The voices and work of leading Muslim women are proving to be pivotal in changing the landscape of gender, race and religious inequalities.
A number of women who once wore and defended the full Islamic veil known as the niqab later chose to renounce it. Here two of them tell their stories.
Creating more opportunities for young women and girls to work and earn money is a possible solution to early marriages. Subsidising secondary education to keep poorer girls in school is another.
Bill 62, a bill passed last week banning the wearing of Niqab in Québec for those seeking access to public services, is widely seen as an attack on Muslim women. Why is it even necessary?
Muslim women in India struggle with a host of challenges, such as widespread poverty and lack of access to education. Arbitrary divorce was only one of many injustices.
Controlling what women wear won't curtail terrrorism.
Pauline Hanson's stunt of wearing a burqa into the Senate on Thursday drew a swingeing attack from George Brandis.
It is easy for non-Muslims to forget that there are places where Muslim women lead lives full of frivolity and fun. But on social media Indonesian hijabers are challenging the stereotypes.
A new report on missing Muslims under-emphasises women’s growing participation in civil society.
There isn't just one single narrative in Islam. Indonesia and China have a long tradition of women religious leaders – a trend that is catching up in other Muslim majority countries as well.
The gathering of almost 500 female religious scholars in Indonesia in the world's first Female Clerics Congress shows Muslim women's fight for equality.
Although South Africa has taken steps to rid itself of the apartheid-era view of marriage as only heterosexual and monogamous, discrimination against religious marriages persist.
Much of the non-Muslim world appears dismissive of the value Islam can have in Muslim women’s lives, but Islam is a crucial tool in the work of gender justice.
Islamic fashion is a rapidly growing industry: Muslim spending on fashion is expected to reach US$488 billion by 2019. What has led to this growth?
For many Muslim women, wearing the headscarf is an act of piety and a way of being. Forcing them to remove it can have devastating consequences.
After Brexit, the UK could become a more attractive place for Muslim women than the rest of the EU.
The Marvel superhero directly confronts a 'war on terror culture' that regards Muslim-Americans as threats.
The veil has long been a form of resistance.
The Minangkabau community is empirical evidence and a case in point to understand the cultural diversity and integrative cultural patterns of Muslim communities.
A new review on integration in Britain lumps much of the blame on housebound Muslim women.