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Western countries 'look down' on Muslim women

Source : World Bulletin / 13 May 2014

Merve Kavakci, a Turkish politician who is currently a Lecturer of International Relations at George Washington University, accused Europe of prejudice regarding Muslim women.

Speaking at an international congress in Istanbul on Thursday on “Perceptions and the Image of Muslim Women in Europe," Kavakci said Western countries look down on Muslims, patronizing them and thinking they need to be trained in humanist values.


Muslim woman running for U.S. Congress

Source : Saudi Gazette / 09 May 2014

Cheryl Sudduth is making history; she is the second Muslim woman to run for Congress in the United States. A 2014 democratic candidate, she is seeking election to the House of Representatives to represent the 11th congressional district of California; which consists of portions of Contra Costa County.


First Saudi woman appointed to a top OIC post

Source : Saudi Gazette / 01 May 2014

Maha Akeel, a Saudi journalist who was the managing editor of OIC journal, has been appointed the Director of Information and Public Relations at the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The appointment of a woman as a Director of a department is a shot-in-the-arm for women empowerment.


Role of Dagestani women discussed in Makhachkala

Source : / 30 Apr 2014

A round table discussion "The Role of Dagestani women in modern society" took place at the National Library of the Republic of Dagestan named after Rasul Gamzatov in Makhachkala. The event was organized at the initiative of the Spiritual Administration of Dagestani Muslims, Dagestan regional public organization of muslim women "Muslimat" with the assistance of the Committee on Freedom of Conscience and interaction with religious organizations of Dagestani Republic.


85% in Muslim countries support the headscarf

Source : World Bulletin / 29 Apr 2014

The findings of a study surveying the opinions on women’s dress in seven predominantly Muslim countries has found that an astonishing 84.6% agree that women should wear the headscarf.


Yemen lawmakers to consider minimum marriage age for girls

Source : Agencies / 28 Apr 2014

An international rights group says a law setting 18 as the minimum age to get married will be proposed in Yemen and has urged its passage.

Human Rights Watch said in a statement that the draft law was presented to the government on Sunday by the Legal Affairs Minister Mohammed Al-Mekhlafi.


Meeting of Tatarstani Muslimas activists held in Tatarstan

Source : / 25 Apr 2014

A meeting of Muslim women activists was held in Kazan. Muslim women from different towns and districts of Tatarstan attended the event. They visited “Yardem” mosque and a center for blind, which is located on the territory of the mosque.


Can the Man Demand More or Less than the Mahr in Khula?

Source : Shafii fiqh / 22 Apr 2014

Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatuLlah wa barakatuHu,

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

All praise is due to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. Prayers and salutations are upon our master Muhammad, upon his people, and all his companions.


Islamic fashion show held in Bishkek

Source : / 21 Apr 2014

Islamic fashion show of Muslim women clothes was held in Bishkek. According to the organizers, their main goal was to change the opinion of those who believe that hijab is Arabic national clothes.


Is the ‘Iddah after Khulu’ One Month or Three?

Source : Shafii Fiqh / 16 Apr 2014


As salaamu alaykum dear respected scholar. I would like to ask according to Shafi’i Fiqh is a Khula a from of Talaq or divorce? And if so is the ‘iddah the same as a Talaq (three periods of purity between menstrual cycles)?


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