Women Folks

By Peace Forum NetWork | Respect and honour which they deserve is not granted to women in different societies and cultures. While they are used as product in West, they are subjugated in some Eastern cultures under the garb of religion. There has to be balance. This Magazine highlight women matters and related issues for awareness. http://womenfolks.blogspot.com

Why We Need A Muslim Women’s Day

"It’s time to hear from a community that’s often talked about but rarely given the chance to speak.”<p>Faced with an increasingly hostile climate of Islamophobia, Muslim women have remained strong, fierce, and unapologetically themselves ― and it’s about damn time we had a day to honor their …

Muslim Women

10 Things Muslim Women can do for this Ummah

Islamic Experiences is a website where people can share their stories and experiences about practicing Islam.

Autism awareness

“APRIL is the cruellest month of the year,” wrote T.S. Eliot. It is a month of painful rebirth, but also a time of immense possibilities, when each …

Autism

#BuildMovementsNotWalls for women's rights globally

Women around the world get loud for human rights<p>As the United States experiences the impact of a critical transition of power, women, men, LGBTQI …

Women's Rights

These Women Started a Company to Teach White People How to Be Less Racist

Since the safety pin trend launched after the election, a lot of people have tried to profit from it — from Etsy artisans to luxury brands. But …

Racism

Like an invisibility cloak, Latina Muslims find the hijab hides their ethnicity — from Latinos

Magdalena Al Omari, a Mexican American convert to Islam, slipped on the hijab and braced for whatever may come.<p>It happened a few months later, in the checkout line of a grocery store in Santa Ana.<p><i>“¿No tiene calor en esa cosa?”</i> one woman asked another. Isn’t she hot in that thing?<p>Al Omari shot back, …

The Arts

Muslim Veils -- from Hijab to Burqa

Muslim women in Amsterdam, wearing different styles of veils<p><b>The word hijab comes from the Arabic for ‘veil’ and is used to describe the headscarves</b> …

Islam

These Women’s Magazines Aren’t Just for Women

In spring 2013, Joanna Demkiewicz, a journalism student at the University of Missouri, went to hear the longtime Esquire writer Mike Sager talk about his new book, “Next Wave: America’s New Generation of Great Literary Journalists.” The collection, which Mr. Sager had edited, celebrates 19 …

Lindsay Lohan's sparks Islam conversion rumours with Prophet Muhammad quote

Lindsay Lohan has prompted further speculation that she has converted to Islam after quoting the Prophet Muhammad.<p>The actress marked International …

Why women should tell the stories of humanity?

For many centuries (and for many reasons) critically acclaimed creative genius has generally come from a male perspective. As theater director Jude …

Although man and woman have been created equal, but they are not identical. Both have been fashioned differently from each other, so their roles and responsibilities are also different. The Prophet (peace be upon him), says: "Women are the sisters of men." (Related by Ahmad, Abu Dawood and others).

Founder of World Hijab shares what wearing the hijab really means for women

<b>The hijab is a head covering that many of us have seen Muslim women wear.</b><p>Those who don’t have knowledge of what it means may believe that wearing the …

Asia

A Muslim Woman's Fight Against Radical Islam

If one were to find a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might well be the question Farhana Qazi has been asking herself …

Dalia Mogahed: What do you think when you look at me?

.When you look at Muslim scholar Dalia Mogahed, what do you see: a woman of faith? a scholar, a mom, a sister? or an oppressed, brainwashed, …

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25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of repitious behavior. Those very same habits either help to propel us forward …

Success

A psychologist says parents should do these 18 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …

Inside the Anti-Domestic Violence Protests That Took Over London | Broadly

I'm in Trafalgar Square in London, listening to a list of 78 women's names and ages being read out with a crowd of 200. The mood is somber, as speakers take it in turns to pass the megaphone between them. None of the women mentioned—who range from teenagers to the elderly—are here to join the …

Violence Against Women

Invest and mobilize to end violence against women

One in three women around the world experience violence in their lifetime, often in the hands of someone they know, love and trust. Of all women who …

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DefendHer: Women Human Rights Defenders

Alia Almirchaoui<p><b>Working In</b>: Iraq <b><br>Organization</b>: Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq<p><b>DEFENDING:</b> Freedom from violence for all women in Iraq<p>When Alia …

Women's Rights Become A Battleground For Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Jews

Jewish women sing songs of worship as they march arm in arm with male supporters through an ultra-Orthodox area of Jerusalem's Old City.<p>They're from a group called Women of the Wall, which lobbies for women to be allowed to pray, sing and read the Bible aloud at the Western Wall, the most important …

Women's Rights

Meet the 20-something teaching Muslim women self-defence

Women's health advice: what you need to know about high blood pressure

More than one in four adults in the UK have high blood pressure, with an increasing number of women being diagnosed with the condition. Many will have no noticeable symptoms, but if left untreated, high blood pressure can increase the risk of problems such as heart attacks and strokes, as the heart …

Turkey withdraws bill to pardon men for sex with underage girls

Turkey’s ruling party has withdrawn a bill to pardon men convicted of having sex with underage girls if they married them after the proposal provoked …

UCC and triple talaq debate: Media has wholly ignored misreading of religious texts

In the much-hyped debate on the Uniform Civil Code and the Islamic conception of talaq-e-salasa (triple talaq), news media has understated a very …

India must ban the triple talaq ‘instant divorce’

<i>Amrit Dhillon is a New Delhi-based journalist.</i><p>Momentum is building in India to ban a Muslim practice that makes Muslim women live in terror – the custom that allows their husbands to divorce them instantaneously, there and then, by saying “talaq” three times in a row.<p>Many Muslim countries banned …

Why do so many women oppose feminism?

Just when you thought sexism was a thing of the past, revelations about Donald Trump bragging about groping women hit the news. Yet only 13 per cent …