A Saudi woman’s parents annul her marriage without her permission because they claim she “married beneath her.” Bad form!
A Muslim juror who wears niqab has been asked to remove it.
Martina Sabra looks at Islamic feminism in Morocco.
Qatari archer/racer Nada Zeidan urges more women to get involved in sports.
Senay Özdemir argues that it’s healthy for young Muslim women to experiment sexually.
Three Muslim women who feel their imam ignored their concerns because of their gender sue him for a breach of human rights.
- Kadija Abdul Wahed becomes the first Qatari woman to participate in a horse race. Mashallah!
A review about Territories, a play that highlights how a Muslim woman might have been at the heart of the Crusades.
- The Canadian Press looks at Caramel, an award-winning movie about a beauty salon in Beirut.
Kuwaiti education minister Nuriya al-Sabeeh endures a no-confidence vote against those who accuse her of corruption. SNAP!
Women can now stay alone in hotels in Saudi Arabia.
Since abortion is illegal except in rare medical cases in Malaysia, young women often take abortion pills instead.
Turkey moves to end its ban on hejab in universities!
- An Iraqi refugee tells her story.