Topic: Women in the Islamic World

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

Historical map of Tripolitania under the Karamanli dynasty (source: Wikipedia)

Libya

Miss Tully′s ″Narrative of a Ten-Year Residence at Tripoli in Africa″

Sarah Judith Hofmann (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Sexual assaults at Cologne′s main station

#KoelnHbf – An attack on my freedom

Three young women wearing headscarves walk through the city centre of Munich (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Women and Islam

On Muslim women and the Islamic dress code

Pro-women's rights demonstration in Aden (photo: DW/N. Alyousefi)

Violence against women

Young Arab men fight for women′s rights

Mock-up of a prostitute′s room from the installation ″Grande Maison″ (photo: Soliman/Gielens)

Prostitution in Tunisia

The big reveal

Marina Golbahari stars a young women forced to pose as a boy named Osama in the feature film "Osama" (photo: Imago/Entertainment Pictures)

Book review: ″The Underground Girls of Kabul″

Boys for a time

The Iranian author Fariba Vafi (photo: Maryam Aras)

Interview with the Iranian author Fariba Vafi

"Cliches have no place in writing″

″My Stealthy Freedom″ women’s rights campaign logo

Women′s rights in Iran

"Now it's the men's turn"

The German-Afghan photographer Lela Ahmadzai (photo: dpa)

Interview with the German-Afghan photographer Lela Ahmadzai

The undaunted women of Kabul

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