Topic: Women in the Islamic world

Two women wearing the headscarf (source: Inside Indonesia)

Women and Islam in Indonesia

Reformers, Resisters and Devotees

Rafidah Abdul Razak and Surayah Ramlee (photo: AP)

Women as Sharia Judges in Malaysia

A Step forward in Equal Rights

Gertrude Bell, Letters from Baghdad (source:

Gertrude Bell's Orient Travels

Escape from the Tight Corset of the Modern Age

Book cover "The Secret Life of Syrian Lingerie"

The Secret Life of Syrian Lingerie

Panties from the "Axis of Evil"