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French (visible) Muslim women are facing increasingly violent harassment, often connected to the country’s attitude towards religious garb, and Muslim head coverings in particular.
Palestinian women have taken it upon themselves to prevent Jewish worship in the Al Aqsa compound simply by being physically present throughout the day, by organizing a variety of classes in the courtyard.
Niger has dropped a sexual education and reproduction class from the school syllabus, after Islamic organizations said that these teachings are contrary to the country’s religious identity.
Iranian authorities are criticizing national and international media organizations for how they have portrayed the acid attacks story.
Syrian refugee women and girls in Lebanon say since they lack other opportunities, (early) marriage is their only real option in life.
Pakistani Mukhtar Mai shares her horrifying story as a victim of a gang-rape, which served as a punishment for the alleged sins of her brother.
Um Ghayeb is an Egyptian documentary, which focuses on the struggle of an infertile Egyptian woman to conceive.
A Malaysian MP argues that banning child marriage, in particular among Malay Muslims, will victimize underage youth who find themselves in “unforeseen circumstances.”
To fight the rising divorce rate in Turkey, the local government has implemented a new program in which couples on the brink of divorce are first sent to a family counselor for a minimum of four hours of therapy before they can make the final decision.
An Ivory Coast father has been sentenced to a year in jail and monetary fine for trying to marry his 11-year-old daughter off.
The closures of brothels in major Indonesian cities puts many female sex workers in danger, and many cities have seen a rise in (sexual) harassment aimed at women, who are or could be prostitutes.
One Turkish journalist discusses the topic of headscarf ceremonies for young girls in affluent, conservative circles as a rite of passage.
RFE/RL shares the story of Adalat and her infant daughter, who have been living in a courtyard in Turkmenistan, after her mother-in-law locked her out.
Saudi women are demanding stricter anti-harassment laws, especially now more women are joining the workforce.
One NGO in northern Lebanon writes down the horrifying stories of Syrian refugee women, who often have been waiting for someone to just listen to what they have experienced.
Two Idaho, USA Muslim women have been verbally harassed at a local store by a man who is said to have a history of anger against Muslims.
British Muslim women are being urged to wear a poppy-print hijab to commemorate Remembrance Day.