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Turkish author Selin Tamtekin publishes a fictional book that deals frankly with a Turkish woman’s sexuality, and everybody gets their panties in a twist.
A review of Margot Badran’s latest book Feminism beyond East and West – New Gender Talk and Practice in Global Islam.
Muslim students organize Scarves for Solidarity event to showcase hate crime incidents toward hejabis.
Women’s rights activists in Bahrain work to make sure the recently-set minimum marriage age is not repealed.
Women in Egypt don’t always want to hurry up and get married; a career is just as fulfilling, thank you very much.
Author Jim Zackey looks at how women fare in Al Jazeera’s network.
Musharraf institutes emergency rule and Benazir Bhutto is pissed.
A U.S. program aims to cure AIDS in Africa has a bit of success in Rwanda.
We’re still not done with this?! Kelly McParland looks at the debate about niqab in Canada, and why it’s really just a heap of bigotry wrapped in politics.
A douchebag who assaulted a Muslim women isn’t given jail time because he said he’s sorry.
A U.S. radio host goes on an Islamophobic tirade. They fired Don Imus for calling African women “nappy-headed hos”; why doesn’t this jackass get fired, too?
Maha Akeel discusses the infrastructural faults that take Saudi women’s adult rights away from them.
Iran’s Supreme Leader urges police to keep up with their crackdowns on “bad hejab.” Why don’t you just leave the sisters alone, man?
Muslim women in Tibet stage a demonstration to protest a murder attempt over a dowry. YEAH!
A Jordanian activist’s fight against honor killings in her region.
Women in predominately Muslim countries struggle for equality, according to the World Economic Forum.
Goodbye to freedom of speech in Britain: a Muslim woman is arrested and charged with being a terrorist because she wrote some poems that she thought “sounded cool.”