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* Alya Alvi looks at the state of Kashmiri women.
* Malaysia’s The Star features a laudable article on rape having nothing to do with women’s attire.
* A Bosnian Serb police officer is sentenced for war crimes, among them rape of Muslim women.
* The president of the Association of Muslim Intellectuals in Italy warns against the creation of a “uniform” for Muslim women.
* The New Nation argues that Bangladeshi women need their own bank.
* The latest show of a famous Turkish Islamic clothing company creates a splash.
* Ali Eteraz thinks about the deceptiveness of the argument “Muslim women must liberate
* Muslim women are fired for refusing to wear uniforms that they believe are too revealing
at a Minnesota, U.S.-based company.
* Kazakhstan entertains legalizing polygamy.
* Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs sparks controversy by telling women what to do.
Literally: their website published a long list of dos and don’ts.
* The Khaleej Times explores a workshop for female artists at Abu Dhabi’s Zayed University.
* The New York Times profiles Malika El Aroud, a Belgian Muslim woman who claims she is a holy warrior and uses the internet to spread her message.
* Tala al Ramahi criticizes Western feminists’ inability to see past the headscarf when it comes to Muslim women.
* German regulations often put Muslim women at a heightened risk for domestic violence instead of protecting them.
* The Washington Post looks at issues Muslims face surrounding marriage in the U.S.
* Muslim women in India have the potential to bring out an education revolution, according to the president of the Delhi-based Maulana Azad Foundation in India.
* Noor Javed looks at polygamy in the west.
* Iran passes a bill that entitles female victims of road accidents to equal “blood money” as
* A Canadian Muslim woman tells of her experience with polygamy.
* Al Arabiya’s Samar Fatany looks at the difference for what Saudi women ask for and what they get.
* ArabComment gives us some statistics on female employment in Jordan.
* Improvisations dissects a campaign led by Australian clergy against a woman teaching a course on Muslim women in literature.
* In response to a Brussels school planning to ban the headscarf, Belgian Muslims hold a protest campaign.
* Half Date gives information on a benefit drive for Muslim women.
* Shelina Zahra Janmohamed conducts her own austere wardrobe experiment to illustrate
how modesty (among other things) is defined through outward appearance.
* AlterNet explores Muslim matchmaking on the web.