Topic: Women in the Islamic World

"The Pipelighter" by Jean-Leon Gerome (source: Wikipedia)

The headscarf in the colonial period

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Remove your veils!

Mona Shaikh (photo: Ash Gupta/838 Media Group)

Interview with comedian Mona Shaikh

"Being able to create a dialogue is a very important step for me"

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

Women's magazine "Zhin" in Iraqi Kurdistan

Challenging traditions

Ronja von Wurmb-Seibel (photo: Niklas Schenck)

Interview with Ronja von Wurmb-Seibel

"My life in Afghanistan is more normal than people assume"

Protests in Ankara following the murder of Ozgecan Aslan (photo: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Turkish women's rights activist Selime Buyukgoze

A history of resistance

Indian women during a protest outside police headquarters in New Delhi, India, 13 January 2015, shout slogans against what they see as police negligence in the investigation of the rape and murder of a woman (photo: EPA/MONEY SHARMA)

Leslee Udwin's controversial documentary "India's daughter"

Indian government ban causes uproar

The Algerian writer Malek Alloula (photo: Krzysztof Zielinski)

Obituary: the Algerian writer Malek Alloula

A prophet unaccepted in his own country

Tailback in Tehran (photo: MEHR)

Book review: "I'm Probably Lost" by Sara Salar

Silent rebellion

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

Assia Djebar (photo: picture-alliance/obs)

Obituary: the Algerian author Assia Djebar

Trailblazer for her country, her gender and her continent

Tania Saleh (source: taniasaleh.com)

The Lebanese singer Tania Saleh

Beirut's window on Rio

The Iranian artist Golnar Tabibzadeh after the performance of "The Forgotten" (photo: Morgenland Festival Osnabruck)

Art and performance project "The Forgotten"

Focusing attention on hidden realities

Zara Faris (photo: private)

Interview with Zara Faris

"Feminism is about stereotypes on how women should live"

Malala Yousafzai (left) and Kailash Satyarthi after receiving their Nobel Peace Prizes (photo: Reuters/NTB Scanpix/C. Poppe)

Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Serving stereotypes about the subcontinent?

Laila Soliman (photo: Ruud Gielens)

Interview with the Egyptian theatre director Laila Soliman

Revolutions past and present

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