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Islam, Women and Feminism

It's Been 9 Years Since Asia Bibi Was Arrested On Blasphemy Charges for Sharing Water with Muslim Women

Hillary Joins First Ladies against Trump’s Immigration Policy

Pay More Attention To Education Of Muslim Girls — Ghana President

Study On Gender Diversity On Boards Launched

Nepotism Seen In Selection for PTI Women Reserved Seats

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

The Arrests of Saudi Women Activists Sent a Chill through Saudi Arabia’s Intellectual Elite
Vivian Nereim

Instead of seeing them as allies, the new government viewed them as hostile, she said. She believes authorities want people to fall in line, not push for more change. Indeed, the women targeted have been fighting for more basic freedoms than the right to drive, including the end to guardianship, the Saudi legal system that requires women to have the approval of a male relative to travel outside the country or get married....

 

Melania Trump ‘Hates’ To See Families Separated At Border

The Saudi Arabian Women Driving Forward

Punjab Woman: Caring For Cows Does Not Make Me A Lesser Muslim

Muslim Woman Has Been Left Fearing For Her Life After Receiving Death Threats For Dancing In A Video Showing Her STOMACH

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Social Reforms in Saudi Arabia:  Saudi Women Stand To Benefit, But How Much Is Really Changing?
Liz Sly

For most ordinary women, the changes are more mundane — and still largely dependent on what the men in their lives decree. In the western coastal province of Jiddah, which has long been more liberal than the desert capital of Riyadh, some women have discarded their headscarves altogether, and some cafes and restaurants have abolished the separate sections for families and single men that are designed to ensure that women don’t encounter men they don’t know....

 

Iran: Football World Cup, Female Fans and Saudi Arabian Rivalry

Egypt Interior Ministry Deploys Female Officers to Fight Sexual Harassment during Eid

FIFA Allows Iran Women Banner as ‘Social Appeal’

Imran Khan's Ex-Wife Reham Khan Gives Pervez Musharraf Lesson in Gender Equality

Angelina Jolie Visits Iraq, Urges World Community to Support for Rebuilding

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Sara Ansari: Indian Girl Living In Dubai Is an Acclaimed UN Speaker, Budding Physicist and Just Scored 98 percent in Class 10

MENA Women In Sports Are Levelling The Playing Field

Pope At Mass: Exploiting Women Is A Sin Against God

Fitness Meets Fashion As Saudi Designer Launches First Sports Abaya

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The Surprise Place Where Hijab Can Spell Trouble

Catholic Nuns Learn about Islam’s Tolerance At Iftar

During Ramadan, Women of All Faiths Take On Hijab Challenge to Show Solidarity

Kurdish Women Protest after Being Told By Turkish-Backed Militias to Wear the Hijab

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad Trains For The Olympics While Fasting For Ramadan

'Racist' Man Films Himself Spraying Muslim Woman with Stain Remover

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To test the extent to which Islam itself influences a woman’s educational attainment, the researchers examined factors in Muslim communities that might play a role, such as the degree of gender discrimination in a country’s family laws, the percentage of its population that is Muslim and the share of Muslims who reported religion is very important to them. The study finds that none of these elements had a significant impact on the results.....

 

Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh Arrested

Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh Arrested

BJP Leaders Converge At Naqvi’s Iftar Party For Muslim Women

Noura Al-Otaibi, Driven By A Passion To Empower Women, Identifies Ways To Succeed In Life

Peace without Borders Announces First Saudi Peace Ambassador, Dr. Sumaya Al-Nasser

BJP MLA’s Advice To Women: Produce Sanskari Kids Or Remain Infertile

Pakistan Student, Khadija Siddiqui, 23, Stabbed 23 Times Fights To See Her Attacker Jailed

US Arrests Israeli National, Waheba Issa Dais, Who Coached ISIS Attackers Online

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Numerous Pakistani Women from Benazir Bhutto, Asma Nawab and Aasia Bibi to Mukhtaran Mai Were Failed By Pakistan’s Justice System
Ailia Zehra

Rape victim Mukhtaran Mai who dared to report the crime despite her rural background could not get justice either. A three-member-bench of the court acquitted the accused in 2011 for ‘lack of evidence’. She pursued the case for nine years, but our broken justice system could not provide her relief. She is among the numerous Pakistani women (Benazir Bhutto, Asma Nawab, Aasia Bibi to name a few) who were failed by Pakistan’s criminal justice system.....

 

Saudi Scholar Calls for Female Muftis to Join Top Muslim Clerical Body

Kolkata's Iconic Tipu Sultan Mosque Welcomes Women for Iftar

Border Guard Begins Recruiting Saudi Women

Can This Woman Become The First Muslim In The Florida House?

