The Muslim Times’ Best for 2017 about Women Rights

The Church of Sweden is going to stop referring to God as a man

The Muslim Times’ Chief Editor’s comments Jesus was a man, so calling God gender neutral is a movement in the direction of calling God the Father (or God the Mother) […]

Polygamy in Islam: What It Means?

By Dr. Lutf ur Rehman, Nashville, TN, USA Almost thirty years ago, I was a young man who had recently arrived in Ireland from Pakistan. Ireland was a deeply religious […]

Women and men in both parties say sexual harassment allegations reflect ‘widespread problems in society’

Epigraph Say to the believing men that they restrain their eyes and guard their private parts. That is purer for them. Surely, Allah is well aware of what they do. […]

Triple talaq: India considers jail for ‘instant divorce’

Source: BBC Husbands who attempt “instant divorce” could be sentenced to three years in prison under draft legislation being considered in India. The traditional practice involves a Muslim man saying […]

Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Source: JUSTIN TRUDEAU, PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA Ottawa, Ontario November 25, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: “Violence […]

Stop trying to interfere with my right as a parent to dress my daughter in a hijab

Source: Letters to Independent Letter by Dr Siema Iqbal GP In between the crazy weekend cooking and endless school homework tasks, I have managed to carve a few minutes to […]

Muslim Women, Caught Between Islamophobes and ‘Our Men’

Source: NY Times By Mona Eltahawy LAGOS, Nigeria — The unending tide of accounts of sexual harassment and assault by powerful men that women are suddenly allowing themselves to share […]


President Jimmy Carter: Why I believe the mistreatment of women is the number one human rights abuse

Source: Ted Talk Speaker : Jimmy Carter The president of the United States from 1977 to 1981, Jimmy Carter has used his post-presidency years to work for peace, teach, write […]

Video: CNN Tipping Point: Sexual Harassment in USA

Epigraph: Indeed, Allah enjoins justice, and the doing of good to others; and giving like kindred; and forbids indecency, and manifest evil, and wrongful transgression. He admonished you that you […]

European Parliament to hold “Islam and Women” conference

Source: Tehran Times TEHRAN – The European Parliament is going to hold a conference with the theme of “Islam and Women” in Brussels, today, November 7, 2017. The conference aims […]

Saudi Arabia will allow women to attend sporting events in stadiums

Source: The Washington Post By Samantha Schmidt October 30 A woman drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia’s ban on women […]

UK court rules Islamic school’s gender segregation is unlawful

Source: The New Arab Three British judges on Friday ruled that an Islamic faith school in Britain was guilty of sex discrimination for segregating boys and girls in lessons, during breaks […]

Saudi Arabia to let women drive at last

By Nicole Gaouette and Elise Labott, CNN Washington (CNN) Saudi Arabia is easing restrictions on women driving, finally allowing almost half its population to get behind the wheel. A royal […]

Video: Marry or Not to Marry non-Muslims, That is the Question?

Video: Are the Muslim women closing the gender gap in Tunisia? The Muslim Times has the best collection of articles, promoting secularism and the Muslim women’s rights Source: Al Jazeerah […]

‘Girls aren’t less than boys’: Kabul’s female veterinarians hope to cure inequality

Source: The Guardian By Fran McElhon A trio of vets in Afghanistan are braving bomb blasts and discrimination to head up an animal welfare practice and inspire a new generation […]

Sikhs celebrate B.C. woman’s ‘inspiring’ appointment as first turbaned judge in Canada

By Lien Yeung, for CBC News Justice Palbinder Kaur Shergill appointed to B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster Sikhs from Canada to India are celebrating a B.C. woman’s historic appointment […]

Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani dead at 40 – won Math’s Fields Medal

Source: BBC Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to receive the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics, has died in the US. The 40-year-old Iranian, a professor at Stanford University, had breast […]

BBC Debate: Is The Niqaab A Barrier To Justice?

The Muslim Times has the best collection of articles in promoting Hijab and modest dressing The Muslim Times’ Chief Editor’s comment Personally, I believe, Niqaab or face veil is too conservative […]

Mary Magdalene: The Single Best Argument For Women Priests

Source: Huffington Post By Kerry Walters; Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Gettysburg College; Catholic priest On 22 July each year, the Christian community venerates a saint who is the single best argument […]

Malala gets her own Twitter account and these are her first tweets

Source: The Daily Times By Farhan Janjua  Nobel Peace Prize winner education activist Malala Yousafzai has joined the microblogging site Twitter on Friday, she announced by saying “Hi, Twitter.” Malala’s […]

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