Topic: Women in the Islamic World

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

Asma Jahangir (photo: Wolfgang Schmidt/Right Livelihood Award Foundation)

Interview with Asma Jahangir, winner of the Right Livelihood Award

"Every restriction is based on religion"

Indonesian women's rights activists Azriana Rambe Manalu (right) and Samsidar (photo: Christina Schott)

Women's rights in the Indonesian province of Aceh

"The population is being systematically silenced"

Amsha and her child (photo: Karim El-Gawhary)

The abduction of women by IS

Traded like cattle

Yasmine Merei, editor-in-chief of the women's magazine "Saiedet Souria" (photo: Yasmine Merei)

Interview with Yasmine Merei from the women's magazine "Saiedet Souria"

A new, more self-confident Syrian woman

Still from the film "Desert Dancer" (photo: Senator)

Film review: "Desert Dancer"

Dancing around clichés

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"

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