Women Rights

UK: Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association (AMWA) Carshalton hold Inter-faith Peace Conference

Source: http://www.wandsworthguardian.co.uk/news/yournews/15152360.To_coincide_with_International_Women___s_Day__the_Ahmadiyya_Muslim_Women___s_Association__AMWA__held_a_Peace_Conference/ To coincide with International Women’s Day, the Carshalton branch of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association (AMWA) held a Peace Conference, inviting women from local churches, synagogues, temples and other places of worship to discuss how interfaith harmony could be spread in the Borough. Delegates from the Carshalton Beeches Baptist […]

UK: Keighley Ahmadiyya Muslim Women Association donates to Keighley Women’s Aid Refuge

Source: http://www.keighleynews.co.uk/news/15148243.Goods_donated_to_Keighley_women__39_s_refuge/ By Alistair Shand AN item-packed hamper has been donated to Keighley Women’s Aid Refuge. The essential goods were given by Keighley Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association. The initiative was part of a UK-wide campaign by the national organisation to celebrate International Women’s Day. Aneesa Rahman, for the Keighley association, said: “I […]

UK: Ahmadiyya Muslim Women Association hold exhibition to highlight the role of “Muslim Women in Islam”

Source: http://www.ilfordrecorder.co.uk/news/exhibition_in_barkingside_challenges_portrayals_about_muslim_women_1_4926154 Exhibition in Barkingside challenges portrayals about Muslim women Rosaleen Fenton An exhibition aimed at overturning stereotypical assumptions about Muslim women was held last week. The event on International Women’s Day was an attempt to move on from the outdated portrayals that are bestowed upon women, said Samina Siddiqi of […]

Ahmadi Muslim Women’s Community invites Seattle Limbe Sewing Circle to make feminine hygiene kits at their mosque in Monroe

Source: https://www.evensi.us/invitation-to-sew-with-ahmadiyya-muslim-community-monroe-wa/202373349 PROGRAM: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch (provided) . To enhance our cross-cultural experience and strengthen us as a community, the Ahmadi Muslim Community invites members of the Seattle Limbe Sewing Circle to make feminine hygiene kits at the mosque in Monroe. The sisters of the Ahmadi Muslim […]

Islam: Restoring Women’s Rights

November 2016 Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad – Khalifatul Masih V(aba) In this ground breaking address, His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmadaba, expounds how, more than a millennium before the secular world, Islam first definitively established and safeguarded the rights of women 1400 years ago, whilst acknowledging and celebrating the different […]

Women must earn less than men

Source: CNN The European Parliament has launched a hate speech investigation into a Polish politician after he stated that “women must earn less than men, because they are weaker, they are smaller, they are less intelligent” during a debate this week on the gender pay gap. Janusz Korwin-Mikke is an […]

“Let it be crystal clear that in no respect is a woman’s status less than that of a man.” – Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad (aba)

Published February 28, 2017 Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community addresses female Muslim youth event in London “Let it be crystal clear that in no respect is a woman’s status less than that of a man.” – Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad On 25 February 2017, the World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim […]

“Islam not the same as some Muslims’ actions”, Ahmadiyya community Australia

Source: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/islam-not-the-same-as-some-muslims-actions/news-story/c6993595a53121c08cffd252fedcf4e7 The Australian | 12:00AM February 27, 2017 Reporter | Adelaide | @VerityEdwardsau The president of an Adelaide mosque says Muslim extremists are abusing Islamic teachings of the Koran, including interpretations that domestic violence is accepta­ble if marriage counselling fails. Nasir Zia, who heads the Mahmood­ mosque at Beverley in Adelaid­e’s west, […]

Australia’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Association to take part in Clean Up Australia Day 2017 Nationwide

Source: http://www.newsmaker.com.au/news/258425/ahmadiyya-muslim-association-australia-will-take-part-in-clean-up-australia-day-2017-nationwide#.WLOpctKGPIU Ahmadiyya Muslim Associations Australia will enthusiastically take part in ‘Clean-Up Australia Day 2017’ with 26 clean-up sites registered all over the country. Complementary BBQ has also been arranged for volunteers and guests on number of sites. Nationwide clean-up sites distribution is as follows: NSW: 9 Clean Up Sites VIC: […]

USA: Ahmadi Muslim women’s annual interfaith event promotes ‘loyalty to one’s nation’

Source:  http://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/news/local/muslim-women-s-annual-interfaith-event-saturday-will-promote-loyalty/article_80e654bc-f9d7-11e6-9278-3b33e009e0ec.html The Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association’s annual interfaith women’s event at the Al-Nasr Mosque on Bridge Street has united women from all faiths for almost 20 years. WILLINGBORO — After 12 years in America, Amtul Wadood is still grateful she can go to the grocery store on her own […]