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Islam, Women and Feminism

Saudi Women Working Hard To Change Country They Call Home

About 86% of Kerala Women Going On Hajj without a Mehram

Qatar Chamber Joins Conference on Women Empowerment in Lebanon

Did Female Iranian Boxer Fight For Championship Or Asylum In France?

Iranian Women’s Volleyball Team Cancelled Plan for Asian Cup

Taliban Meets With Women’s Rights Activists, Others after Talks with Afghan Officials Collapse

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Malaysia Probes Talk on Muslim Women Giving Up Headscarves

Meet The Emirati Female Pilot Who Flies A380s, One Of The World's Largest Passenger Aircraft

Former ISIS Bride Blames Islamophobic Bullying At Her British School For Driving Her To Marry A Syrian Jihadi Like Shamima Begum

French Court Rules Company To Pay 23,000 Euros To Muslim Woman Fired For Refusing To Take Headscarf Off

Women Scouts Team Created In Taif University

Amnesty International: Stop Crackdown on Women’s Rights Defenders

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


American College Golfer In Hijab Out To Blaze Trail For Muslim Women

In Iraq, Tribal Traditions Rob Women, Girls Of Rights

Women’s Mosque of Canada launches in Toronto

Yemeni Women Demand Equal Representation In Peace Process

Saudi Embassy in Georgia Says Passports of Runaway Sisters Are Valid

Suspected Far-Right Extremist Attacks Muslim Woman Wearing Headscarf In Berlin

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


People from different political, ethnic, religious and social backgrounds have participated in the protests, culminating in a historic sit-in at the headquarters of the Sudanese Armed Forces. But women — always — have been at the forefront...

Qatar Sociologist Teaches Muslim Men How To Beat Women Correctly In Viral Video

Teenage Hindu Girl's Kidnapping Sparks Protest in Pakistan's Punjab

Malaysia Probes Book on Giving Up Hijab

Woman shot dead in N.Ireland in ‘terrorist incident’

In Iraq, tribal traditions rob women, girls of rights

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Many impediments remain that affect women’s work-life balance: The Bangladeshi culture expects women to cook, clean and look after their children, even if they have full-time jobs. The discussion around women’s unpaid household work were renewed by a speech made by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that went viral on social media nearly two years ago.....

Mo Salah Calls for Change in Treatment of Women in Muslim World

A Saudi Mother’s First Cinema Trip with Daughter Revives Happy Memories

Iranian Woman Cancels Return Home after Arrest Warrant Issued

Saudi Court Postpones Hearing in Trial of Female Activists

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Culturalists in some Muslim societies cite the Islamic faith in defending “honour killings” of women and marriage for child brides and right to choose her spouse by her parents. Muslim women are marginalized not by the true tenets of their faith but by patriarchal cultural practices.....

Kuchi Afghan women face a number of challenges and deprivations. They are denied access to education, married off as children, raped, and exchanged to settle disputes. Yet policymakers and international donor agencies in Afghanistan have inadequately addressed vulnerabilities faced by Kuchi girls and women....

When talking about gender in Islam, the adequate term to use is equity not equality. This is because equality is often understood to mean absolute equivalence in everything. Equity in Islam is utilized to establish justice and equality in all responsibilities and rights of both genders. It retains the possibility of differences in some ways within the overall balance and equality.... 

'Muslim Women Should Pray Inside Homes': Kerala Sunni Clerics Body

On Women’s Right to Pray at Mosques, Supreme Court Issues Notices to Centre and AIMPLB

Hearing Plea on Women in Mosques Only Because Of Sabarimala: SC

Princess Reema Sworn in as Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to The United States

Malaysia Probes Book on Muslim Women Who Refuse To Wear Headscarves

Saudi Court Adjourns Hearing In Trial Of Women Activists

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Indonesian Woman Caned In Public for Having Sex Outside Wedlock

Muslim Women and Allies to Launch the Women’s Mosque of Canada

Meet Sadaf Jaffer, America’s First Female Muslim Mayor

Female Uber Drivers In Saudi Arabia Can Now Choose Their Passengers' Gender

For Arab Women, Israel Provides No Sanctuary from Violence

Hijab-Clad Muslim Woman Attacked In Berlin

Female ISIL Terrorist Captured at Iran's Northwestern Borders

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


In the last week of March, news outlets and social media focused on egregious cases of violence against women: A Christian woman was kidnapped, forcibly converted and raped. A husband beat his wife and shaved her head when she refused to dance for his friends. Another woman was beaten and kept in chains by her husband....


While the unrelenting attacks on Omar are newsworthy unto themselves as a conservative peculiarity, I believe that the attacks should be viewed through a wider and longer lens. Omar is only the most recent minority woman onto whom conservatives have trained their fire.....

But in their paranoid frenzy to spread the blessings of Islam, these hotheads forget that the Prophet of Islam had strictly forbidden forced conversion of people of other faiths. In one of his earliest acts after migrating to Medina from his native Mecca, the Prophet had issued a written guarantee to the minorities—Christians and Jews alike...

