Breaking News
Home / Women – International

Women – International

In a first, KSA appoints 50 women as public prosecutors

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Monday issued a royal decree appointing 50 women as public prosecutor investigators for the first time in history. The women were celebrated during an event held at the Public Prosecution headquarters in Riyadh, attended by the kingdom’s Public Prosecutor Sheikh Saud Al-Muajab, Deputy Public Prosecutor Sheikh Shaalan Bin Rajeh …

Read More »

‘Women’s March India’ to campaign across India

Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Mar 24, 2019, 10:35 am IST Updated: Mar 24, 2019, 11:06 am IST ‘Women’s March India’ will organize campaigns across India in various cities, towns, villages, talukas on 4th April to give a call to defeat anti-constitution, anti-poor, anti-women forces of hatred.

Read More »

Long before Shamima Begum, Muslim women were targets

What progress, if any, have we made in the last decade when it comes to our understanding of Muslim women? I found myself asking this question when the BBC’s Bodyguard won best new drama last month at the National Television awards, having amassed 11 million viewers including 48% of the …

Read More »

HC seeks response on plea seeking women’s entry into Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre and the Delhi government to respond to a plea seeking directions to allow the entry of women into the sanctum sanctorum of the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah. The court was hearing a plea seeking directions for framing of guidelines …

Read More »

@Bannedgrandmas Is a Reminder That the Ban Continues to Break Families Apart

On June 29, Donald Trump reinstated the travel ban – a ban that bars anyone without a “bona fide relationship” with a U.S. citizen from entering the U.S. Under these new guidelines, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins from the six countries are not considered “family” enough. One day …

Read More »

This Ramadan, I Didn’t Shame Myself for Being Queer

For Muslims, Ramadan not only means a month of abstaining ourselves from food and drink from sunrise to sunset, but a time of self-reflection as well as a chance to change our bad habits in order to improve our relationship with God. I’ve been doing well so far. I gave …

Read More »

Stop Making Excuses in Casting Roles for the Live-Action Aladdin

It has been reported that Disney is struggling to find stars for the live-action remake of Aladdin. Since March, director Guy Ritchie, casting director Randi Hill, and the studio have been conducting a worldwide search to find the perfect Aladdin and Jasmine. The Hollywood Reporter claims that, “[F]inding a male …

Read More »

Read Books With Us! Introducing the MG Book Club

Hello readers and a belated Eid Mubarak to you all! To keep up that #RamadanRecharge even after the holy month, we are announcing the start of our new MG book club. Every month, we plan on reading a book affiliated with either women’s rights or religion. We plan on discussing …

Read More »

10 Stores for Your Summer Hijab Needs

It’s hot, ya’ll! Climate change is no joke (looking at you, 45). Unless you are in Antarctica, you are feeling the summer heat by now. While dressing modestly and wearing hijab is such a blessing, it can sure feel like a curse when temperatures soar over 80 degrees. Choosing light fabrics …

Read More »