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Muslim Hedonist discusses female genital cutting with her daughters.
80% of Muslim women in Maharashtra, India, deliver children at health-care facilities.
An article on Muslim women’s activist Raheel Raza.
Sheikh Hasina, the former Prime Minister of Bangladesh, has been hospitalized.
Al-Ahram looks at Hanan Tork’s beauty shop.
The Saudi woman in car crash imbroglio is cleared of reckless driving charges.
The Santa Fe Reporter interviews a Muslim homecoming queen.
A not-quite-love story. It’s a little old, but an interesting read.
Some universities in Turkey continue to uphold the headscarf ban, though the government has threatened prosecution.
Female King Saud University students participated in a dialogue around women’s expectations in the workplace after graduation.
The BBC looks at the lives of male-to-female transsexuals in Iran.
Imad Mughniyeh’s wife blames Syria for her husband’s murder. Did anyone else know that his wife is Iranian? The phrase “Everybody loves a Persian girl” rings true yet again.
A boy is punished for “endangering public safety” by being forced to parade around town in women’s clothing, figuratively slapping women everywhere in the face.
Clarion University offers a program on women’s rights in Islam as part of a larger initiative on “Peace…Not Prejudice.”
Muslim women’s groups in Italy plan to meet for International Women’s Day.
Do you cover your face, but wish boys could see it anyway? There’s a Bluetooth application for you.
Fatemeh Keshavarz speaks at Emory University about the diversity Muslim women.
A look at how Shari’a law in Aceh in Indonesia is harmful for all Indonesians.
Muslim women in the Philippines are told to think entrepreneurially.
The West Bengal Police Service gets its first female Muslim officer. Barikallah!
Rue89 looks at the legacy of wartime rape survivors in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Young Canadian Muslim women talk about the hejab.
Harvard is trying women-only gym hours to accommodate female Muslim students.
Put on your surprised face: Womankind Worldwide reports that Afghanistan is still an extremely dangerous place for women.
A political party in Malaysia promises to hook up older ladies with husbands.
UN agencies target female genital cutting, aiming to eliminate the practice by 2015.
An Afghan girl born with a facial tumor is treated in Italy.
A woman wearing a burqini is thrown out of a public swimming pool in the Netherlands. Boo!
The BBC examines women’s roles in a “renewal of Islam in America.”
Jameela Medina, who was forced to remove her headscarf while in a detention center while under arrest for not having a ticket to ride the subway, proceeds to sue the living daylights out of San Bernadino County.
A woman wearing niqab receives an apology from Wal-Mart because she was mocked by one of their cashiers for wearing a face veil.
ABC does an experiment to find out whether there is prejudice against Muslims in the U.S. Surprise! They found some!
Nigerian politician Habiba Garba wanted photos of her beaten body, which is partially unclothed, published in the newspaper so that people would realize the reality of violence against women. But everyone’s in a tizzy because she showed some skin.
Widows in Saudi Arabia have a difficult time providing for themselves and their families because many of them have to rely on charity.
Germany tries to use shelters and clerics to aid women who feel they are in danger of becoming victim to honor killings.
Amnesty International calls on Iran to stop targeting women’s rights activists.
Helen Latifi writes about the boycott on Danish goods and suggests a boycott…of the boycott.