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UK Muslim women boxers enter the ring, fearless fighters far removed from the submissive stereotype UK Muslim women boxers enter the ring, fearless fighters far removed from the submissive stereotype
I have come to an amateur boxing club based in Sandy's community centre in Craigmillar to smack a battered punchbag with British student boxing champion Saira Tabasum. Next week Tabasum will take a starring role in No Guts, No Heart, No Glory, a play developed by former UK female boxing champion Ambreen Sadiq and theatre company Common Wealth. Via monologues set in a ring, the s >>> UK Muslim women boxers enter the ring, fearless fighters far removed from the submissive stereotype - Muslim Women News UK Muslim women boxers enter the ring, fearless fighters far removed from the submissive stereotype - Muslim Women News
DKNYs Ramadan collection shows that Muslim dress means more than the burqa DKNY's Ramadan collection shows that Muslim dress means more than the burqa
No fashion faux pas here: everything in the collection is beautiful – and halalMuslim women’s clothes are once again in the spotlight, in a week where the European Court of Human Rights has upheld France’s ban on burqa and niqab. But there’s another controversy taking place around how Muslim women dress themselves, and this time, it’s DKNY’s Ramadan Su >>> DKNY's Ramadan collection shows that Muslim dress means more than the burqa - Muslim Women News DKNY's Ramadan collection shows that Muslim dress means more than the burqa - Muslim Women News
Malaysian preacher advises women not to watch World Cup Malaysian preacher advises women not to watch World Cup
Kuala Lampur: A Malaysian Muslim preacher has urged Muslim women not to watch the football world cup matches as they may commit “zina mata” or “visual fornication” by watching the matches. Datuk Daud Che Ngah said women might be aroused by the sight of athletic men wearing shorts. “If a woman watches a football match, they will indirectly see the ‘aurat&rsq >>> Malaysian preacher advises women not to watch World Cup  - Muslim Women News Malaysian preacher advises women not to watch World Cup  - Muslim Women News
Growing killing of female singers in Pakistan Growing killing of female singers in Pakistan
  Peshawar's artistic community is reeling from the killing of a popular local singer, the latest attack against a female artist in Pakistan's deeply conservative northwest.  Gul Naz, who sang in Pashto and used the stage name Muskan, was shot dead at her home in Peshawar on June 18. "Several people entered her house at around 10:00 am," local police offi >>> Growing killing of female singers in Pakistan - Muslim Women News Growing killing of female singers in Pakistan - Muslim Women News
Afghan women past and present, voice that wont be silenced Afghan women past and present, voice that won't be silenced
Dressed modestly, with a red headscarf loosely draped over her head and shoulders, she steps onto the stage and nervously paces back and forth. Waiting for the music to begin and break the silence, she almost misses her first note before quietly singing into the microphone.Her voice chokes when one of four judges turns his chair to face her; she awkwardly bows her head and smiles. But she sings mo >>> Afghan women past and present, voice that won't be silenced - Muslim Women News Afghan women past and present, voice that won't be silenced - Muslim Women News
First female president of Islamic Society of Britain First female president of Islamic Society of Britain
THE first woman to be appointed president of the Islamic Society of Britain, Sughra Ahmed, will give the next Ferguson Lecture at Bishop’s Stortford College. She will give an insight into Islam, Christianity and British Muslims. The Ferguson Lectures are a programme to provide opportunities for people to meet, discuss and ponder on a wide range of contemporary topics, named after an emi >>> First female president of Islamic Society of Britain - Muslim Women News First female president of Islamic Society of Britain - Muslim Women News
Donít ignore womenís struggles in the Muslim world
These are tough times for women in Afghanistan. As people head to the polls to choose their next leader, there are widespread fears that women’s hard-won gains may not survive the new regime. Forget those inspiring stories of little girls finally going to school. Many of the candidates vying for office want to send them back home so their fathers can marry them off at will.“Women are n >>> Donít ignore womenís struggles in the Muslim world - Muslim Women News Donít ignore womenís struggles in the Muslim world - Muslim Women News
Muslim women's fashion exhibition held in Sydney
>>> Muslim women's fashion exhibition held in Sydney - Muslim Women News Muslim women's fashion exhibition held in Sydney - Muslim Women News
Egyptís president orders investigation after spike in sexual harassment during Muslim holiday
>>> Egyptís president orders investigation after spike in sexual harassment during Muslim holiday - Muslim Women News Egyptís president orders investigation after spike in sexual harassment during Muslim holiday - Muslim Women News
Tunisia: Women's rights and the new constitution
>>> Tunisia: Women's rights and the new constitution  - Muslim Women News Tunisia: Women's rights and the new constitution  - Muslim Women News
The Truth Is, Muslims Are Guilty!
