December 18, 2013

‘Gender apartheid’ is real in UK universities, writes Emma Pearce in Britain’s Telegraph, so why aren’t more people fighting it?

‘Gender apartheid’ is real in UK universities, writes Emma Pearce, so why aren’t more people fighting it? Read […]
March 18, 2013

The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s strident statements against women’s rights in areas such as guardianship and domestic violence are reinforcing fears among many Egyptian liberals about the potential consequences of the Brotherhood’s rise to power.

The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s strident statements against women’s rights in areas such as guardianship and domestic violence are […]
February 19, 2013

Iran has banned men and women from using educational facilities at the same time.

In line with its policy of introducing gender-segregation to every social environment, the Iranian government has banned men […]
February 19, 2013

Sexual violence in Egypt takes on a political dimension

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Cairo last Tuesday, demanding an end to endemic sexual violence […]
January 23, 2013

An unexpected decision on ban women from working in boys’ schools in Qatar has left the establishments, teachers and staff struggling to readjust.

An unexpected decision on ban women from working in boys’ schools in Qatar has left the establishments, teachers […]
December 7, 2012

At a London conference, founder of the AHA Foundation Ayaan Hirsi Ali proposed to end placing women under the control of male guardians.

At a London conference on the rights of women in the Middle East, founder of the AHA Foundation […]
October 9, 2012

Ikea has apologised for airbrushing women out of the Saudi version of its furniture magazine – which was previously identical across the world.

Ikea has apologised for airbrushing women out of the Saudi version of its furniture magazine – which was […]
September 5, 2012

A children’s play center in the UK has banned fathers from the premises to avoid offending Muslim women.

A children’s play center in the UK has banned fathers from the premises to avoid offending Muslim women. […]
May 8, 2012

New York Times reports on all-female prom for Muslim girls in Michigan

The New York Times reports on an all-female prom at a school in Michigan for Muslim girls that […]
October 18, 2011

Ida Lichter writes that archaic Saudi laws are impeding true progress

Ida Lichter writes that archaic Saudi laws are impeding true progress. Via:[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ida-lichter-md/saudi-women-rights_b_1006830.html]
March 29, 2011

Saudi Arabia ‘not ready for women voters’

The head of Saudi Arabia’s electoral committee charged with preparing for next month’s municipal polls said the kingdom […]
February 5, 2011

Turkish woman recounts difficult life in Saudi Arabia with book

The difficulties of living as a woman in Saudi Arabia are the subject of a new book by […]
January 7, 2011

Somalia’s al-Shabab bans mixed-sex handshakes

Men and women have been banned from shaking hands in a district of Somalia controlled by the Islamist […]
October 18, 2010

GW University starts female-only swim hours

At George Washington University, the Muslim Students’ Association and the University opened up “Sisters’ Splash,” a female-only hour […]
July 30, 2010

Islamic Feminists Storm Some Barricades

Islamic feminists are holding pray-ins at US mosques to protest gender-segregated worship: while women’s rights activists like Asra […]
June 22, 2010

Saudi Arabia convicts 15 men, women for mingling at party

Judicial officials say a Saudi court has convicted four women and 11 men for mingling at a party […]
June 19, 2010

Saudi Women vow to breastfeed their drivers

Saudi women plan to turn a controversial fatwa (religious ruling) to their advantage and launch a campaign to […]
May 22, 2010

Mosque pray-ins against segregation of sexes are springing up

“Pray-in” protests have sprung up in Muslim communities across the country in the past decade as women’s rights […]
April 11, 2010

British girl of 10 kept in Saudi hell hole for 11 years by her dad

A British girl kept in Saudi Arabia by her father has succeeded in reuniting with her British mother: […]
February 22, 2010

Muslim Women Protest Policies At Islamic Center

Over the weekend, approximately 20 women protested gender segregated prayer facilities at the Islamic Center of Washington (District […]
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