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Islam, Women and Feminism

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

 

Royal, 3 Women among 7 Executed – Manila ‘Sad’

Madeleine Albright Says She Is Prepared To Register As A Muslim Under Donald Trump

Yemeni Women Protest against Saudi Aggression Crimes

ISIS Women Executioner Gunned Down by Assailants in Mosul

Woman Floated As Hardline Candidate for Iranian Presidency

National Muslim Organization Names Three Women as Agents of Change in First Annual Courage Awards

4 Women among 25 Winners of Prize for Inventors, Talented

Tunisia's Fledgling Democracy, Through the Eyes of Two Young Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Muslim Girl, 4, Banned From Wearing Hijab by UK School

Only Woman Member Quits French Muslim Council

ECP Writes To Party Chiefs to Ensure Full Participation of Female Voters

SA For Spreading Awareness about Women Registration in Census

Hadara, Kayan Pact to Promote Muslim Women’s Advancement

Boko Haram ‘Abducts Many Women, Kills 3’ In Borno Village

Deep and Lasting Friendships Form In Jewish-Muslim Women's Group

USAID Supports Women’s Participation in Pak Trade Policy

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Terrorists Using Women for Their Heinous Crimes

Triple Talaq: Law Panel Studies Practices of Muslim Nations

Munira Ahmed: The Woman Who Became the Face of the Trump Resistance

If There Is a Ban in India, I Respect It: Mahira Khan

Gambia’s New President Names Woman as Vice President

5 Facts about Saudi Arabia’s Male Guardianship System

Under Sharia Law, These Women Are Immoral

Women Marching Worldwide Revive a Long-Sought Dream: Global Feminism

Roman Catholic School in Birmingham Bans 4-Year-Old Muslim Girl from Wearing Hijab, Sparks Row

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Discovering Feminist Students in the Middle East
Deborah Williams

Each student took a risk — stuck her neck out, we might say — in an effort to become the head of her own life. And in their conversations about the risks and challenges that confront them as young women, they came to see that difference is not a threat but is instead an opportunity for engagement and a source of strength....

 

Yemeni Women Join Workforce As More Become Sole Breadwinners

Muslim-Palestinian Linda Sarsour Makes History at Women's March

A Women-Only, Hijab-Friendly Salon Grows In Brooklyn

Five Lebanese Women Struggling With the Complex Systems of Divorce within A Multi-Faith Community

MPA Miss Abbasi Complains Of Indifference from Women MPAs

Rulers Lied to Nation on Aafia Issue: Fowzia

Iran Finalizes Five-Year Prison for Iranian-British Woman

Zaira Wasim Is Not Malala; Let's Not Make Her the Poster Girl for Women Empowerment

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Women’s March Brings Flood of Pink Hats, Fiery Rhetoric to Washington

Woman Charged After Tirade Against Muslim Woman Outside Macquarie University

These Muslim Teens Just Went To Their First Women's March, They Could Have Led it

Fake Muslim Registry Appears At Women's March

Indonesia’s Minangkabau Culture Promotes Empowered Muslim Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

US Dailies Carry Woman-In-Headscarf Protest Ads

Gujarat Village Poster: "Stay In The Veil, And The World Will Stay In Its Limits"

Oppressed by Religion, Kashmiri Women Are Forgetting How to Sing

Saudi Female Empowerment Highlighted At Global Conference

Pakistan woman cricketer and basketball player get GCU Roll of Honour

Dangal’s Zaira, Minister Trade Tweets On Hijab

UP elections: Empower women, train girls for state’s progress, says Shabana Azmi

Afghan Orchestra Puts Women's Rights Centre Stage At Davos

Nigeria: Sanusi Calls Out Parents, Leaders On Girl Education

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

UN Expert Calls For End To Saudi Ban On Women Driving

We Should Wear Hijabs For Donald Trump's Inauguration In Support Of 'Muslim Sisters', Says US Actress

Hyderabad HC Tells Government To Protect Muslim Women Offering Prayers

CoverGirl’s Nura Afia Is ‘Honoured’ to Represent Muslim Women

University Of Kansas Allocates Separate Lunch-Room For Muslim Women

Digital Skills Bootcamps To Empower Women In Pakistan

Burqa-Clad Women Suspected Of Radical Propaganda At Mymensingh School

Inaugural Protest Poster Stirs Debate Among Muslim American Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Afghanistan’s First All-Girl Orchestra Ready To Perform At Davos

Women-Only Seats On Air India Following ‘In-Flight Sex Attacks’

Muslim Women’s Group Say Loyalty To Britain Is Part Of The Islamic Faith

Views on Abortion Strain Calls for Unity at Women’s March on Washington

Malaysia: ‘Women, Feminists Should Support Changes To Shariah Court Powers’

Nigerian Govt Confirms Negotiation With Boko Haram To Free Chibok Girls

Burqa  Ban: Almost No Women In Perth Wear Garment, Imam Says

N.J. Court Upholds Firing Of Muslim Woman For Wearing Headscarf

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

In The Battle Over Who Gets To Define Islam, Why Should The Moderates Remain Silent?
Rafia Zakaria

If extremist interpretations that insist on the Burqa as a religious requirement can promote and propagate their position, shouldn’t the government or elected representatives of Muslim countries be similarly permitted to purport their opposition to certain interpretations? In the battle over who gets to define Islam, why should the moderates remain silent?...

Uber Dubai Gets Its First Female Limo Driver
Zaira Wasim

After Azmi, Kolkata’s Shahi Imam Advises Girls To Wear Decent Clothes To Avoid Rape

An Australia Day Billboard Featuring Muslim Girls Celebrating Is Set To Return After Threats Saw It Removed

Aamir Khan, Mohammad Kaif, Gautam Gambhir Come Out To Bat For 'Dangal' Girl Zaira Wasim

Kerala Muslim Girl Who Married A Hindu Boy Alleges Threat To Her Life From Islamist Outfit

Nigerian Govt Confirms Negotiation With Boko Haram To Free Chibok Girls

WIT To Mark World Hijab Day With Cultural Event

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

I Will Behead Aryan, AbRam If They Ever Hurt A Woman: SRK

Pakistan To Hold First Women International Film Festival

Nigeria: Bring Back Our Girls Activists Join Tour Of Former Boko Haram HQ

Meet the Muslim Mother Theresa, Edna Adan Ismail

Before Organizing The Women’s March On Washington, Linda Sarsour Fought For Muslim Holidays In NYC Schools

Harassing Girls Is ‘Anti-Democratic’, Says Baloch Activist Over Zaira Wasim’s Issue

Pakistan: Woman Sentenced To Death For Burning Daughter Alive

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

But with the kind of life that I chose, I know there will be intermittent times in my life when I obtain no money for what I do. But, Alhamdulillah, it’s all good. Since when did working a nine-to-five, and the cash flow that comes out of that—since when did that become the most important thing in life, anyway?...

 

Muslim Women Can Act As Guardians Of Properties Gifted To Their Children: Madras High Court

Australia Day Billboard Featuring Two Women Wearing Hijabs Causes Outrage

In Northern Afghanistan, Bereaved Women Join Fight Against IS

Indian-American Congresswoman to Not Attend Trump's Inauguration

Muslim woman racially assaulted in London

In Afghanistan, mourning women join fight against Islamic State

Obey the Court, Release El-Zakzaky, Wife, Amnesty Tells Nigerian Govt

Empowered Women Can Create A Stronger, Healthier Pakistan

Trump Asks Why US Is Bothering To Fight B'Haram When Chibok Girls Haven't Be Rescued

Indonesian Women Domestic Workers Start Coming To UAE

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 


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