Search Results for Tag: muslim
The Quran calls for women to dress modestly, though interpretations as to what that means vary. Here an overview of the most common types of clothing worn by Muslim women.
Date08.02.2018 | 14:37
Tagsabaya, burqa, chador, Gulf States, Hijab, Iran, muslim, niqab, Quran, Salafi, saudi arabia, women's rights
While the “Islamic State” (IS) has lost most of its cities in Iraq and Syria, thousands of Yazidis it kidnapped are still missing. Activists say some are being hidden within IS families. Judit Neurink reports from Irbil.
Date20.11.2017 | 14:47
Empowerment for Muslim women in India is still some distance away. Many are denied an education and forced into early marriages. But a recent Supreme Court ruling banning unilateral divorce could be the harbinger of better things to come.
Date28.10.2017 | 15:45
Can Muslim women and men pray together as equals? In Berlin, a liberal mosque housed in a Protestant church just opened. Many people are pleased, but not everyone. DW’s Sabine Kinkartz reports.
Date17.06.2017 | 13:36
Tagsactivist, Berlin, faith, Germany, Ibn Rushd-Goethe Mosque, muslim, Sabine Kinkartz, Seyran Ates, women's rights
In India, Muslim men can divorce their wives in seconds by uttering the word “Talaq” three times. As a result, women are often left destitute and without access to their children. Now India’s top court is to decide on the legality of the practice.
Date26.05.2017 | 14:02
Tagsfeminism, gender equality, muslim, Pakistan, polygamy, triple talaq, women's rights, womentalkonline, WTO
Muslims, Jews, Christians: Women all over the world cover their heads out of religious piety. An exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum asks what motivates them – and how others respond.
Date04.04.2017 | 14:23
TagsChristianity, headscarf, islam, Jewish Museum, Judaism, muslim, religious, women's rights, womentalkonline
Lawyer Siti Kasim has been striving to empower Malaysia’s marginalized and oppressed communities to speak up for themselves. Vociferous, unapologetic, doesn’t suffer fools gladly: that about sums up Siti Zabedah Kasim.
Date15.03.2017 | 17:48
TagsBrenda Haas, Human rights, LGBT, Malaysia, marginalized, muslim, Orang Asli, Siti Kasim, Siti Zabedah Kasim, women's rights