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Islam, Women and Feminism

There is a misconception that Islam does not allow a woman the right to divorce her husband. This lie is spread and made powerful by the halting of the education of girls and women by men, by cultural stigma, and by the mullahs who want to maintain power. But a woman who can read the Qur’an soon learns that her subjugation and oppression is a man-made construct....

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Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

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Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

The 1986 Act actually defines the rights of a Muslim woman on divorce. Section 3 says that she will be entitled to a fair and reasonable amount for maintenance. She will also be entitled to the property she receives from her relatives and the relatives of her husband....

 

“When he returned from Hira, the first person who covered him was a woman and the first person he spoke to was a woman. A woman was the first to believe in him. A woman was the first to pray with him. A woman was the first to die for him....

 

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Muslim Woman Fights for Israel despite Death Threats

After IS, French Women Held In Syria Say Ready to Go Home

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Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

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Houthi Rebels Free Yemeni Activist Awfa Al Naami After Three Weeks

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Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

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Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Family of British Girl Who Joined ISIS Call for 'Compassion'

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Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Property Loans for Saudi Women Approved

40 Years of Crimes against Iranian Women

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Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

The Holy Prophet (SAW) said, “The biggest of Al-Kabeer (the great sins) are (1) to join others as partners in worship with Allah, (2) to murder a human being, (3) to be undutiful to one’s parents (4) and to make a false statement” (Bukhari)

 

Keep an Eye on Democratic Politician Yasmine Taeb

British IS Schoolgirl 'Wants to Return Home'

Bangladesh Gets First Female Christian MP

Scholarships Help Afghan Women Pursue Higher Education

Iranian Arrested For Hijab Protest In Tehran Says She Did It For Daughter

Valentine's Day: The Country Guy Who Converted To Islam for the Girl of His Dreams

Stop Muslim Women Being Trapped In Marriages, Charity Pleads

Arab and African Businesswomen Gather in Marrakech

U.S. Lawmakers Call on Saudi Arabia to Free Imprisoned Women’s Rights Activists

UAE Committed To Protect Children and Women in War Zones

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

The Syrian parliament this month quietly passed new measures restricting polygamy, banning child marriage, and updating inheritance and custody rights. The amendments to Syria’s 1953 civil law have struck a nerve in a conservative Muslim society that has seen its traditional social structures debilitated by eight years of war....

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Tributes Paid To Women Torch- Bearers of Rights Movements in Pakistan

Pakistan Boosts Female Participation in UN Peacekeeping Operations

Suicides of Young Women on the 1979 Revolution Anniversary Shock Iran

‘It’s About Freedom’: Women Are Taking Frontline Positions in Sudan’s Uprising

Meet the 'Muslim Mother Teresa' who feeds 500 people a day!

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

“Women have more opportunities open to them in society, like politics and the economy, and even in sub fields like the military and police forces. They are present in all fields and sectors and have proven themselves to be successful in all these opportunities...

 

Turkey Outpaces EU in Percentage of Female Scientists

UK University Unveils Country's First Sports Hijab to Encourage Muslim Women To Participate

India’s Triple Talaq Bill Unlikely to Get Parliament Nod

Gaps Still Remain Before Achieving Gender Balance: Mona Al Marri

12 Abducted Yazidi Women, Children Freed In Northern Iraq

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

The question every democratic government, would-be investor and celebrity guest ought to address to the Saudi regime is this: Why are these women still in prison while their torturer roams the royal court?...

...we see Hazrat Khadija as a successful businesswoman, councillor and support. We see Hazrat Aisha as very active and supportive in decision making and at times leading armed forces as a commander; she was a brilliant orator with excellent speaking skills....

Muslim Girls Punched In the Face as Islamophobia Grips Europe

Riyadh to Host First Gulf Women’s Football Tournament In March

Effat University Celebrates 20th Anniversary Graduating 1,100 Women

Iran Revolution: 'I Wore a Hijab and Head-Banged To Nirvana'

3 Muslim Girls Target of 2 Separate Racist Attacks In German Capital Berlin

Why Supreme Court of Kenya Didn’t Ban the Hijab in Christian Schools

Sudanese Rally to Urge Release of Women Protesters, Clash with Police

Turkish Women in Belgium Arrange Aid Campaign for Yemen

Meet The Female Activists Standing Up To Fundamentalism In Eastern Yemen

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

The Politics behind the Hijab in the Arab World

Saudi Women Carve Their Name In Photography

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‘Asia Bibi Still Can’t Leave Pakistan’, Claims Friend

App Tracks Saudi Women, Hosts Slammed

Saudi Women And Weightlifting

HRDF Sets 3-Year Limit For Women Transport Service

UAE Officials Offer Support To Woman In Distress

Boom for Women In Business In UAE, But Few Reach Company Boards

Iraqi Women Artists Face Many Obstacles, Receive Little Support

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Syria Amends Civil Law Giving Women More Rights

Pakistan Women's Rights Activist Released From Detention

A Cafe Giving Hope to Women In Pakistan's Lyari

Khatija Rahman, AR Rahman's Daughter, Has Now Opened Up On Facebook to Defend Her Father

Muslim, Christian Leaders List Evidences against Female Circumcision

Canadian Women Emerge From ISIS's Crumbling Caliphate

Jeddah’s Effat University Celebrates A ‘Female Success Story’

This Young Jewish Woman and A Young Muslim Woman Teach School kids About Racism

Is Australia Targeting Saudi Women Fleeing Oppression?

60 women complete 5-day trek from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain

Emirati Women Scale Significant Heights At All Fronts: Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak

Very few women nominated as mayoral candidates in Turkey’s local polls

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

The rigidity with which we structure our filters is a problem, leaving us vulnerable to developing our own fundamentalist views camouflaged under buzz words like “freedom” and “equality.”...

While legal action is important, I firmly believe that education and awareness about the horrors of FGM is what works in the long term.  The first - and possibly most significant - of these misconceptions is that FGM makes a girl ‘pure’ and, thus, is encouraged by Islam and other religions.....

 

There are “valid concerns” about the power held by religious institutions, she said. But, refusing to work with Muslim feminists ironically leaves “wide open the most conservative within the Muslim community to define what Islam is…

 

On Zero Tolerance for FGM Day, Some Still Support Female Circumcision

Meet the Real Girl from Viral Pope Francis Picture in UAE

When Arab Women Are Ministers They Make Headlines

Female Golfers Should Avoid Any Further Saudi Sports Washing

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Teachers and Educators in Isfahan and Qazvin Hold Massive Protests

Activists Call For Regulation to Allow Women in Shelters to Vote

Suspects’ ‘Virginity’ Defense Stirs Public Outrage In Case on Turkish Woman’s Death

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 


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