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Why global violence against women and girls must become new UK priority

theguardian: by Bethan Cansfield — A recent UN study found that one in 10 girls face sexual abuse. While these statistics may be shocking, they are not surprising. Violence against women and…

Facts About Women – Top 10 Facts About Women and Women’s Issues

About News: by Linda Lowen — When it comes to the facts about women’s lives, we don’t need to focus on women’s issues, do we? Nowadays, women and men are…

Africa Union troops ‘raped’ girls in Mogadishu, Somalia

African Union (AU) troops raped women and girls seeking medical aid or water from their bases in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, a rights group says. The troops had “misused” their power…

It Isn’t Easy For A Single Muslim Girl

Domestic violence is a problem we are barely managing. But we need to end it

Epigraph: It is lawful for you to make love to your wives on the night of the fast. They are a garment for you, and you are a garment for…

1 in 5 U.S. Women Are Raped at Some Point, Report Says

Epigraph: And say to the believing women that they restrain their eyes and guard their private parts, and that they disclose not their natural and artificial beauty except that which…

One in 10 girls sexually abused, says UN report

About 120 million girls around the world – slightly more than one in 10 – have been raped or sexually assaulted by the age of 20, a UN report says.…

Muhammad (sa) – The Liberator of Women

Review of Religions: August 2014 Hazrat Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad – Khalifatul Masih II(ra) Hazrat Mirza Bashir-Ud-Din Mahmud Ahmadra (1889–1965) was the second Successor of the Promised Messiahas and he was the…

Manal al-Sharif: A Saudi woman who dared to drive

The Struggle of Muslim Women to Fit in

By Maliha Fatima Rahman Coming of Faith brings the voices of Muslim American women to the world through multidimensional storytelling and empowerment initiatives. This post was originally published on Coming of Faith. I was…

In The U.K., Muslim Women Don The Veil To Declare Faith Amidst Intolerance

Reuters  | By Belinda Goldsmith & Olivia Harris Posted: 08/22/2014 10:13 am EDT  (Reuters) – When youth worker Sumreen Farooq was abused in a London street, the 18-year-old decided it was…

Iranian Woman wins Highest Prize in Math – Fields Medal

Maryam Mirzakhani, a Professor at Stanford, was one of four winners honored Wednesday at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul. Maryam Mirzakhani Becomes First Woman To Win Prestigious Fields…

Why are so many people obsessed with Muslim women’s wardrobes?

It’s dangerous to target a minority of women for the way they dress, argues Shaista Aziz If someone asked you to list the most sinister developments of our time, I…

Islamic State ‘fatwa’ ordering FGM ‘likely to be a hoax’

The Telegraph: by Richard Spencer — A “fatwa” by the extremist group Islamic State ordering women in areas of Iraq under its control to undergo female genital mutilation is now…

Women Form A Negative View Of Other Women More Quickly Than Men Do Of Men

Source: Forbes By Peggy Drexler Contributor: I write about gender, work and the modern family. I wrote about the increase in the numbers of “queen bees” in the workplace, women who aim…

Man tore off woman’s hijab in Long Beach hate crime; suspect sought

he Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the man who committed a hate crime against a Muslim woman in the Bixby Knolls area. Authorities said…

Local Attorney to Present “Declaration of Equalities for Muslim Women” Today

Epigraph: But whoso does good works, whether male or female, and is a believer, such shall enter Heaven, and shall not be wronged even as much as the little hollow…

Muslim groups slam new call for UK burka ban

Muslim groups across the UK have hit out against a campaign to ban burkas, saying the “dangerous” move would fuel Islamophobia at a time of increasing racial tensions in Britain.…

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