PTI Submits List of 15 Candidates for Women Seats in KP Assembly

Sports Bodies Should Boycott Countries That Impose Hijab On Participants

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

The Victory of Tabassum Hasan in Kairana: Are We Looking At A Watershed Moment for Muslim Women in National Politics of India?
Syeda Hameed

Freedom brought with it two nation states and a dawn which was bloody and violent. Thousands of refugees were thrown across the border on both sides. The woman who tended to the Hindu Sharnarthis in the camps was 28-year-old Anis Kidwai whose husband, a district commissioner, was murdered in Dehradun by mobs because he was Muslim and tried to stop their killing spree. Along with Subhadra Joshi and Mridula Sarabhai, she worked day and night in refugee camps. Being Indian was her only identity....

Saudi Women Rev Up Motorbikes As End to Driving Ban Nears

Child Brides another Casualty of Syrian War

Saudi Arrests Women’s Rights Activist Mayya Al-Zahrani

Egypt’s Female Ramadan Drummer Breaks Taboos

Talibani Burqas: Delhi Minorities Commission Sends Notice to Zee News Over The Remarks

PTI Leaders Oppose Women’s Poll Nominations in Mansehra

Dir Woman to Contest Polls against JI Chief

Are Mothers To Blame For The Recent Spate Of Young Women Extremists?

Saudi Arabian Women Prepare To Hit the Road with Kingdom's Driving Ban Set To End On 24 June

1.8 Million Women in UAE at Risk of Developing Cervical Cancer

Iranian Women's Rowing Team Exercises in Black Water

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Malala Delighted As G7 Pledges $3bn for Girls’ Education

'Afghanistan's Malala' Gets Standing Ovation As She Graduates With Honours

Is The Drive To Modernise Saudi Arabia Taking A Wrong Turn?

7,500 Saudi Women Work In Industries In 2017

Saudi to Hire Women Border Guards

Al Manal Initiative Distributes 2,000 Care Boxes to Women Workers

Saudi Woman Seeks Action against Iran, Qatari Sites

Iran: Women protest in Karaj, Rasht and Tehran

Jan Kizilhan: ISIL Rape Victims Need Culture-Sensitive Therapy

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Where's The Aid Money Gone? Afghan Girls' Struggle for Education

Syrian Singing Star Assala Nasri Heads to Riyadh for Women-Only Eid Concert

Saudi Arabia Arrests 2 More Female Activists as Part of Crackdown On Dissent

Online Campaign Paves Way For Women Drivers

Saudi Women Join the Ranks of Licensed Drivers Ahead Of Ban Ending

In A First, Sherine to Perform In Saudi Arabia This Month

Iran: Six-Year Sentence Issued For Young Woman Protester in Babol

Iran: Murderer of Reyhaneh Jabbari Chosen as Trusted Attorney

How A Young Hero Rescued A Woman Trapped In Perilous Yemen Flooding

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Muslim Woman Hopes MBE Honour Will ‘Silence Islamophobes’

The Abaya and the Tensions in Sri Lanka's East

Teenage Muslim Girl Sparked a Security Scare after Carrying a Replica Machine Gun into a Hospital

Saudi Woman Elected In UN Gender Discrimination Committee

French Secularists Outraged After Student Wears Headscarf during TV Interview

Lawsuit: Nursing Home Ordered Muslim Worker to Remove Hijab

14 New Jersey Women Alleging Anti-Muslim Bias At Newark Airport Security

Nurul Shamsul Hopes to Break Stereotypes in Miss Universe NZ Pageant

Turkish Police Arrest Female Journalist Over Links to Gulen Network

Delhi HC Permits Reverted Muslim Girl to Live With Husband

Saudi Woman Says She’s Been Driving for 40 Years without a License

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UK Christian Women Don Hijab in Solidarity with Muslims

Saudi Woman Engineer Breaks New Barriers

Domestic Helps Enjoy Special Iftar in UAE

Sedigheh Dolat-Abadi, Leading Women’s Rights Activist in Iran

Scores Naturalized In Lebanon Where Women Still Lack Rights

‘We Want To Pray In Mosques Too‚’ Says a Group of Muslim Women

Muslim Woman Sues Former Employer, A Hanover Care Facility, She Said Told Her To Remove Her Hijab

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Six Inspiring Saudi Girls to Lead Green Falcons Out At Opening World Cup Game

