January 20, 2010

‘Illegal’ Saudi women’s gym shut: media

Health authorities in Jeddah have shut down an “illegal” women’s fitness centre attached to a hospital, closing one […]
December 27, 2009

Ahmadinejad pushing to separate sexes

An increase in efforts to separate men and women in Iranian institutions has sparked concern that President Mahmoud […]
December 3, 2009

Saudi Clerics voice opposition to coeducation at KAUST

Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman sits on the board of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology […]
August 14, 2009

UK MP in Muslim wedding walkout

A British government minister walked out of a Muslim wedding a few days ago and has now condemned […]
July 21, 2009

When it comes to Muslim women’s rights, all eyes are on Iran

Mahnez Afkhami, a leading advocate of women’s rights in the Islamic world, says that while Muslim women are […]
July 13, 2009

In the Netherlands, a battle is brewing over gender-segregated classes for Muslim women

City councillor Marka Spit in Utrecht, the Netherlands, says she is going to ignore Dutch Integration Minister Eberhard […]
July 6, 2009

Immigrant Mothers in Finland Face Special Language Problems

More women immigrants in Finland miss out on language instruction than do their male counterparts: in particular, the […]
June 25, 2009

Fitness center for Muslim women opens in Moscow

A new fitness center has opened in Moscow for Muslim women: all trainers, administrator and security guard are […]
June 12, 2009

Islamic countries reject monitor for discrimination against women

During the Annual Full-day Meeting on Women’s Human Rights held last week at the United Nations Human Rights […]
May 27, 2009

Afghan women fight on

In the troubled east and south of Afghanistan, Taliban are burning girls’ schools and throwing acid in the […]
May 20, 2009

Islamic College in Berkeley planned

The proposed Zaytuna College in Berkeley would the first four-year, accredited, Islamic college in the United States: while […]
May 17, 2009

Women’s Rights Activist Named Afghanistan’s Person Of The Year

Radio Free Afghanistan has named Anarkali Honaryar, a 25-year-old dentist and women’s rights activist, as its Person of […]
May 12, 2009

Debate in Saudi Arabia over Women in Media

In a recently issued communique, 35 Saudi clerics called on the country’s newly appointed culture and information minister, […]
April 30, 2009

Analysis: E Pluribis Islam?

Irshad Manji writes about some of the difficulties reformist Muslims face. via:[http://www.newsweek.com/id/195490]
April 30, 2009

Italy: Muslim women allowed to swim in private

Muslim women in the northern Italian province of Bergamo now have private access to a local swimming pool […]
April 6, 2009

Rotterdam City Council Reserved Separate Seating Area for Women

Dutch Minister of Integration Klink thinks it is not acceptable that the City of Rotterdam reserved separate “women’s […]