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Dr. Falak Naz Rahman: is a Pediatrician and Masters in Public Health from University of Texas at Houston, USA, and has a work experience of more than 25 years in the field of clinical and community development work. Accepted Ahmadiyyat in 1993 by sheer grace and blessings of Allah. Worked as a senior faculty in Aga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan and also in various National and International NGOs such as SCF (UK), Options (UK), UNICEF, ADB funded projects, NRSP and many others.

Rare copy of first Bible printed in English to be auctioned

theguardian — Copy of William Tyndale translation expected to fetch £35,000 at Sotheby’s, 50 years after current owner bought it for 25 shillings in a secondhand bookshop The current owner…

‘Miss Muslimah’ Photos Show Just How Outdated Western Views Of The Muslim World Really Are

Huff Post: by Priscilla Frank — Yes, there are a lot of differences separating Miss Muslimah, a Muslim beauty pageant in Yogakarta, Indonesia, from those broadcast across the Western world.…

A Scary Look at What Life Is Like for Women in Military Academies

Women are making major strides in the military, rising to leadership positions and breaking boundaries like never before. But there’s still a scary undercurrent of sexism and sexual assault, and…

Empowering Women Requires Collaborative Solutions

Huff Post: by Catherine Russell — Recently Jack Ma called women executives “the secret sauce” of his company Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant. His sentiment is one that research proves…

Buddhist monks seek to ban schoolgirls from wearing headscarves in Burma

theguardian: by Simon Lewis — Influential group of monks also plans to encourage people to vote for candidates who ‘will not let our race and religion disappear’ in this year’s…

Diet that mimics fasting appears to slow aging

ScienceDaily — Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? New research that periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may yield a wide range…

Turkey elections mark the start of a revolution for women

Source: The Guardian: By Semanur Karaman With more female MPs than ever before and the success of a political party that supports women, Turkey is on the threshold of a…

Why Beef Ban in Indian State Undermines Secularism

International Herald Tribune: by Justin Rowlatt — From BBC News It is a bizarre image: cops demanding mug-shots of cows rather than crooks. But that’s what officers in the city…

Attack on 11-year-old in Rio highlights fears of rising religious intolerance

theguardian: by Bruce Douglas — Members of Brazil’s growing evangelical movement are increasingly threatening to followers of Candomblé, as the churches compete for souls and space   Candomble priestess Mae…

You Can Be My Sister Without The Mask

Huff Post: by Sydney Latimer — Dear Ms. Dolezal, I want to start out this letter by saying, if I were to meet you in the street, I would call…

Angelina Jolie’s Feminist Speech on Sexual Violence Deserves a Standing Ovation

mic.com: by Natasha Noman — Late last week, Angelina Jolie gave a rabble-rousing speech on sexual violence at the African Union summit in Johannesburg. She said, in no uncertain terms, that ending…

What Muslim extremists and rightwing racists have in common

theguardian: by Deeyah Khan — Extremists love to have a demonised enemy, says film maker Deeyah Khan, but it doesn’t have to be inevitable that we give them one From…

New study finds that cigarettes are linked to nearly half of all deaths from a dozen common cancers

Business Insider: by Lisa Rapaport — (Reuters Health) – Roughly half of deaths from 12 smoking-related cancers may be linked directly to cigarette use, a US study estimates. While the…

Court rules New York Sikh student can serve in US army with beard and turban

theguardian — An attorney for the Sikh Coalition said the decision to let Iknoor Singh enlist while adhering to Sikh rules is ‘an important victory for religious freedom’ Sikhism, a…

‘Covering One’s Face Does Not Render One Silent Or Stupid’

Huff Post: by Zianab bint Younus — Muslim women and the niqab are always a hot topic, always some good clickbait. There is always someone excited to go ‘behind the…

View from abroad: I wrote this column — despite being a woman

Dawn.com: by Shada Islam —   YES, let’s make fun of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sexist praise of his Bangladeshi counterpart, Sheikh Hasina, for being tough on terror “despite…

Tolerant Islam should be protected

theguardian: by Giles Fraser — Kazakhstan is at a decisive moment between a Soviet atheist past and an increasingly Islamic future United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon and Kazakh president…

Scientifically, Readers Are The Best People To Fall In Love With. Here’s Why…

higherperspectives.com — According to two studies, published in 2006 and 2009, people who read fiction are the most capable of empathy and “theory of mind,” which is the ability to hold opinions and…

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