Topic: Women in the Islamic world

Souad Abderrahim, a candidate of the Islamist Ennahda party celebrates after being elected mayor of the city of Tunis on 3 July 2018. She is the first Tunisian woman to hold the post (photo: REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi)

Tunisʹ first female mayor

Abderrahim runs the gauntlet for Tunisian women

Pakistani women voters queuing to cast votes in municipal elections, Karachi, 6 October 2005 (photo: AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

Parliamentary elections in Pakistan

Closing Pakistan's electoral gender gap

Sadaf Foroughi arrives on the red carpet at the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on 11 March 2018 (photo: picture alliance/empics)

Interview with award-winning Iranian film director Sadaf Foroughi

Ava, my adolescent self

Behnaz Jafari and Jafar Panahi in "Three Faces" (photo: Memento Films)

Film review: Jafar Panahi's "Three Faces"

Road movie against patriarchy

Lebanese film director Reem Saleh (photo: Martin Rodriguez Redondo/Goethe.de)

Interview with Lebanese director Reem Saleh

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One big family

Drawing showing torture of women in Syrian prisons (source: Senem Demirayak)

Syrian women in Assadʹs prisons

No end to Bashar's crimes against humanity

Frauenparade pakistanischer Soldatinnen in Islamabad; Foto: AFP

Women in the Saudi military

It's a tough call

Muslim feminist Asma Lamrabet (photo: asma-lamrabet.com)

Islamic inheritance law in Morocco and Tunisia

Feminist Asma Lamrabet under pressure

Traditional Palestinian "tatreez" (photo: Fatima Abbadi)

Traditional Palestinian "tatreez"

Sewing with a message

Film director Danya Alhamrani (left) and producer Dania Nassief (photo: Jordis Zahring)

Documentary: "A Silent Revolution"

Pioneering Saudi women

Iran′s revolutionary leader Ali Khamenei speaks to relatives of the martyr families in Tehran (photo: picture-alliance)

The Islamic Republic turns 39

At risk of Syrianisation?

Symbolic image against rape in India (photo: Getty Images)

Rape in India and Pakistan

Endemic misogyny

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: Reuters)

Mohammed bin Salman′s political agenda

The Saudi parable

The "Strengthening Structures" workshop at the Goethe-Institut Cairo (photo: Roger Anis/Goethe-Institut Cairo)

Goethe-Institut education initiatives in the MENA region

Getting behind civil society

Mahvash Sabet (photo: private)

Interview with Mahvash Sabet

Lyrical flights

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