Women

 A course on principles of Tajweed recitation of the Holy Quran is underway in Turkey’s southeastern Diyarbakir province.

The OIC is organizing a workshop on “The role of women in the development of OIC member states” in collaboration with the Statistical, Economic, Social Research and Training Center for Islamic Countries (SESRIC).

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has organized a workshop on “The role of women in the development of OIC member states”, in collaboration with the Statistical, Economic, Social Research and Training Center for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), a subsidiary organ of OIC, on October 3-4 at SESRIC headquarters in Ankara, Turkey.

 Kimia Alizadeh became the first Iranian woman to won an Olympics medal by winning bronze in -57 kg class of taekwondo at Rio 2016.

American Muslim Ilhan Omar made history on Tuesday, August 9, by becoming the first Somali-American lawmaker in the United States after winning the Democratic primary election in Minnesota House District 60B.

 Several dozen Palestinian women, including 12 minors, are currently being held in Zionist’s HaSharon prison.

 Nigeria’s court of appeals on Thursday ruled that Muslim female students can wear their head covering to schools, dismissing a government ban as “discriminatory and an infringement on the constitutional rights” of the affected students.

A national Quran memorization and recitation competition is planned to be organized for women in the holy city of Karbala, Iraq.

Bahraini local human rights group called for an "impartial" investigation into the death of a woman in what the government claimed was a bombing, however conflicting stories emerged about details regarding the incident.

A Muslim woman said she plans to file a federal lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department for a clear case of profiling.

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