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Hockey Star's Journey from Abu Dhabi to D.C

A dream comes true for a female hockey player from the U.A.E, traveling halfway around the world to play the sport she loves with some of its biggest stars.

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Yassmin Abdel-Magied: What does my headscarf mean to you?

What do you think when you look at this speaker? Well, think again. (And then again.) In this funny, honest, empathetic talk, Yassmin Abdel-Magied …

Alaa Murabit: What my religion really says about women

Strong faith is a core part of Alaa Murabit's identity -- but when she moved from Canada to Libya as a young woman, she was surprised how the tenets …

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When the Taliban closed all the girls' schools in Afghanistan, Sakena Yacoobi set up new schools, in secret, educating thousands of women and men. In …

Education

What Islam really says about women | Alaa Murabit

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Nobel Peace Prize for Malala and Kailash: A message to militaries of both countries

NEW DELHI: By awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to Pakistan’s Malala Yousufzai and India’s Kailash Satyarthi on Friday, at a time when their militaries …

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I'm a feminist and I converted to Islam

<b>(CNN) —</b> I am a Muslim, but I wasn't always. I converted to Islam in November 2001, two months after 9/11.<p>I was 21 and living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was a bad time to be a Muslim. But after four years of studying, poking and prodding at world religions and their adherents, I decided to take …

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There is an ingrained value in every Muslim, man and woman alike, to pursue knowledge and to learn about God's truth by studying the surrounding world .. / Islam And Science - Women

There is an ingrained value in every Muslim, man and woman alike, to pursue knowledge and to learn about God's truth by studying the surrounding …

Education

The Quran has a great deal to say about women-and it has a great deal to say that is positive about women .. / Islam - Women

<i>At a recent Islam Awareness Week organized by the Muslim Student Association of The College of William and Mary (located in Williamsburg Virginia),</i> …

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For devout Muslim Mubarakah, a 30-year-old mother of four, life in her 30s is about family and career. I' m as American as it gets," she says. / Interfaith

For devout Muslim Mubarakah, a 30-year-old mother of four, life in her 30s is about family and career. Married for 14 years, Mubarakah never had to …

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Imagine a government so fascist and so sexist that it decrees a law on what women may wear in public. Most prominent culprits in this area--Iran, Saudi Arabia and the Taliban .. / Culture - France - Nicolas Sarkozy

Imagine a government so fascist and so sexist that it decrees a law on what women may wear in public. Our world's most prominent culprits in this …

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The nation has heard plenty of debate over racial profiling. But there's a form of religious profiling that some young Muslim women in America say they endure whenever they voluntarily wear the hij... / Hijab (head Cover) - Veil (burqa) - Women

Mother's Day Proclamation<p>Quran strikes out wife beating<p>Uneasy Time Requires Smart Thinking<p>The Verse of Abuse Or the Abused Verse<p>My Hijab makes me …

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Muslim women around the world see some improvements in their lives but, more often than not, the difficulties they face can often be linked to unjust interpretations of Islamic and other laws .. / Islam - Women

In the September 8, 2009 issue of Los Angeles Times one of the lead stories was about a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to one month in prison for …

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The prophet's (s) words clearly articulate that guarding one's chastity, spirituality and righteousness does not dictate invisibility in public affairs. This is a sufficient rebuttal of the myth th... / Feminism - Gender Equity - Islam - Women

The mere proposal of an All-Africa Muslim Women formation nearly caused brouhaha at a conference I recently attended.<p>Some righteous males started …

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Islam declares that both men and women are entitled to human rights equally and that they will both be held accountable for their actions in this life. With this said, the notion that hijab is a to... / Dresscode - Hijab (head Cover) - Islam - Veil (burqa) - Women

Ask a Muslim: What is the meaning of Islamic hijab? Why do Muslim women and men adhere to these rules of modesty?<p>"What color is your hair? Do you …

Religion

We have been used to thinking that women have been created for the family life and for raising children .. / Family - Women

We have been used to thinking that women have been created for the family life and for raising children, and thus their natural place is in their …

Gender

In the past 10 years some 100,000 British people have converted to Islam, of whom some three-quarters are women, according to the latest statistics. / Converts - Islam - Women

Record numbers of young, white British women are converting to Islam, yet many are reporting a lack of help as they get used to their new religion, …

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A group of women from the tribe of Ghifar approached the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to seek his permission to tend to the wounded during the battle of Khaybar. The Prophet welcomed their ... / Prophet Muhammad (S) - Women

A group of women from the tribe of Ghifar approached the Prophet Muhammad to seek his permission to tend to the wounded during the battle of Khaybar. …

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History is silent as to whether there was any distinction in status between the male and the female sexes during the beginnings of human civilization. In later days no doubt the female sex was rega... / Islam - Mothers - Women

History is silent as to whether there was any distinction in status between the male and the female sexes during the beginnings of human …

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Aside from being the alcove of encouragement for men, women during the Caliphate were also known for their contributions in various realms such as education, administration, and science. / History - Women

Since the advent of Islamic history, women had been a fundamental force in the feat of moving Islam and Muslims into the realm of progress. Looking …

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