Iranian Woman Who Removed Headscarf ‘Pardoned’ After Jail Sentence

Kuwaiti Female Wins Silver Medal In World Kickboxing Championship

TIFF Holds Contemporary Arab Women Filmmakers Retrospective Ahead Of 2019 Festival

Activists slam Saudi Arabia for arresting ‘pregnant woman’

Dubai-Based Pakistani Wins Chartered Accountant Woman of the Year Award

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Indian Woman, Torture By Her Ex-Husband, ‘Embraces’ Islam, Marries Pakistani Man

Man Insults, Punches Pregnant Muslim Woman In Germany's Berlin

Woman Muslim Convert Dies While Saving Others In NZ Terror Attack

Monireh Arab-Shahi, Mother Of Civil Activist Yasamin Ariani, Arrested

‘Lack Of Self-Belief Stops Women’s Businesses From Taking Off’

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Captive Teen Brides Trapped Between ISIS And Its Victors

Employment for Saudi Women Is A ‘Right and A Necessity’

Missing Pakistani Hindu Student Converts to Islam, Marries Muslim Class Fellow

Manal Al-Sharif Wants Americans to Know of Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Abuses

Meet Women In UAE Who Knit Clothes For Underprivileged Children

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Hindu Girls Weren’t Forcibly Converted: Pakistan Court

Rescued From Pakistan, Uzma Comes Forward To Help Women Facing Similar Situation

Iddah: Giving Muslim Women Time To Grieve And Reflect After The Christchurch Attacks

Women Lead the Charge, And Chants, In Sudan Protests

TV show reunites Dutch woman with Turkish sister

Egypt Female Students Protest After Al-Azhar Campus Rape Covered Up

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Ivanka Trump Praises Egypt’s Efforts To Empower Women

'About 67% Of Qatar's Higher Education Graduates Are Women'

Angelina Jolie Says Women Must Be Included In Afghan Talks

Egypt Still Suffers From The Gender Gap: Minister

Egyptian Female Peacekeeper Receives UN Medal

Pak Court Orders Teenage Christian Girl, Converted to Islam and Married Forcibly, Back In Parents' Custody

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


Muslim Women in New Zealand Move To Clear Up 'Huge Misunderstanding' About The Hijab

French Student on Hijab, Media and Being Used As Political Puppet

In A First, Bedouin Women Lead Tours In Egypt’s Sinai

Arrest of Female Al Qaeda Operatives Sparks Furore among Helmand Residents

Haifa Jamal Al-Lail, president of Jeddah’s Effat University, Recently Hit the Headlines for Organizing a Student Film Festival

BJP’s Triple Talaq Card ‘Fails’ To Win Over Muslim Women

Afghanistan’s Most Vulnerable Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


250 Jewish and Muslim Women Launch Campaign against Racism

Saudi Arabia Denies Granting Egyptian Actress a Replica of the ‘Seal of Mohamed’

'Iranian Women Breed Terrorists': Israeli Military's 'Genocidal' Tweet Goes Viral

Why Muslim Women In Rural Bengal Don't Trust BJP On Triple Talaq

One-Third of All Pakistan’s Punjab Women Aged 15-64 Have Faced Violence: UNFPA Survey

Mohammad Bin Zayed Receives First Certified Emirati Women Fire-fighters

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Years of young Iranian women’s unofficial revisions of the code have succeeded in wearing down the government’s rigidity, but the official law remains unchanged and is capriciously enforced. A random sweep can result in mass arrests on a single day...


The question here is not what a Muslim woman has the right to do but how she should present herself to be acceptable to the French mainstream culture. According to all those statements, above the law stand a number of superior values that are fed by the fantasy of a white France, in which all the citizen with another cultural background have to assimilate....


Iranian Woman Singer Summoned To Court; Her Voice Being Posted At Social Media

Muslim-American Girls Need Role Models

There Are Two Types Of Hijabs. The Difference Is Huge

Arab Women's GDP Potential Estimated At $2.7trn

British Woman Faces Dubai Jail over Facebook 'Horse' Insult

Women Gain Unprecedented Position in President Al-Sisi’ Era

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau


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  • Good discussion. Islam is not about jehad and war. It is about human rights....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Killing worshippers in their house of worship is about the lowest act that a man....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Innocent Muslims of Sri Lanka will suffer because of the atrocities committed by a Satanic....
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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  • Al-Qurtubi comments on this verse, saying: قَالَ ابْنُ خُوَيْزِ مَنْدَادَ تَضَمَّنَتْ هَذِهِ الْآيَةُ الْمَنْعَ مِنْ هَدْمِ كَنَائِسِ ...
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  • Hasan Al-Basri comments on this verse, saying: يُدْفَعُ عَنْ هَدْمِ مُصَلَّيَاتِ أَهْلِ الذِّمَّةِ بِالْمُؤْمِنِينَ....
    ( By Kaniz Fatma )
  • Islam does not allow its followers to damage or destroy the houses of worship where non-Muslims worship. ....
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  • I strongly condemn terror attacks in Sri Lanka. Terrorists ....
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • Dear Yasir, Tawaf means to walk around the Kaaba. It is farz to do Tawaf while performing Hajj. Allah Almighty says,....
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • Dear Yasir, Taadeel means to carry out all the postures of Ruku, Sajda, Qiyam etc patiently and without rushing. Allah ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
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    ( By Yasir Ahmad )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Those words are descriptive but subject to politically motivated distortion....
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  • Indian foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale to raise Masood Azhar’s listing during....
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  • "Indians Rejoice As Foundation Stone Laid For First Hindu.,.
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    ( By GGS )
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    ( By Kaniz Fatma )
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  • Another question is, Is there any possibility of coexistence between 'Doubt' and 'Belief....
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
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  • In history we have read about many Martyrs to Truth and often they were persecuted for what ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • Can anyone explain if the words like 'violent', 'terrorist' or 'radical' are abusive or an attribute?
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • The Prophet (peace be upon him) is not God. He is Bashar but not like any human being. ' ...
    ( By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي )
  • All human beings hate one another. Some are exposed and others are hidden. Hate between...
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Islamism is not Islam. It is a distortion of Islam.
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Neither Hindutva nor Islamism is a religion. They are distortions of religions.
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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