Topic: Feminism in Islam

Sara Najafi and Parvin Namazi (both left) in a still from the film "No Land's Song"

Film review: "No Land's Song"

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One woman's quest to make Iranian women's voices heard

Fereshta Ludin, Berlin, 20 March 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/D. Gerlach)

Interview with Fereshta Ludin

"The decision for or against the headscarf is wholly a matter for the woman herself"

The first two editions of the women's magazine "Zhin" (photo: DW/O. Greenway)

Women's magazine "Zhin" in Iraqi Kurdistan

Challenging traditions

Female supporters of Islamic State (photo: dpa/picture-alliance/syriadeeply.org)

"Women of the Islamic State"

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Prisoners of a barbaric system

Zara Faris (photo: private)

Interview with Zara Faris

"Feminism is about stereotypes on how women should live"

Participants at the congress "Horizons of Islamic Theology" in Frankfurt (photo: Institute for the Study of Islamic Culture and Religion)

The Congress "Horizons of Islamic Theology"

A disintegration of Islam?

Maha El-Kaisy-Friemuth (photo: private)

Interview with Maha El-Kaisy-Friemuth

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"We urgently need reform within Islam"

Rabeya Müller (photo: Ulrike Hummel)

Portrait of the theologian Rabeya Müller

Equality in the name of Islam

Joumana Haddad (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

Interview with Joumana Haddad

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"I don't believe in female solidarity"

Women protesting outside the parliament in Rabat on 17 March 2012 after the suicide of Amina Filali (photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Women's rights in Morocco

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Gender equality on paper only

Zahra Ali (photo: private)

Book review: Zahra Ali's "Islamic Feminisms"

Female emancipation based on the spirit of Sharia

Abdullah Hamidaddin wearing his daughter's abaya (photo: Abdullah Hamidaddin)

The hijab

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Power and the headscarf

Leila Bekhti (photo: Tiberius Film)

Sexual Repression in the Arab World

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Anguish, Love and Poetry

Information evening on genital mulitation at the Coptic Center for Training and Development, an NGO in Beni Sueif (photo: Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images)

Genital Mutilation in Egypt

Control over Female Sexuality

An Egyptian demonstrator in Cairo during a protest against the Muslim Brotherhood (photo: picture-alliance/landov)

The Muslim Brotherhood and Women's Rights in Egypt

A Project of Patriarchal Extremism

Femen campaign 'Topless Jihad Day' (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

Women Muslims Outraged by Femen Action

Exposing Misunderstandings

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