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India’s first all-Muslim woman panchayat (or council) works to improve their village’s access to drinking water. (pictured below)
Britain invests in educating Muslim women through management courses and programs that encourage educational and career opportunities, in an attempt to fight isolation and fanaticism in British Muslim communities.
Muslim and Jewish women can now get halal/kosher prenatal vitamins in Canada.
Comment is Free’s Khaled Diab examines why virginity and chastity take a harder toll on women in Egyptian society.
Azerbaijan will ban the headscarf in educational centers such as universities and schools.
A survey found that Americans have really interesting ideas on women who wear headscarves.
A new site in Arabic and English works to promote dialogue about women’s issues.
A new mother in Saudi Arabia leaves the hospital without her newborn after the infant went missing from the hospital’s nursery.
The Associated Press looks at the rising number of female suicide bombers in Iraq.
Dr. Rana Sobh launches a behavioral study that hopes to present a more accurate, human face for Arab Muslim women.
A Muslim woman gets sick of her husband and so flushes him down the toilet. (sigh) At least nobody blamed Islam.
Arabisto.com’s Ather Zia examines the coverage surrounding Bhutto’s death and it (and Bhutto) breaks down stereotypes.
Macedonia will allow Muslim women to wear headscarves in their official documents.