Muslim Women

The Apex Court is handling the cases of women’s rights with the seriousness they s deserve and a fair change in the situation is expected.

A range of cases involving women’s rights are pending with the Supreme Court, from entry of women into the Sabarimala temple to adultery.<p>In the …

Lok Sabha

A Muslim Preacher's Texting Scandal Is Making Some Women Speak Out About Sexism

FreeQuranEducation / Vimeo / Via vimeo.com<p>Nouman Ali Khan<p><b>Once you get past the shirtless selfies</b> and the “sugar daddy” boast, the scandal surrounding …

Religion

Why Don’t 71% Of New Yorkers Report Religion-Based Discrimination?

The new survey from the NYC Commission on Human Rights also shows Black Muslim women in the Bronx are at a higher risk of being physically …

Religion

We Talked To Trailblazer Model Halima Aden About Muslim Women In Fashion

<i>See Something Say Something</i> is back at it again with the Ramadan features!<p>BuzzFeed News<p>This time, Halima Aden blessed us with her presence. Yes, <i>that</i> …

Fashion Shows

Best Practices for Partnering with Ethnic Minority-Serving Religious Organizations on Health Promotion and Prevention

Abstract<p>Faith-based organizations serve as effective sites for community-based health promotion, but there is a lack of research on this work in …

Bioethics

Watch: A maulana goes violent live on TV while debating on triple talaq, hits women

Share Email<p>A self-proclaimed Islamic scholar who is also an alumnus of Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University [pdf], …

India News

With opposition pitching for no-trust motion, monsoon session set to be stormy

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) With an aggressive opposition pitching for a no-trust motion against the Narendra Modi government over various issues, the …

India

GA Lawmaker Duped By 'Borat' Creator

Controversial state Rep. Jason Spencer says he was tricked into shouting "provocative language" for Sasha Baron Cohen's new show.<p>ATLANTA, GA — A …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Watch: Maulana Ejaz Arshad Kajmi assaults advocate Farah Faiz during a live TV debate on Zee Hindustan

Things went out of hand during a live debate on Zee Hindustan, when Maulana Ejaz Arshad Kajmi raised his hands against an advocate fighting against …

India News

Muslim cleric slaps Supreme Court lawyer Farah Faiz during live television debate

The incident occurred at Zee Hindustan’s office in Noida.<p>Muslim cleric Ejaz Arshad Qasmi on Tuesday slapped Supreme Court lawyer Farah Faiz during a …

India News

Model Adesuwa Aighewi Releases Her Directorial Debut On The Beauty Of Muslim Women

“I had to detach myself from my job, see myself as a product in order to not succumb into the darkness of self loathing, body dysmorphia and other lovely traits that hide within many. When working I say to myself, ‘I am a product. It’s not about you. It’s about the vision these people have for …

Muslim Women

Muslim Women Launch First-Ever Soccer Team in Zanzibar

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care</b><i>Women who have the desire to play male-dominated sports, such as soccer, have traditionally been denied in Zanzibar.</i> …

Activism

Muslim girls kicked out of public pool after officials said hijabs would clog filtration system

Tahsiyn Ismaa’eel has been taking children from her Wilmington, Del., summer camp to Foster Brown pool for years. She can see the free public pool from the back of her school, Darul Amaanah Academy, so about 3:30 p.m., the hottest point in the day, they routinely donned their swimming attire and …

Black Lives Matter

DNA Edit: Congress plays politics with key women-centric bills

The war of words over two key pieces of legislation - Triple Talaq and Women's Reservation bills - is a thinly veiled attempt by the male-dominated …

India

Cleric Orders Social Boycott Of Triple Talaq Victim, Prohibits Her Burial In Case Of Death

In another case of conservatism and oppressive patriarchy, a Muslim clergyman has ordered that the community excommunicate a woman for raising her …

Religion

Nida Khan remains defiant aftre fatwa ousts her from Islam, says it's illegal

Unfazed by her expulsion from Islam for taking up cases of triple talaq and Halala victims, Nida Khan on Tuesday said that her fight against the …

India News

Essential to distinguish religion from practices for Muslim women to progress

<b>Substantive gender equality is a prerequisite for women to become active and equal partners in the creation of a humane society.</b><p>The rights of …

India News

Meet the women who are shaking up the London zine scene

First it was a palace, then the home to the Inland Revenue; now Somerset House is morphing into a grand space for radical publishing and DIY …

Travel (UK)

Kathua Rape Accused's Counsel Appointed J&K Govt Additional Advocate General

Hitting out at the Jammu and Kashmir government, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that PM Modi’s promises of Beti Bachao, triple talaq and women …

India

Muslims Kicked Out of Delaware Pool for 'Wearing Cotton'

It wasn’t the first time Tahsiyn A. Ismaa-eel had taken a group of kids to the Foster Brown Public pool in Wilmington, Del.<p>Ismaa-eel, who runs a …

African-American News

Police are reportedly cutting too-long dresses off ethnic minority women in the middle of streets in China

Women in China's Xinjiang province have reportedly had their long tops and dresses cut by police in a continued campaign targeting ethnic Uighurs.<p>In an attempt to crack down on religious extremism, authorities in Xinjiang have targeted almost any form of religious expression by Uighur Muslims.<p>Women …

News

Terror accused's wife banned from wearing niqab in court

The wife of a man accused of plotting a Christmas Day attack at Melbourne landmarks has been banned from wearing a religious face covering in the …

Power Tools

40 bills, including some since 2014, introduced by Modi govt pending in Parliament

<b>Twelve of these bills have been passed by Lok Sabha but are stuck in Rajya Sabha. The rest haven’t even cleared the Lower House.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> Another …

India

Javadekar demands clarifications from Rahul Gandhi on Congress being party of Muslim males

<b>New Delhi, July 16</b>: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has taken on the Congress for its president Rahul Gandhi's statement that the Congress is the …

India

Asaduddin Owaisi drags forces into communal politics; Asks PM Modi to reveal data of Muslims in forces

The President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi during a speech in Telangana's Gadwal hit out at Prime Minister …

India News

Report: 38% of New York’s Muslims, Jews, Sikhs Have Faced Faith-Based Harassment

An estimated 38 percent of Muslims, Jews, and Sikhs living in New York City have experienced some form of faith-based harassment since mid-2016, …

Religion

New Book About Older, Single, Childless Women to be Happy Without Regret, Guilt with Author Glynnis MacNicol

KTLA 5 News on Instagram<p>Popular<p><b>Former Anaheim Ducks Goaltender Ray Emery Dies at 35</b><p><b>Firefighters Put Out Large Blaze at Commercial Building in</b> …

Harvey Weinstein

CAN WE ALL BE FEMINISTS? by June Eric-Udorie

A collection that aims to turn feminism’s gaze away from an agenda largely set by privileged white women.<p>In an eloquent and searing introduction, …

Feminism

This Toronto artist uses sci-fi and space to tell her story of growing up Somali

Riya Jama's first solo exhibit explores black representation in the fantasy worlds she loved as a kid

Lifestyle (Canada)

'Does Ofsted even understand British Values?'

What are "British Values"?<p>According to Ofsted, they consist of:<p>The value of democracy;<br>• Individual liberty;<br>• The rule of law;<br>• Mutual respect for, and …

Education (UK)