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Islam, Women and Feminism

•What The Burqa And The Bindi (And The Hijab) Stand For In Our Books, And In Our Current Lives

•Fears Of Domestic Violence Rise As Millions Confined Over Virus

•Despite Hurdles, Women Aim To Participate In Labour Force

•What the Fashion Industry's Embrace of Modest Clothing Means to Me As a Muslim Woman

•How Shaheen Bagh Protestors Got Tacit Support From the Judiciary

•10 Muslim-Owned Fashion and Beauty Brands You Need to Know

•Shaheen Bagh Protests: 'Muslim Women Don't Need Saviours, They Were Saviours of the Idea of India'

•Don't Underestimate The Power Of The Muslim Woman

•Women’s Activism In Pakistan: Limits On Freedom Of Choice, Speech, And Visibility In The Public Sphere

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


“In addition to targeting Muslims, these citizenship initiatives are a mechanism for persecuting poor landless peasants and migratory workers as well. There are several hundred million people in India, who as migrant workers — especially Dalits [previously known as ‘untouchables’] and Indigenous — have no documents and [would] become ‘illegal’ and ‘stateless.’ ….


Hajrah Begum: The Communist Leader We All Should Know

Women, Girls, Health Workers Must Not Be Overlooked in Global COVID-19 Response

Women Change The World: NASA Astronaut Christina Koch On What It's Like Being A Woman In Space

Asma Elbadawi: The Sudanese Who Lobbied The Basketball Association To Remove A Ban On Hijabs

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau

Consider, for instance, how Morocco's rural women in an effort to access land from conservative tribal authorities, formed action committees called Sulaliyyates. These challenged tribal authorities and women's subordination at home and at work....

Afghan Women on the US-Taliban Peace Deal: We Refuse to Be Symbols

Amid Lockdown and Coronavirus Scare, Burqa Sale Sees Boost in Odisha

2 Arab Women Stand Trial for Forging Certificates with Ministry Logo In UAE

Why You Need to Be Following Arab Girl with Sign

Pilibhit Woman's Contact Takes Uttar Pradesh Coronavirus Tally To 38

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


The peaceful, born-again movement, named Hijrah after the Prophet Muhammad’s seventh-century exodus to the city of Medina, is propelled today by social media, where popular actors, actresses and other celebrities post about joining Quran study groups and becoming more religious in their daily lives….


45-Year-Old Woman Dies from Coronavirus in West of Afghanistan

U.S. Urges Afghan Authorities to Fully Investigate the Attack on Female Mayor Zarifa Ghafari

UK Abortion Law Briefly Changes During Covid-19 Outbreak

Outrage in South Korea Over Telegram Sexual Abuse Ring Blackmailing Women and Girls

March Is Women’s History Month: Young Women Are Leaders of The Future

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


Ironically their grandmothers were luckier than some of their Western peers. The secular civil code of 1926, introduced as part of Atatürk's reforms, gave Turkish women civil rights equal to that of men….

• COVID-19: Muslim Women in Dallas Banned from Mosques: Told Their Gender Is Itself A Health Risk

• Women’s Beauty Salons Raided by Yemen's Houthis

• Iranian Women’s Sitting Volleyball Looking To Secure Place At Paralympic Games: Coach

• Sports for All Federation Honours Female Saudi Athletes

• High Time to Unlock Women’s Value In Business

• Saudi Arabia-Returned Woman Tests Positive Of Coronavirus In UP

• Celebrating Women Change-Makers All Over the World, Cartier To Honora Women At Expo 2020 Dubai

• The Taliban Doesn’t Care About Women’s Rights and Neither Does the Afghan Government

• Banat Masr: New All-Women Project To See Light In Egypt

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


• Dialogue Sessions of Women 20 Empower Saudi Women

• Retired Cop, Another Arrested For `Assaulting' Protester Woman at Anti-CAA Protest In Nagpada, Mumbai

• Women Call off Anti-CAA Protest at Clock Tower in Lucknow Temporarily In view Of the Corona Virus Scare

• Pakistani Islamists Accused Of Defacing Pro-Woman Mural

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


Petrol Bomb Thrown at Shaheen Bagh Protest Site, No Injuries

Women to Continue Sit-In at Shaheen Bagh; Four-Hour Shifts Planned

New York Couple Wed In Marriage Officiated from Friend's Window During COVID-19 Outbreak

Afghanistan- Daikundi women drug addicts want treatment

Egyptian Salafists In Uproar Over Bill Restricting Polygamy, Underage Marriages

What Pregnant Women Need To Know During Pandemic

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


Some protesting women were injured but the event created the sort of repercussions they wanted. They wanted their right to come out from the tyranny of men, especially regarding their bodies….

