woman As Their Country's Leader

Approval Of Arbitration Council Compulsory For Second Marriage: IHC

The Women Who Came Home: Kazakhstan Tries To Rehabilitate Islamic State Returnees

South African National Defence Force Major to Face Disciplinary Action For 'Refusing To Remove Her Headscarf'

Saudi Pilot Yasmeen Al-Maimani’s First Flight Celebrated

Public Forum to Celebrate the Diversity Of Muslim Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

How Malika Favre’s Arab News Cover Image Of A Woman Driving Made Its Mark In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Justice Ministry To Launch Women’s Notary Departments

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom

Marriage Contracts Solidify Saudi Women's Constitutional Right To Drive

Aisha Ahmad Suleiman: 'People Tried To Stop Me Playing Polo'

One Woman’s Quest for a Driving License in Saudi Arabia

What Has Changed Since Saudi Women Started Driving?

For One Saudi Woman, New Driving License Is ‘A Well-Deserved Privilege’

Muslim Women Covered Their Faces Due To Open Economy – Muslim Religious Affairs, Sri Lanka

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Saudi Justice Ministry To Launch Women’s Notary Departments

Minister Highlights UAE Women’s Strides in Cairo

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom

Dubai Women Establishment Reviews Past Projects, Future Plans

A Social Activist Files Police Complaint Against UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman On Account Of Wife Harassment

Saudi Writer Amina Al-Hasan Focuses On ‘Reality of Women’ Amid Social Change

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Kuwaiti Married Women To Be ‘Paid’ Monthly Salary Without Going To Office

Bahrain Named Among Top Ecosystems For Female Start-Ups

Owaisi Should Be Happy That 'Certain Protections' Being Made For Muslim Women: Member AIMPLB

12 Women Arrested In Oman For Participating In Immoral Activities

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

“The idea of Pakistan when it first started was completely different from what we see today. There was no question of religion coming into politics. Everybody was free to follow their worship as they pleased...

 

From Somali Refugee to England's First Female Muslim Football Referee

Pakistan to Set Up Special Courts to Tackle Violence against Women

India: Triple Talaq Bill Tabled In Lok Sabha amid Opposition

Dubai Police Free 17-Year-Old Girl From Prostitution

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Pakistan to Create 1,000 Courts to Tackle Violence against Women

Saudi Arabia Reaffirms Support for Empowerment of Women

Malawi Parliament Elects First-Ever Female Speaker

Food Blogger Claims She Was Attacked At Starbucks for Wearing a Hijab

Coalition of Muslim Women of KW Asks Police to Help In the Fight against Islamophobia

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

US: Muslim Woman Says She Was Attacked In Coffee Shop

Bahrain Beats London, Silicon Valley on Ratio Of Female Startup Founders

UK Muslim Father Faces Jail for Mental Abuse of His Daughters

Why Some Canadian Muslims Celebrated the Quebec Hijab Ban

Nigar Johar Khan Becomes Third Woman in Pak History To Hold Major General Rank

Three Women’s Rights Activists Summoned To Evin Prosecutor’s Office

Meet The Mother Of Three Who Is Egypt's First Female Maestro

Egypt Hosts Regional Conference on Child Marriage, FGM

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

India’s Muslim Religious Bodies to Oppose New Bill on Triple Talaq

The Fast and Strong Manal Rostom on Wearing the Hijab While Running Marathons

First Kashmiri Woman Awarded ‘Influential Personality in Muslim World’ Is a Teacher of Life Lessons

A Year On The Road: Saudi Women Create First Women’s Car Club In The Kingdom

Bahrain Tops Silicon Valley, London for Female Startups

New Jersey Woman Admits Role in Smuggling $2 Million In Airplane Parts To Iran

Funeral Procession Showed Iranian Women’s Resilient Spirits

Scores Of Yemeni Women Arrested By Houthis In 'Political' Anti-Sex Work Campaign

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

The plight of women (who constitute 48.52 per cent of the total population of 37,209,007) in Afghanistan has been pulled into focus in recent months, as many in the war-torn country worry that the limited rights available to women will be lost if the United States makes a deal with the Taliban….

 

FIFA Tells Saudis to Stop Pirating Women's World Cup TV Feeds

Muslim Female Artists Reflect On Identity and a Sense of Belonging In Manchester

Nisa Homes to Open Shelter for Muslim Women in Edmonton

Asiya Andrabi Admits Her Involvement in Receiving Funds from Foreign Sources: NIA

Rescued Women in Nigeria Return to Boko Haram Fighters

Pak Women Need Maximum Int’l Exposure for Better Results: Malik

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Iranian Female Swimmer Elham Asghari Sets Record with No Government Support

Womankind’s Giant Leap: Who Will Be The First Female Moonwalker?

Organization of Islamic Cooperation to Hold Meeting on Women’s Empowerment

Glasgow Muslim Women's Project Tackles Belief in Black Magic in BAME Communities

Ford Saudi Women Driver Survey Shows Love of SUVs, Trucks

Egypt Calls On OIC to Hold Round-Table on Empowering Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Saudi Arabia Hunting Down Fleeing Women by Tracking IMEI Number On Their Cellphones

‘Freedom Fields’ Documentary Puts Libyan Women Back On the World's Cinematic Stage

The Woman Fighting For the Arts amid Conflict in Yemen

Saudi Team Helps Child Soldiers Become ‘Peace-Builders’

“We Should Be Fearful”: Muslim Women on the Prospect of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister

Iran Regime Increases Pressure on Women Defying Forced Hijab

Filipina Players Dominate at Women’s Bowling Championship in Jeddah

Women Continue To Be Persecuted In Iran

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

The Rise of Female Sharia Judges (Qazis) in India

Muslim Women of Karnataka Pray To Hanuman Seeking Good Rain

Saudi Arabia Opens Applications For Recruitment Of Female Soldiers, Immigration Officers

Muslim Women Say Islamophobia Worse after Christchurch Mosque Attack

There Is a Dip in Oral Triple Talaq Complaints: Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan

Egypt Reiterates Calls to Eliminate FGM Locally, Protect Women

Jakarta Administration Cans Meeting With Women's Wing of HTI and 'Indonesia without Feminists'

Congress to Oppose Bill on Triple Talaq; Raises Fundamental Points

Girl Students and Other Strata Of Women In Iran Continue Their Protests

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Woman admits scheme to smuggle aircraft parts to Iran

Muslim Woman Investigated Her Own Hate Crime After NYPD Dismissed Her Case

Iranians Boycott Ride-Hailing App after Hijab Controversy

State Security Force Further Ramps up Pressure On Iranian Women

Female Football Fans Brutalized in Iran on the Eve of Women’s World Cup

Number of Female Judges And Prosecutors In Turkey At Its Highest

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau

Public floggings, economic disempowerment, social stigmatization: These are daily reminders to the women of my country, Iran, that in the eyes of their government they are lesser....

 

“Islamic feminism” per se nor around the meaning of this expression, because in the end, both trends may be seen as “Islamic knowledge” that aims at anchoring Islamic justice to the (legal) relationships of men and women within and outside the family….

 

Montreal Woman Says STM Bus Driver Didn't Stop For Her Because Of Her Niqab

Paterson Police Welcome First All-Female Class and First Hijabi Officer

Boris Johnson Defends Comments about Veiled Muslim Women At Launch

Islamic Charities Push Death for ‘Apostates’ And Female Subjugation

Poor Services for Women and Statistics are Alarming: Fadoua Bakhadda

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 


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