Topic: Women in the Islamic world

Iraqi women protest in Basra, 7 September 2018 (photo: Reuters/A. Al-Marjani)

Patriarchy and governance

Iraq's token females

Indonesian feminist and author Feby Indirani (screenshot; source: YouTube)

Interview with Indonesian author and feminist Feby Indirani

"God is my partner in crime"

Still from Nouri Bouzidʹs ʺThe Scarecrowsʺ (source: official Facebook page)

Film review: Nouri Bouzidʹs ʺThe Scarecrowsʺ

Making amends is one path to healing

Symbolic image of anti-Muslim racism (photo: Imago/P. Endig)

An enduring stereotype

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The West's gleeful obsession with the 'oppressed Arab woman'

©Goethe-Institut e.V./Perspektiven, Melina Gamal

Women's liberation in the Gulf

Arab women – fighting for their rights for 60 years

Pakistani poet Yusra Amjad challenges societal convention

Iranian director Schokofeh Kamiz (photo: private)

Interview with film director Schokofeh Kamiz

"I was surprised she wasn't a bigger sensation"

The exhibition "Forgotten Enlightenments – Unknown Stories about Islam in Contemporary Art" in Leipzig, Germany (photo: Goethe-Institut/Walther Le Kon)

Global history of ideas – contemporary Muslim art

Enlightenment rediscovered

Bina Shah (photo: Wahaj Alley/Goethe-Institut)

Book review: Bina Shah's "Before She Sleeps"

A bleak future scenario

ABAAD demonstration at the Beirut International Marathon (photo: ABAAD)

Women's rights in Lebanon

Campaign exposes "victim-blaming" attitudes to rape

Raja Alem (photo: Unionsverlag)

Book review: Raja Alem's "Sarab"

Gender under siege in Mecca

Poster advertising the Atteyat al-Abnoudy Retrospective in Berlinʹs Arsenal Cinema

Retrospective of Egyptian film director Atteyat al-Abnoudy

Advocate of the people

Iraqis celebrate the re-opening of the Green Zone, home to government buildings and Western embassies, on 10 December 2018 in the capital Baghdad (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Al-Rubaye)

Iraq post-Islamic State

Baghdadʹs new era of freedom

Representatives of Algerian civil society organisations meet for a National Conference of Civil Society on 15 June 2019 in Algiers (photo: Nourredine Bessadi)

Civil society and democratic transition in Algeria

Algerian activists demand a place at the table

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