>>> The Truth Is, Muslims Are Guilty! - Muslim Women News The Truth Is, Muslims Are Guilty! - Muslim Women News
Wording on women sparks protest in Tunisia, Constitution clause detailing women's roles ignites anger
>>> Wording on women sparks protest in Tunisia, Constitution clause detailing women's roles ignites anger - Muslim Women News Wording on women sparks protest in Tunisia, Constitution clause detailing women's roles ignites anger - Muslim Women News
How Iranians view the Olympics
>>> How Iranians view the Olympics - Muslim Women News How Iranians view the Olympics - Muslim Women News
Why Arab women still have no voice
>>> Why Arab women still have no voice - Muslim Women News Why Arab women still have no voice - Muslim Women News
Some Politicians See Women as Intruders, Interview with Morocco Minister Bassima Hakkaoui
>>> Some Politicians See Women as Intruders, Interview with Morocco Minister Bassima Hakkaoui - Muslim Women News Some Politicians See Women as Intruders, Interview with Morocco Minister Bassima Hakkaoui - Muslim Women News
Using the Legacy of Muslim Women Leaders to Empower
>>> Using the Legacy of Muslim Women Leaders to Empower  - Muslim Women News Using the Legacy of Muslim Women Leaders to Empower  - Muslim Women News
11 year old Muslim girl attacked for wearing headscarf, kicked, pushed to the ground
>>> 11 year old Muslim girl attacked for wearing headscarf, kicked, pushed to the ground  - Muslim Women News 11 year old Muslim girl attacked for wearing headscarf, kicked, pushed to the ground  - Muslim Women News
Clinton says women being sidelined in Egyptís transition process
>>> Clinton says women being sidelined in Egyptís transition process - Muslim Women News Clinton says women being sidelined in Egyptís transition process - Muslim Women News
Women on frontline of demonstrations against Syria's brutal regime now targeted by security forces
Syria's defiant women risk all to protest against President Bashar al-AssadWomen on the frontline of demonstrations against Syria's brutal regime are now being targeted by security forces 'The regime has been rattled'. A human rights activist and lawyer describes the situation in Syria Link to this video They came for the men first, as the security forces of Syria's President >>> Women on frontline of demonstrations against Syria's brutal regime now targeted by security forces - Muslim Women News Women on frontline of demonstrations against Syria's brutal regime now targeted by security forces - Muslim Women News
Equality for women a distant goal
>>> Equality for women a distant goal - Muslim Women News Equality for women a distant goal - Muslim Women News
Afghanistan: Keep Promises to Afghan Women, Extremist Threat Increasing Afghanistan: Keep Promises to Afghan Women, Extremist Threat Increasing
Extremist Threat to Women Increasing, Government Failing to ProtectEight years after the fall of the Taliban, women and girls suffer high levels of violence and discrimination and have poor access to justice and education, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today.  The Afghan government has also failed to bring killers of prominent women in public life to justice, creating an en >>> Afghanistan: Keep Promises to Afghan Women, Extremist Threat Increasing - Muslim Women News Afghanistan: Keep Promises to Afghan Women, Extremist Threat Increasing - Muslim Women News
BANGLADESH The price of poverty: woman who sold daughter for $125, now wants her back BANGLADESH The price of poverty: woman who sold daughter for $125, now wants her back
Anjuman Ara Begum, a mother with two daughters, was threatened by her husband to deliver a boy. A childless couple from her native village bought her baby. Remorseful, she now wants her daughter back. Selective abortion and female infanticide are widespread in Bangladesh. “I sold my 15-day-old daughter for 8,000 taka (US$ 125),” a tearful Anjuman Ara Begum told AsiaNews. A Muslim >>> BANGLADESH The price of poverty: woman who sold daughter for $125, now wants her back  - Muslim Women News BANGLADESH The price of poverty: woman who sold daughter for $125, now wants her back  - Muslim Women News
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