Category: FEMINISM

Limitations for Women in Muslim Marriages

Limitations for Women in Muslim Marriages

| April 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

A Look at the Double Standards in Muslim Marriages When it comes to Muslim marriages, what’s good for the goose isn’t good for the gander. In both the Quran and in the Sunnah (sayings of Prophet Muhammad), a Muslim man is allowed to marry a non-Muslim woman as long as she is a believer (Jewish […]

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Between Culture and Corruption: The Story of Assiya Rafiq

Between Culture and Corruption: The Story of Assiya Rafiq

| July 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

By Nicholas D. Kristof Source: NY Times MEERWALA, Pakistan  – After being kidnapped at the age of 16 by a group of thugs and enduring a year of rapes and beatings, Assiya Rafiq was delivered to the police and thought her problems were over. Then, she said, four police officers took turns raping her. The […]

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Q & A: Representation of Muslim Women in the British Press

| June 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

UK Journalist Charlie Francis-Pape researched the ethics around the representation of Islamic women in the British press.  The following is a Q & A session between Ms. Francis-Pape and Shireen Qudosi.THE PRESS AND ISLAM CFP:  Do you think the general British public understand Islam? SQ: With exception, I feel they have a very limited perspective […]

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Q & A:   Muslim Women

Q & A: Muslim Women

| May 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

May 5, 2009 Sacramento’s Paul Smith comes forward with a few questions that have been on his mind. These lingering questions were perhaps magnified ever since a local paper featured a story on a local Islamic school reverberating stereotypes often associated with Muslim women. PS: What is the deal about a woman being raped and […]

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Muslim Cries Against Sarah Maple Drown out Aisha Duhulow’s Cries for Help

Muslim Cries Against Sarah Maple Drown out Aisha Duhulow’s Cries for Help

| November 8, 2008 | 0 Comments

Over the last month, Muslims on the streets and on social networking sites have been expressing their hatred for Sarah Maple.  But hardly any of those uttered a word of Aisha Duhulow. Recent spotlight in the art world has been on Sarah Maple, whose viewpoint on being a Muslim in a Western society has drawn […]

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