Topic: Feminism in Islam

Nora Al-Jarawi (also Noura, Noora), Yemeni political leader and media activist (photo: private via Twitter + logo of womensolidaritynetwork)

Yemen’s other war

Female politicians targeted on social media

Women protesting against President Kaïs Saïed's proposed constitution in the run-up to the referendum on 25 July (photo: Zeubair Soussiy/REUTERS)

Referendum on a new constitution for Tunisia

Rolling back the achievements of the revolution

Saudi women walk past a mural painting showing King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tahliya street in the capital Riyadh on 5 December 2019 (photo: FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP)

Emancipation in the MENA region

The patriarchy is crumbling

A Tunisian woman wearing a "burkini", a full-body swimsuit that covers everything except the face, feet and hands, walks in the sea with a young child at Ghar El Melh beach in Tunisia, on 16 August 2016 (photo: Fethi Belaid/AFP)

France and Islam

French mayor reignites burkini row

Muslim woman in a Sufi shrine: The role of female scholars in the transmission of traditional knowledge in Islam has long been underestimated (photo: Imago/Saqib Majeed)

Female scholars in Islam

Unsung guardians of the 'true' tradition

In 2020, these Kuwaiti activists founded the first and only platform for women parliamentary candidates – "Mudhawi's List" (photo: Mulhawi's List)

Gulf region

Women’s empowerment not all it seems

Young, feminist, Muslim - Toya Zurkuhlen is an editor at the "Datteltäter" and converted to Islam four years ago (photo: Julius Matuschik)

Muslimas on Instagram

The many ways to tie a headscarf

Still from Iman K. Zawahry's "American*ish" (distributed by

Fatima & Zawahry's "American*ish"

Not quite the American dream

Muslim women wearing headscarves in Munich (photo: imago/Ralph Peters)

ECJ headscarf ruling problematic for Germany

When it comes to headscarves, commerce trumps God

Professor Amina Wadud leads a Friday prayer service in Oxford, England on 17 October 2008 (photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP/picture-alliance)

Amina Wadud's "Qur'an and Woman" revisited

"Inequality between men and women is contrary to Islam"

Author and historian Raphael Cormack at the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival (photo: photoshot/picture-alliance)

Interview with Raphael Cormack, author of "Midnight in Cairo"

From dust to glory – the divas of Egypt’s roaring 20s

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”

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