Women

Bahrain’s female activists say women in the country face discrimination, marginalization and exclusion under the rule of Al Khalifa regime.

A Christian mother of two has announced her decision to don hijab throughout 40 days of lent, putting herself in the “other” shoes.

The verbal abuse of women in headscarves is on the rise in Melbourne, say Muslim women, with some being shoved and spat on while walking.

For Mohammed Jafri, thoughts that his hijab-wearing wife might be attacked when she is running errands by herself, either in grocery shopping alone or shuttling the kids to the park, have hijacked his personal feeling of safety forever.
 

The Muslim Women Society in Georgia has launched a website with the aim of providing information about Islamic education, raising children and the rights of women.

Indira Kaljo, a female Muslim basketball player, plans to paly with Islamic hijab at European basketball games.

Reacting to increasing attacks targeting veiled Muslim students, the headmaster of an Italian college in north-eastern Italian town Cervignano del Friuli has banned headscarves in classes, seeing them as “provocative”.

Amid reports of discrimination against veiled Muslim students, the debate over wearing hijab at public universities has resurfaced in France, following several comments by politicians supporting a more restricting hijab ban in universities.

Reacting to increasing attacks targeting veiled Muslim students, the headmaster of an Italian college in north-eastern Italian town Cervignano del Friuli has banned headscarves in classes, seeing them as “provocative”.

A young Muslim entrepreneur in St. Louis, Missouri, has succeeded in breaking barriers in here work after encouraging her female colleagues to try her Islamic hijab for a day.

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