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Christiane Amanpour talks to Nobel Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai and Syrian Muzoon Almellehan, a Syrian refugee, about the importance of education for girls.
Ahd is a Saudi Arabian actor, writer, director whose second short film in which she also acted, “Sanctity”/ “La sainteté”, financed by France’s CNC, won the 2012 Doha Tribeca Development Award, received a Golden Bear nomination at the Berlinale in 2013 and won the Golden Aleph in Beirut International Film Festival, 2013.
How a school for midwives in eastern Sudan is empowering and educating women and girls about FGM is the main point this piece on Al Jazeera discusses and explains.
Egypt was among the countries that witnessed a fast decline in the prevalence of FGM rates from 1987 to 2015. It ranked sixth among countries that practice FGM worldwide, with an overall percentage of 85% among girls and women aged between 15 to 49 years old.
Hana Assafiri invites ‘generous and brilliant’ women to her Moroccan deli in Melbourne every fortnight for those who want to ‘ask a Muslim anything’ in a bid to create a more cohesive society, one conversation at a time.
Janan Najeeb, a prominent member of Wisconsin’s Muslim community and a longtime participant in local interfaith efforts, offered a prayer on the floor of the Assembly at noon Thursday in what is though to be a first for Wisconsin.
Barbie has had another makeover. This time as a hijab-wearing Muslim. A Nigerian medical scientist has taken Instagram by storm since she began posting images of a hijab-wearing Barbie doll a few weeks ago.
Families of Chapel Hill Shooting Victims Speak Out on Anti-Muslim Hate saying that we must continue “our three winners legacy of love.”
Pakistan has the third largest number of out-of-school girls in the world, a fact that hit headlines globally in 2012 after Taleban terrorists shot 14-year-old schoolgirl and education advocate Malala Yousafzai. Now amid this largely patriarchal society, Pakistani women, be they educated campaigners or illiterate mothers, are at the forefront of advocating for girls’ right to school.