• Women Make Their Presence Felt In New Lebanon Cabinet

• UK Official: Saudi Women's Progress 'Striking' and 'Strong'

• Christian Woman Can't Marry Because Identification Card Wrongly States She's Muslim

• It’s Time NP Ashley Stops Saving the Muslim Women

• Police Violence on Women Protesters at Lucknow’s Ghanta Ghar Leaves Three Critical

• Jinwar, the Middle East's First Feminist Commune For Arab, Kurdish, And Yazidi Victims Of Islamic State

• One Woman’s Dream Fuelled Gilgit Baltistan’s Flower Industry

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


• Muslim Women and Children Racially Abused At Christchurch Shop

• Women’s Empowerment in Pakistan Promoted through Films

• Egypt Detains Women Who Called for Prisoner Release amid Coronavirus, Lawyer Says

• How Women Are Leading the Way In North-East Delhi

• 103-Year-Old Iran Woman Survives Coronavirus: Report

• Yemen: Women Revive Country's Oldest Factory to Sew Face Masks

• Turkey’s TIKA Empowers Women In Afghanistan

• Saudi Arabia Is Not Offside On Gender Equality

• Why Educated Women Are Out Of the Mainstream Workforce in Pakistan

• From Victims to Superwomen: Honouring Female Strength in Afghanistan

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


• Abeer Hosts First Women’s Cricket Match in Jeddah

• Meet Kabul’s Fleet of First All-Women Fast Food-Sellers

• Forbes Top 100: Meet the Six Arab Women Topping the Tech Game

• Women Revive Old Yemeni Factory to Produce Facemasks

• Arab Women Aren’t Just into Design and Fashion, They're Dominating STEM

• STC Signs Women’s Empowerment Principles of UN

• Saudi Women's Driving Activist On Trial Almost 2 Years after Ban Was Lifted

• Coronavirus: Egypt Releases Four Women Who Held A Protest Demanding Release Of Prisoners

• The Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act

• Afghan Women Appeal to Pompeo to Monitor Taliban's Treatment Of Women

• Women-Run Businesses Squeezed by Iran’s Coronavirus Crisis

• Syrian Army Accused of Targeting Older Women

• Study: 33pc Malaysian Women Hold Senior Leadership Roles In Country, Higher Than Global Average

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


However, there is no regret because they have achieved what the seasoned politicians and opportunist, YouTube-mullahs could not. They have awakened the collective conscience of Indian people, they have ignited the fire of protests across the country, and they were instrumental in the formation of Dalit Muslim alliance which will have wide political and social ramifications in the country. They have won….

• Arab News Closer To Goal of Gender-Balanced Newsroom

• Egypt Allocates LE242B for Women in 1.5 Years

• Malaysia's Women Eco-Activists Fight On In The Face Of Threats And Prison

• This Malaysian Woman Is Flying High In the Local Aviation Industry

• Afghan Women, Pilgrimages and Their Devoted Beliefs

• British-Iranian Woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Temporarily Released From Tehran Jail

• Met Police Forced To Pay Out Damages to Muslim Woman

• Meet Saudi Arabia's Plus Size Model Ghalia Amin

• ‘Pakistani Women’s Talent Unparalleled’

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


History bears witness to women who changed the world, through powerful decisions, innovative legislations and reforms that bore witness to the fact that women irrespective of race, colour or language have the capacities to bring forth changes; but somewhere in these pages of history, women in hijabs slowly began to disappear….


Pakistani women are fighting not just the country’s patriarchal mindset, but also deep-rooted religious extremism. Over the last few decades and as a result of the Afghan war, politicization and Islamization have remained hand-in-glove. But the roots long pre-date the conflict....


• Striking Women Win Bumper Pay Rise in Turkey

• Bahrain: Women Constitute Nearly Third of Investors in Bourse

• Syria Has Far More Female Palestinian Prisoners than Israel — but No One Cares

• Qatar Charity Celebrates Achievements of Women

• Saudi Private Sector to Give Mandatory Two-Week Leave to Pregnant Women, Sick People

• Coronavirus in Kerala: Two Women from Malappuram Test Positive, Had Visited Saudi Arabia

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


This battle between the sexes has been fought for millennia, and mostly, it has been contested across the bodies of women. It is only in the last century that women in the West have gained a measure of equality….

The jailing of a woman from conservative Sunni society helped spark anti-regime marches, cascading into events that made Syria one of the most devastating conflicts since the Second World War...

• Iranian Woman Humiliates Man Who Attacked Her over Veil

• Qatari Woman Still Feels Unsafe Despite Fleeing Violence

• Nigerian Air Force Female Pilots Bomb Boko Haram Hideout

• Syrian Female Journalists Facing Their Bitter Reality In Idlib

• Saudi Health Ministry Grants Pregnant Women Sick Leave to Avoid Virus Risks

• Black Muslim Women Working Months of Intersections

• Saudi Law Granted Women New Freedoms. Their Families Don’t Always Agree.

• Iraqi Photographer’s Lens Captures Iraq’s Protests, Women’s Role In Exhibit On Uprisings

• Pakistan Tops In Holding Biases Against Women: UN Report

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


Shaheen Bagh Women Refuse to End Protest Despite Coronavirus Threat

Letter To NZ From Islamic Women's Council: 'In The Face Of Depravity, NZ Chose Humanity'

UK Police Concedes Forcing Woman to Remove Hijab At Airport Was Wrong

Uttarakhand High Court Grants Bail To Person Accused For Uttering The Word ‘Talaq’

US-Taliban Agreement Leaves Afghan Women in Jeopardy

Bookmarking Poetry: These Female Arab Poets Are A Must-Read

Inside One Man’s Secret Mission To Rescue Jihadi Brides From ISIS

Compiled By New Age Islam News Bureau


He’s seen too much family violence in Britain, India and Pakistan. He’s highly critical of those who discourage or deny women from pursuing education, comparing it to the pre-Islamic practice of burying baby girls alive….

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