Topic: Women in the Islamic world

Muslim student during the "European Studies" gala fundraiser held at Germany's Federal Foreign Office in Berlin (photo: picture alliance / Andreas Keuchel)

The image of Muslim women

“We refuse to be hijab-wearing princesses”

18 year-old Afghan Negin Khapalwak plays the piano (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Jawad)

Afghanistan and civil society

Ban on Afghan girls singing dropped after activist outrage

Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian physician, author and well-known women′s rights advocate (photo: Nawal El Saadawi)

Obituary: Nawal El Saadawi, Egyptian women's rights activist

Defiant icon of the Arab women's movement

"The Grass is Green, the Sky is Blue and She is Black", photography, 2017 (© Parastou Forouhar)

Interview with Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

"Opposition to the religious patriarchal system is female"

Symbolic image: femicide in Turkey (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Pimentel)

Turkey's femicide problem

"It was suicide!" – a state-sanctioned cover-up?

Fatma Aliye on Turkey's new 50 lira bank note

International Women's Day

Fatma Aliye, pioneering women's rights under the Ottomans

Film poster: "As I want" by Samaher al-Qadi (dsitributed by Prophecy Films)

Berlinale 2021: Samaher al-Qadi's "As I want"

“We’re meant to be ashamed of the way we laugh”

Moroccan novelist Meryem Alaoui (photo: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Merymen Alaoui's "Straight from the Horse’s Mouth"

A fiercely enjoyable feminist fairytale

Yemen air strike on Sanaa (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Huwais)

Interview with Yemen expert Marie-Christine Heinze

"Now is the time to start preparing for reconstruction"

Televangelist Adnan Oktar (C) and other suspects are brought to the Haseki Training and Research Hospital May 29 Additional Service Building in order to send to court in Istanbul, Turkey on July 18, 2018. The number of arrests in connection with a controversial televangelist rose to 179 as police in Turkey searched for those with suspected links to his cult-like organisation (photo: Isa Terli / Anadolu Agency)

Turkey

Sect leader Adnan Oktar – 1,000 years for sex crimes

Students from Axsos' first boot camp in Ramallah (photo: DW/Tania Kraemer)

IT in the Occupied Territories

Software developers at coding boot camp in Silicon Wadi

Libyan women celebrate in Tripoli on 20 October 2011 after the announcement of the death of Libyan strongman and long-term dictator Muammar Gaddafi (photo: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images)

Civil society held hostage by corruption and murder

Libya's peace process doomed to failure without its women

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