Category: Woman's Voice

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Yazidi Girls Seek to Find Healing

When Rainas Elias was 14, 'Islamic State' militants overran her Yazidi homeland in northern Iraq, kidnapped her and sold her to a fighter who repeate [...]

Indonesian Islamic Women’s Group Help Transgender School

In line with its inclusive policy and moderate approach, the Yogyakarta branch of Fatayat Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the women's wing of the Indonesian Is [...]
Muslim Board has Little to  Offer Muslim Women  Demanding Right to  Pray in Mosques

Muslim Board has Little to Offer Muslim Women Demanding Right to Pray in Mosques

While welcoming the submission of the All India Muslim Personal Board (AIMPLB) in the Supreme Court that Islam permits Muslim women to pray insid [...]

46% Women Among 17,000 Saudis Registered to Become Conciliators

The Saudi Ministry of Justice recently announced that as many as 17,000 people had applied to register as conciliators at the Reconciliation Center u [...]

Egypt: Outcry Against Female Genital Mutilation

After the death of a young girl in upper Egypt during a botched circumcision, women and doctors in Cairo launched a number of protests in recent days [...]
Woman Ensures Dignity  in Death for Unclaimed  Bodies

Woman Ensures Dignity in Death for Unclaimed Bodies

Jubeda Akbar Ali Women are not usually allowed into burial grounds. But in NR Pura of Chikkamagaluru district in Karnataka, a Muslim woman has bro [...]
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