Category: Woman

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Egypt Court Backs Niqab Ban on Cairo University Staff

A top Egyptian court has ruled in favour of banning female academic staff at Cairo University from wearing the Muslim face veil, known as the niqab, [...]

Belgium to Hire Female Theologians

Female theologians will soon be able to assist Muslim women in Belgian mosques. The Muslim Executive of Belgium (MEB) plans to hire 18 female theolog [...]

Saudi Women To Participate In Popular Sports

The Quality of Life Program 2020 is targeting participation of 1.2 million Saudi women in popular sports. Sources said that the plan includes the est [...]
Women Journalists Awarded

Women Journalists Awarded

The Wire's senior editor Arfa Khanum Sherwani and freelance journalist Rohini Mohan have jointly won the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding [...]
Teens Pen Book on  Muslim Women Real-Life Heroes

Teens Pen Book on Muslim Women Real-Life Heroes

You might think the library is the place where you'll find every type of book in the world. But that wasn't the case for two teenagers from M [...]
Somali Woman Promotes  Peace through Art

Somali Woman Promotes Peace through Art

A famous young female Somali painter is speaking through her paintings across Somalia, and people are noticing. Nujuum Hashi Ahmed's paintings ar [...]
Malala Is My Hero, Says Her Father

Malala Is My Hero, Says Her Father

Most people know Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in 2012 by the Taleban for demanding girls' rights to education, but few [...]
Saudi Woman Appointed Arab  World Goodwill Ambassador

Saudi Woman Appointed Arab World Goodwill Ambassador

A woman from Saudi Arabia, Lamia bint Majed, secretary-general and a member of the board of trustees of Alwaleed Philanthropies, has been appoint [...]
Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling all Over the World

Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling all Over the World

(Lebanese government ministers, left to right; Minister of LaborLamiaYammine, Justice Minister Marie-Claude Najem, Defense Minister ZeinaAkar, Minist [...]
Malaysia: Woman in Leading Post

Malaysia: Woman in Leading Post

A bioterrorism expert recently became Malaysia's first female counterterror chief, taking the helm of the Muslim-majority nation's agency in char [...]
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