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Separated from their husbands, or simply in need of more money, many Syrian refugee women find themselves supporting their families for the first time. Many of them have become the sole breadwinners for their families.
Dolce & Gabbana’s abaya collection integrates key elements of the brand’s spring/summer 2016 collection, such as daisies, red roses and lemons. In this interview with The National, they talk about the inspiration behind this collection.
Rawan Okasha, a young Palestinian woman has done something no other woman has done in public in Gaza for the last decade: she began to sing.
Royal Brunei announced the introduction of its first all-female flight crew late last month, making it the latest in a string of airlines to mark the milestone. Three weeks ago, they landed in Saudi Arabia, making history in a country that has restrictions on women driving.
Iran’s legal vetting body has approved a bill that will see female victims of road traffic accidents paid the same compensation as men, in a small step toward gender equality in the conservative Islamic country.
Just as the Donald Trump’s initial comments about Islam’s supposed war with the West were met with a swift backlash from Muslim community leaders last week, some Muslim women say that Trump’s sudden concern for their welfare is counterproductive at best and Islamaphobic at worst.
Hijabs are slowly being introduced in the fashion scene – with bloggers, Barbies and brands joining the push for increased diversity. Amid a continued growth in retail across much the Arab world, Uniqlo is the latest to launch a hijab line.