Topic: Women in the Islamic world

Tunisʹ first female mayor, Souad Abderrahim (photo: DW/N. Alsarras)

Souad Abderrahim: Mayor of Tunis

The "Sheikha", the city and its problems

Nawal El Saadawi (photo: picture-alliance/AFP/Nagmani)

Interview with Egyptian activist Nawal El Saadawi

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"We are a hundred years behind"

Iranian author Fariba Vafi (photo: Nashr-e Markaz)

Book review: Fariba Vafi′s "Der Traum von Tibet"

Women suffering in silence

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi (photo: picture-alliance)

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

The red herring of 'Islamic human rights'

Theologian Dina El Omari (photo: private)

Interview with Dina El Omari on feminism and Islam

"Muslim women need space for critical self-reflection"

Screenshot from Jafar Panahiʹs "Three Faces" (distributed by Memento Films)

Jafar Panahiʹs "Three Faces"

An anti-feminist manifesto

Egyptian singer Dina El Wedidi performs at the El Genina Theatre in Cairo (photo: dinaelwedidi.com)

Egyptian singer Dina El Wedidi

Hypnotic rail rhythms

Algerian film-maker Drifa Mezenner (source: Fcebook; Drifa Mezenner)

Algerian film-maker Drifa Mezenner on the generation gap

"Inshallah, if God lets us live that long"

Harmonica app (source: Harmonica Facebook page)

Matchmaking for millennials

Finding a spouse the halal way

Pakistani human rights activist Jalila Haider (photo: private)

Interview with Pakistani human rights activist Jalila Haider

"Women need to fight with all their might"

Rose Coco from South Sudan with her son Yusuf (photo: Goethe-Institut/Aya Nabil)

Egyptian society

Migrants – ever the foreigners?

Egyptian athlete Manal Rostom (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Nike/V. Balla)

Egyptian athlete Manal Rostom

Nike's 'hijab survivor'

Hoda Marmar, administrator of Beirutʹs Bookoholics (photo: Hoda Marmar)

Profile: Hoda Marmar, administrator of Beirutʹs Bookoholics

Truly, madly, deeply into books

U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco, Dwight Bush, Sr., the provincial governor, Younes Elbathaoui, the president of the Moroccan Jewish Community of Marrakech-Safi, Jacky Kadoch, and president of the High Atlas Foundation, Yossef Ben-Meir distribute fruit trees to farmers and schoolchildren in 2016 (photo: High Atlas Foundation)

The High Atlas Foundationʹs fruit tree nursery project

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Muslim-Jewish goodwill blossoms in Morocco

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