Advertisement

RSSCategory: Women’s Voice

Women Free To Marry Of Their Will: Saudi Scholar

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Saudi religious scholar has issued a fatwa that women are free to marry of their own free will. According to Saudi newspapers, member of Council of Senior Scholars, Sheikh Abdullah Al Menia has said in his fatwa that women above 25 years of age possess the right to marry of their own free will. […]

Continue Reading

UN Chief Selects  Malala Yousafzai as  UN Messenger of Peace

UN Chief Selects Malala Yousafzai as UN Messenger of Peace

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai to be a UN messenger of peace, the highest honour bestowed by the UN chief on a global citizen. UN spokesman, Stephane Dujarric announced that the 19-year-old education advocate will focus worldwide attention on the need for all girls to go to […]

Continue Reading

I wear Hijab, I am Liberated

I wear Hijab, I am Liberated

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

I am a teenager, nobody forced me to cover myself. It’s my choice. But, the people around me tend to mistake my dress for oppression. By Zahra Afreen I heard a snigger from behind, I turned. Oh, the usual. I was wearing my usual attire of loose, black clothing and a head cover. I turned […]

Continue Reading

Girl from North-east Appointed NYT Reporter

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Guwahati: Ayesha Rahman, currently in the 4th sem at Centre for Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development at Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Guwahati, has been appointed as the International Reporter of the New York Times for Environment and Climate Change. She will be covering South Asia and Asia. Ayesha is from Guwahati from where […]

Continue Reading

KSWFWD Reconstituted

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Wakf Foundation for Women Development (KSWFWD) has been reconstituted with the following being appointed members: Salma Taj, Bengaluru; Farhana Taj, Ramanagram; Afzalunnisa, Ramanagram; Gulnaz Begum, Chikkballapur; Sakeena D. Patil, Kalburgi; Raziya Begum, Koppla; Shireen Taj A. Shaikh, Haveri. Besides Secretary to Govt Dept. of Minority Welfare; Principal Secretary, Hajj and Awkaf; […]

Continue Reading

Bangladesh’s Parliament- Women Hold the Top Four Positions

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Speaker: Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury. Leader of the House: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Opposition Leader: Raushan Ershad. Deputy Leader of Parliament: Syeda Sajeda Chowdhury. BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia was the first woman prime minister of Bangladesh.

Continue Reading

First Woman to Head Police Rescue Department in Oman

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Muscat: The Royal Oman Police (ROP) recently appointed an Omani female officer as the Director of the Police Rescue Department for the first time. Lieutenant Colonel Hanan Al Salimi says: “I feel happy and proud to hold this position, which shows the trust of the police command in Omani policewomen”. She added that Omani policewomen […]

Continue Reading

Muslim Women Scientists – Paving the Way to a Better Future!

Muslim Women Scientists – Paving the Way to a Better Future!

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) has said: “Seeking knowledge is a mandate for every Muslim.” “Every Muslim” means every Muslim man and woman. Many Muslim women have embodied this and shown the world what it means to be an active achiever. Here is a roundup of a few from different parts of the world: Aisha Elsafty Aisha Elsafty is […]

Continue Reading

Third National Urdu Science Congress in Hyderabad

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Azher Majid Siddiqui Hyderabad: The Third National Urdu Science Congress was held at Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad, on February 16 – 17, 2017. Scholars of Arabic Urdu and Persian languages, educators, writers, poets, historians, heads of institutions and science reporters participated in the Congress. The inaugural session was presided over by […]

Continue Reading

Mehriban Aliyeva: Azerbaijain’s First Vice President

Mehriban Aliyeva: Azerbaijain’s First Vice President

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Baku: Azerbaijani President, Ilham Aliyev appointed Mehriban Aliyeva as the first vice-president of the country. Aliyeva, the first lady of Azerbaijan, is also the president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador, and a member of the parliament. “I will hold interests of our country and people above all. I will try […]

Continue Reading