Pak Hindu Woman Prepares To Fight Feudal System in Upcoming Polls

Vietnamese, Nur Alisha, Chose Islam Because Concept of Fasting Appealed To Her

Ahed Tamimi Jailed For Slapping an Israeli Soldier Loses Bid for an Appeal

Female Traffic Offenders in Saudi Arabia To Be Detained At Girls Care Centres

Woman Attacked, Burqa Violently Ripped Off In Horrific Viral Clip

Qatar Airways Boss Apologizes For Remarks On Women CEOs

A sporting chance to reap the rewards of changing attitudes in Saudi Arabia

7,500 Saudi Women Work In Industries

Saudis Celebrate Issuance of Driving Licenses to Women

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

UK Court Convicts Mastermind of All-Female ISIS Terror Cell

Belgium Honours Two Policewomen Killed In Jihadist Attack

First Saudi Women Receive Driving Licences amid Crackdown

How Will Saudi Authorities Deal With Women Who Commit Serious Traffic Violations?

Iran: Religious Scholar Calls for Action to Enforce the Mandatory Veil

Indonesia's Growing Threat from Female Extremists

Iran: Women Protest Allocation of Admission Quotas for IRGC, Bassij

Iran: No News On Young Woman Arrested During Uprising In Kermanshah

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London Teen Found Guilty Of Plot with All-Female Terror Cell

Saudi Arabia Issues First Driver's Licenses to Women

Late By 3 Years Due To Injuries, HC Lets Muslim Girl Topper Join CISF

Locals Praise Malala for Building Modern School, College in Shangla

Malaysia Housewife Proposed Polling Day Attack to ISIS

Wife of Malaysia’s Najib Questioned by Anti-Graft Agency

Saudi Female Driving Instructors Getting the Best Trainers

Iran: Women Prevented From Watching Beach Soccer in Boushehr

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Beijing’s Women-Only Mosque Blends Islam with Chinese Tradition

Denmark's Burqa Ban Will Send Muslim Women Further Underground

Malegaon Muslims Replace Iftar Party with Iftar Basket to Involve Women, Eliminate Waste

Women from US, Canada, Wales To Train Female Driving Instructors in Saudi Arabia

Sri Lankan Bid to Stop Muslim 12-Year-Olds Marrying

Iran: Women Take Part In Protests In Orumiyeh, Kermanshah

Lebanese Woman Faces Entry Ban to Cairo for 'Insulting Egypt'

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Most Indians today may not be aware that the national flag was designed by a Muslim woman, Surayya Tayabji, an active member of the Indian National Congress. Jawaharlal Nehru assigned this task to Tayabji, and it was her idea to replace the symbol of the charkha used and popularised by Mahatma Gandhi with that of Ashoka Chakra at the centre of the flag. Tayabji felt that the charkha, a symbol of the Congress party, might appear partisan....

 

Muslim Veil Ban in the European States Questions ‘Freedom of Religious Expression’ And ‘Sensible Living’
Eeshah Omer

However, in regards to the Muslim veil ban debate in the European states over the years, has the recent decision of the EU’s highest court of ruling been able to achieve the perfect balance between ‘freedom of religious expression’ and ‘sensible living’? Most can say that the beginning of 2018 has seen a significant step forward into the West’s move to outlaw Muslim headscarves and veils, in public....

 

Woman with Malaysian Roots Wearing Hijab Is Miss Universe New Zealand Finalist

Saudi Girl Sneaks into India from Nepal to Be With Lover, Spurns Dad

Indian NGOs Ensure Needy Women Get Their Share of Zakat This Ramzan

Activist: Tens of Izadi Children, Women Held in ISIL's Underground Jails in Syria

Thousands Take Part in Funeral Held for Female Paramedic Killed By Israelis

‘Justice for All’: How Saudi Arabia’s Sexual Harassment Law Will Work

‘Medals Are Not Enough To Encourage Women Sportspersons’

It's Action Time for Female Entrepreneurs in the UAE

The Taliban's Legacy in Afghanistan Has Plundered Women's Basic Human Rights

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 

Khadija, 18, Has Married Three Brothers in a Family Torn By the Afghan War

Welsh Woman Teaches Saudi Women to Be Driving Instructors

Closing Gender Gap to Boost Pakistan’s GDP By 30pc: IMF Study

Palestinian Woman Killed By Israeli Fire on Gaza Border

Amnesty Calls for Immediate Release of Detained Women’s Rights Activists In Saudi Arabia

With Women Driving In The Offing, Can Saudi Families Dispense With Expat Drivers?

Iran: Women of Babol Blocked A Road As An Act Of Protest

Iran: Yaresan Women Are Detained In Horrible Conditions In Qarchak

Yazidi Activist: Islamic State Detains Iraqi Women, Children In Underground Prisons In Syria

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

 


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