Topic: Women in the Islamic World

NGO employees protest against the constitutional changes passed by the Turkish parliament in January 2017 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Closure of NGOs in Turkey

Forced to down tools

Saudi women waiting to be picked up by their drivers (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Nureldine)

Saudi health reforms and women′s rights

Still a sore point

Turkish author Elif Shafak (photo: imago)

Book review: Elif Shafak′s ″Three Daughters of Eve″

Straddling worlds

Women speaking in a discussion (photo: British Council)

Gender equality in the Middle East

To the benefit of all

Tunisian rapper Boutheina El Alouadi in front of the Cultural Centre in Nabeul (photo: Julia Neumann)

Tunisian rapper Boutheina El Alouadi

Rapping against sexism and Salafists

Love forbidden on Iranian buses (photo: Mehr)

Lesbians in Iran

Between desire and taboo

Egyptian feminist Azza Soliman (photo: private)

Azza Soliman, an Egyptian feminist at risk

"What has Azza done?"

Iranian singer Mamak Khadem (photo: Afshin Javadi/mamak-khadem.com)

Persian singer Mamak Khadem

Open to new influences

Participant in the My Stealthy Freedom Internet campaign in Tehran (source: My Stealthy Freedom)

Women's rights in Iran

Freedom by stealth – and its public impact

Make-up session shown on Morocco's Channel 2M (source: YouTube)

Moroccan state TV shows women how to hide domestic violence

Cover of Latifa al-Zayyat′s biography (source: mobtada.com)

The 20th anniversary of Latifa al-Zayyat′s death

Dauntless to the end

Young Iranian women in front of a shopping mall in Tehran′s northwest (photo: Getty Images/AFP/B. Mehri)

Ramita Navai: ″City of lies. Love, sex, death and the search for truth in Tehran″

Where nothing is allowed, yet anything is possible

Wedding in Amman (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/dpaweb)

Marital traditions in the Islamic world

Marriage first, love later?

Thousands of demonstrators protested the hanging of Qadri, convicted of assassinating former Punjab governor Salman Taseer in 2011

Saudi influence in Pakistan

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A perilous road

Arab tourists in Baku, Azerbaijan (photo: azvision.az)

Azerbaijan′s enlightenment

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A nation at odds with itself

Nadia Murad (photo: picture-alliance/abacapress)

Profile: Nadia Murad

One woman's fight against Islamic State

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