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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
Feminism In Faith: Quest To Reinterpret The Quranís Most Controversial Verse Feminism In Faith: Quest To Reinterpret The Quranís Most Controversial Verse
Zainah Anwar:By one common reading of the Holy Qur’an, a Muslim woman must choose between rejecting her faith and rejecting the notion of equality. This Kuala Lumpur-based journalist and activist has been working to find a third option. If a Muslim woman opens up the text of the Holy Qur’an and leafs through its pages until she reaches chapter 4, which is titled “The Verse of Wom >>> Feminism In Faith: Quest To Reinterpret The Quranís Most Controversial Verse - Muslim Women News Feminism In Faith: Quest To Reinterpret The Quranís Most Controversial Verse - Muslim Women News
Two Saudis among top 20 Muslim women scientists Two Saudis among top 20 Muslim women scientists
Muslim Science, a UK-based online magazine, has named two Saudis in its top 20 list of most influential Muslim women in the scientific field.   The two women are Samera Ibrahim Islam and Hayat Sindi. Samera Islam, the drug safety advocate, is a board member of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation and head of the medicine unit at King Fahd Center for Medical Research at King Abdul A >>> Two Saudis among top 20 Muslim women scientists  - Muslim Women News Two Saudis among top 20 Muslim women scientists  - Muslim Women News
Muslim views on how women should dress in public,  majority favour hijab that completely covers a woman hair and ears but not her face Muslim views on how women should dress in public, majority favour hijab that completely covers a woman hair and ears but not her face
 A significant number of people in seven Muslim-majority nations favour public attire that completely covers a woman’s hair and ears but not her face, according to a survey by the University of Michigan.Conducted by the university’s Middle Eastern Values Study in 2011 and 2013, the survey found that of six possible styles of dress for women offered to respondents, the mo >>> Muslim views on how women should dress in public,  majority favour hijab that completely covers a woman hair and ears but not her face - Muslim Women News Muslim views on how women should dress in public,  majority favour hijab that completely covers a woman hair and ears but not her face - Muslim Women News
The Rise of the Islamic Feminists , Muslim women are fighting for their rights from within Islamic tradition, rather than against it
Muslim women are fighting for their rights from within Islamic tradition, rather than against it.Throughout the Muslim world, a groundswell of feminist sentiment is growing among women who are seeking to reclaim Islam and the Koran for themselves. For decades, many women believed they had to choose between their Muslim identity and their belief in gender equality. It was an impossible choice&mdash >>> The Rise of the Islamic Feminists , Muslim women are fighting for their rights from within Islamic tradition, rather than against it - Muslim Women News The Rise of the Islamic Feminists , Muslim women are fighting for their rights from within Islamic tradition, rather than against it - Muslim Women News
Syrian Women The Missing Player in Syria Peace Efforts
A more gender-inclusive analysis of the situation would lead to better solutionsAnyone who claims there’s no way out in Syria hasn’t met someone like Farah Nasif, who spent the past spring in Washington as a fellow at the New America Foundation’s Middle East task force. The enterprising 27-year-old stringer for Western news outlets and Damascus University graduate hails from De >>> Syrian Women The Missing Player in Syria Peace Efforts - Muslim Women News Syrian Women The Missing Player in Syria Peace Efforts - Muslim Women News
US Muslim Man Attack His Sister with Crowbar for Beinng Lesbian
A 20-year-old man in Nebraska is facing assault, terrorism, and hate crime charges after allegedly attacking his own sister with a crowbar because he doesn’t approve that she is a lesbian based on their family’s Muslim beliefs.Ahmed Mohammed Tuma was arrested on November 8th, along with an accomplice, 20-year-old Nathan Marks, who himself faces charges of aiding and abetting terroristi >>> US Muslim Man Attack His Sister with Crowbar for Beinng Lesbian - Muslim Women News US Muslim Man Attack His Sister with Crowbar for Beinng Lesbian - Muslim Women News
Muslim women like sex too. Whod have thought it?! Muslim women like sex too. Who'd have thought it?!
After the launch of a Halal sex shop, one which is proving popular with women, Shelina Janmohamed implores society to stop just seeing female Muslims through the prism of a veil.   Image 1 of 3Last week Downing Street said the PM would support schools that wanted to impose dress codes that banned the niqab. Photo: REUTERS Image 1 of 3Wedad Loo >>> Muslim women like sex too. Who'd have thought it?! - Muslim Women News Muslim women like sex too. Who'd have thought it?! - Muslim Women News
84% Muslim women are totally against under-18 marriage 84% Muslim women are totally against under-18 marriage
The Times of India-Ipsos Survey shows that most Muslims in Kerala are categorically against underage marriage. The majority of respondents in the survey consider it nothing less than sacrilegious to insist, as the clergy and a conservative minority within the community do, that attaining puberty is the main criterion for a girl's marriage. They also inextricably link the extent of a girl's >>> 84% Muslim women are totally against under-18 marriage - Muslim Women News 84% Muslim women are totally against under-18 marriage - Muslim Women News
Support Saudi Women to Drive, October 26, is a date for Saudi womenís attempts to drive, However the Saudi government warn of punishment for women drivers Support Saudi Women to Drive, October 26, is a date for Saudi womenís attempts to drive, However the Saudi government warn of punishment for women drivers
Saudi Women need your support: October 26, is a date for Saudi women’s attempts to drive. However the Saudi government warn of punishment for women drivers. To support them please share this photo on the social media, and use it as your profile picture for the next 24 hours if you can. Thank you very much >>> Support Saudi Women to Drive, October 26, is a date for Saudi womenís attempts to drive, However the Saudi government warn of punishment for women drivers - Muslim Women News Support Saudi Women to Drive, October 26, is a date for Saudi womenís attempts to drive, However the Saudi government warn of punishment for women drivers - Muslim Women News
Female teachers must cover face says Grand Mufti Female teachers must cover face says Grand Mufti
The Grand Mufti, Sheikh Sadik Al-Ghariani, has issued a fatwa saying that female teachers in schools and colleges must cover their faces if they are teaching males who have reached puberty.He made the ruling following a request for advice from the Ministry of Education on the issue. It had said that some female teachers were veiling their faces while giving lessons but it felt that this was ha >>> Female teachers must cover face says Grand Mufti  - Muslim Women News Female teachers must cover face says Grand Mufti  - Muslim Women News
A Muslim woman in Israel seeks the courage to wear a headscarf A Muslim woman in Israel seeks the courage to wear a headscarf
What if I cover my hair and someone comes up to me and speaks Arabic and, not knowing how to answer him, I respond in Hebrew?From the age of six, I wanted to put on a head covering and cover all my hair, just as Islam requires of every female believer. The scarf was a symbol of maturity for me; I wanted to be an adult. After all, I was already going to school and I had a teacher, diary and my own >>> A Muslim woman in Israel seeks the courage to wear a headscarf - Muslim Women News A Muslim woman in Israel seeks the courage to wear a headscarf - Muslim Women News
More and more women finding their true calling. As suicide bombers More and more women finding their true calling. As suicide bombers
The long and winding journey from her terror-torn hometown in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal agency to Peshawar, capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, has drained Durdana. She sits, clad in a pale yellow burqa, in a soulless and rundown, tube-lit room anxiously awaiting her turn to see a counselor for her insomnia and depression. “I am an ill-fated woman,” she tells Newswee >>> More and more women finding their true calling. As suicide bombers - Muslim Women News More and more women finding their true calling. As suicide bombers - 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
Equality for women a distant goal
>>> Equality for women a distant goal - Muslim Women News Equality for women a distant goal - Muslim Women News
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