Boris Johnson has attacked Muslim women for covering their faces. Now he wants the whole of the UK to do so.
Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque in Minneapolis, Minnesota, before the midday prayer during Ramadan, the Muslim holy month that ends May 27, 2020, and is celebrated this year amid pandemic.
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A survey of Muslim women finds many are frustrated by having a Islamic holy month in quarantine. But others say a 'remote Ramadan' is nothing new because child care duties often keep them home anyway.
Worshippers at the East London Mosque enjoying ‘Iftar’ the evening meal to break the Ramadan fast.
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Islam is not a monolith and not all Muslims are experiencing lockdown in the same way.
A woman wearing a niqab and headscarf, with other shoppers in Istanbul, August 13, 2018.
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As people everywhere don face masks, scarves and bandanas to protect against coronavirus, Muslim women who wear the niqab, or Islamic veil, are feeling a lot less conspicuous.
Group photo outside the Memorial Hall at the Shah Jahan Mosque complex in Woking.
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My new research highlights a little known story of women’s roles in British Muslim history.
Women in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh neighborhood are protesting a new Indian citizenship law that they say will discriminate against Muslims, women – and, particularly, Muslim women.
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A round-the-clock strike of Muslim women in a working-class neighborhood of Delhi is India's most enduring pocket of resistance to religious discrimination, inequality and gender violence.
In an effort to increase tourism, Saudi Arabia recently eased its strict dress code for foreign women, allowing them to go without the body-shrouding abaya robe still mandatory for Saudi women.
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In countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain, it's now official policy that women should go to college and work outside the home. But cultural pressure to marry and have kids remains strong.
592 online and offline Islamophobia incidents were recorded in the last four years. But this represents only the tip of the iceberg.
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria, at the announcement that they had ended the Islamic State’s control of land in eastern Syria, March 23, 2019.
Kurdish women have fought on the front lines of military battles since the 19th century. A scholar explains the origins of Kurdistan's relative gender equality in a mostly conservative Muslim region.
Muslim women wear the hijab as a statement of fashion and identity.
Muslim women are often perceived as oppressed and self-segregated, but many contemporary Muslim women reinterpret Islam to express their sense of style and fashion.
When women of color in government work together, it often helps their chances of legislative success.
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Women of color in public office often face great scrutiny and hostility. New research shows how France's first black female senators used their experience fighting Nazis to pass landmark legislation.
Halima Aden, the first Muslim model to wear a hijab and burkini on the cover of the swimsuit edition of the Sports Illustrated.
Hijab-wearing model Halima Aden will be featured in Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit edition. Here's why her success needs to be viewed in context of a long history of black Muslim women's fashions.
Conservative lawmakers in dozens of U.S. states have raised fears that Islamic fundamentalists want to impose Sharia on Americans.
There is no inherent tension between Islam and democratic values. Like any use of religion in politics, the application of Sharia as law depends on who is using it – and why.
Australian Muslims are divided on whether women will get a fair deal under Islamic dispute resolution if it is implemented here.
Islamic dispute resolution is a way of avoiding court but resolving disputes under Islamic law. Other countries use this approach. But is it right for Australia?
For many Muslim women, a hijab is a way of expressing resistance.
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Hijab is not simply about religion – women wear it for a variety of reasons.
Ilhan Omar, a Somali American, who was elected from Minnesota’s 5th congressional district, will be the first woman in U.S. Congress to wear a hijab.
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The de Young Museum of San Francisco recently opened an exhibit devoted to the Islamic fashion scene. Here's how Muslim women's fashions challenge popular stereotypes.
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A visual art exhibit challenges inaccurate stereotypes of young Muslim women and instead presents complex and strong portraits.
From Turkey to Saudi Arabia, Muslim women are battling for their rights - but religion is not at fault.
Burqas and niqabs (pictured here) are often thought of as one type of dress in the UK.
Muslim women and men are choosing to wear Islamic clothing in the face of rising religious hatred.
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The voices and work of leading Muslim women are proving to be pivotal in changing the landscape of gender, race and religious inequalities.