Day: November 15, 2011

استحصالی روایات کے خلاف بِل منظور

Courtesy: BBC urdu service پاکستان کی قومی اسمبلی نے خواتین کی صلح کے بدلے، ونی یا سوارہ، جبری یا قرآن سے شادی اور خواتین کو املاک میں حقِ وراثت سے محروم رکھنے کے خلاف قانون منظور کرلیا ہے۔ اس قانون کے تحت بدل صلح، ونی یا سوارہ، جبری یا قرآن […]

Ibn Rushd Award 2011 goes to Tunisian Woman Journalist

Source: Ibn-Rushd.org The Ibn Rushd Fund for Freedom of Thought is delighted to declare the journalist Sihem Bensedrine the winner of the 13th Ibn Rushd Award. Since 1998, the Ibn Rushd Fund has honored people or organizations that have rendered outstanding services to Freedom of  Thought in the Arabic World. The award will be presented on November 25, 2011 in the Museum for Islamic Art, Berlin Germany. While […]

Women get better treatment in courts

By MUHAMMAD AL-SULAMI | ARAB NEWS Published: Nov 15, 2011 02:12 Updated: Nov 15, 2011 02:12 JEDDAH: The Justice Ministry on Monday reiterated its efforts to protect the rights of women, saying they receive support and care from judicial authorities in the Kingdom such as courts and notaries public. Replying […]

Fit women keep depression at bay

Researchers found that women who reported exercising the most in recent years were about 20 per cent less likely to get depression than those who rarely exercised. New York: Older women who got more exercise and less television time were the least likely to be diagnosed with depression, according to a […]

Interfaith Tracking

A message from the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center, Amman, Jordan: Several months back we launched InterfaithTracking.com as a site dedicated to tracking interfaith events happening all year round and so far the response has been great as each month we are seeing more and more visitors coming and more […]