Women in Islam

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Abu Dhabi

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 …

Religion

How I stopped the Taliban from shutting down my school

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 …

TED Talks

What Islam really says about women | Alaa Murabit

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Nobel Prize

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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 …

Muslim Women in Science

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

Islam's Liberation of 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> …

Islam

Thirty Something

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 …

Islam

The Freedom To Dress

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 …

Islamophobia

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Charisma

Uncovering myths about the hijab

Rowaida Abdelaziz doesn't want your pity. She doesn't want your frosty public stares; the whispers behind her back; the lament that she's been …

Does Islam mistreat 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 …

Islam

Immodesty, Islam and the Gender Equity Movement

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

Feminism

Muslim Women Gain Higher Profile in U.S. - The New York Times

“What we’re seeing now in America is what has been sort of a quiet or informal empowerment of women,” said Shireen Zaman, executive director of the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, a nonprofit research institute founded after the 2001 attacks to provide research on American Muslims. …

Modesty in a Cosmetic Society

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 …

Islam

Are women created only for family life?

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 …

Women and Islam: The rise and rise of the convert

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, …

Islam

Proactive Women and the Prophet

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. …

Islam

Women and their status in Islam

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

Islam

Status of Women During the Time of Caliphate

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 …

Ancient History