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First  Woman Head Chef in Riyadh Hotel

First Woman Head Chef in Riyadh Hotel

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dhoha Abdullah has become the first Saudi female chef in Saudi Arabia, where she’s become a head chef at a hotel in Riyadh. Dhoha, who holds a Master’s Degree in social services, began to improve her cooking skills after her family encouraged her and told her she cooked better food than hotels and restaurants did. […]

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors Sing to Ban Child Marriage

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors Sing to Ban Child Marriage

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

“A little girl is still a child. She cannot be a mother or a bride. Let her grow up to live a fulfilling life. Say NO to child marriage,” sings Kidjo, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, along with UNICEF national Goodwill Ambassador Zeynab Abib New York: Singer Angélique Kidjo and eight of Benin’s other music artists […]

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Al Ghaith Wafiyya College – A Madrasa for Women

Al Ghaith Wafiyya College – A Madrasa for Women

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Al Ghaith Wafiyya College – a women-only Islamic seminary in Kerala, conducted a one-of-its kind convocation ceremony for its female graduates who had successfully completed a five-year course in Islamic studies coupled with a Bachelors from a recognised secular university. By Muhammed Nafih At the beginning of August, Al GhaithWafiyya College—a women-only Islamic seminary in […]

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Chinese Muslim Woman Scales Mount Everest

Chinese Muslim Woman Scales Mount Everest

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Chinese Muslim woman from Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has successfully scaled Mount Everest. Ma Liyamu, a Muslim from Jichang Hui Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang, started doing outdoor sports in 1996, but concealed her career from her other family members except her father, until the media widely reported her in 2015. In 2015, she […]

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Moderate Malerkotla Shows the Way

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Police records have no complaint of inquiry in a triple talaq case.  One of the reasons for this could be better education. By Parvesh Sharma The Muslim-majority town of Malerkotla in Punjab could perhaps be the only place in the country unmoved by the heat over ‘triple talaq, being debated in the Supreme Court. No […]

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Amina Hossain – Why She is Fondly called the ‘Mother Teresa of Malda’

Amina Hossain – Why She is Fondly called the ‘Mother Teresa of Malda’

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

It was a personal tragedy that moved Amina to think about caring for all: both her sons are physically handicapped. By Zaidul Haque Mother Teresa’s love for humanity is both well-known and well-documented. Even today, the Missionaries of Charities continue her work, and it would not be wrong to say that Mother Teresa’s name is […]

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Saudi Prince Supports Women Driving

Saudi Prince Supports Women Driving

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Saudi former minister said that allowing women to drive was bound to happen and that women would be driving society, not just cars. “The ban on women driving has been imposed on us, and women in the past used to lead their own camels. Women need to be empowered because they represent more than […]

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India’s First Women Qazis

India’s First Women Qazis

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Muslim community in India is all set to see its first batch of women Qazis, or Islamic judges, make inroads into a domain hitherto considered exclusively for men. Even as the triple-Talaq controversy rages on, the Muslim community in India is all set to see its first batch of women Qazis, or Islamic judges, […]

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The Doyennes of Learning

| July 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The first university in the world was founded by a Muslim woman. One of the Arab world’s most prestigious and oldest universities was also founded by an Arab princess. Women had a remarkable role in building schools and patronising the sciences throughout Islamic history. By Tharwat Al-Batawi Of the many contradictions in the way we […]

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Indonesian Women Ulema Hold National Gathering

Indonesian Women Ulema Hold National Gathering

| July 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Women ulema or Muslim clerics from across Indonesia recently held their first major national gathering in Cirebon, West Java. Women ulema or Muslim clerics from across Indonesia recently held their first major national gathering in Cirebon, West Java. The goal was two fold: to gain recognition for women religious scholars, and to advance women’s rights […]

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