Topic: Women in the Islamic World

Film poster advertising Afia Nathaniel′s "Dukhtar" (photo: Dukhtarfilm.com)

Pakistani film ″Dukhtar″

Arthouse with a conscience

The Iranian women′s rights activist Darya Safai protests against the stadium ban in her homeland (photo: Darya Safai)

Iran's stadium ban on women

Excluding the people

Mohim: the myth-busting menstruation app

Pakistan police escort Maliq Ishaq, leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi to the High Court in Lahore (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Str)

Pakistan and sectarianism

The enemy within

Queens of Syria (source: private)

"Queens of Syria" film and theatre project

″I shall leave as my city turns to dust″

Marriage in Indonesia

Act of bravery

Lina Khalifeh from the Jordanian ″Shefighter″ martial arts initiative (photo: Claudia Mende)

Protecting women from violence in Jordan

For a self-determined life

Protests against the murder of Ozgecan Aslan in Ankara (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Altan)

Domestic violence against women in Turkey

″Don′t prevent divorce, prevent murder!″

sister-hood logo (source: Facebook)

Sister-hood: magazine for Muslim women highlights diversity

Muslim fashion show in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Vatsyayana)

Fashion for Muslim women

Modesty a la mode

″Marriage is not a game″ is what this sign in the ″Al Dar″ refuge in Lebanon means. The dolls are a constant reminder of the dangers of child marriage (photo: Iris Mostegel)

Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The house of 18 women

Supporters of women′s rights demonstrate in Ankara against Turkey′s ban on abortions (photo: AP)

Feminists in Turkey

Looking to big sister

Still from "Sufat Chol"

Interview with Israeli film director Elite Zexer

"Sufat Chol" and the Bedouin brides

Iraqi author Ali Bader at The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot)

Ali Bader and ″Al-Kafira″

When Fatima became Sophie

Haura from Basra (front left) and Samarkand from Baghdad (rear right) in the writing workshop in Basra (photo: Inka Thunecke/DW)

Women′s writing workshop in Basra, Iraq

Writing to survive

Still from ″Lantouri″ (source: International Film Festival Berlin)

Iranian feature film "Lantouri"

A society in close-up

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