Women and Islam

The articles under this category deal with Women and their place in Islam, the articles aim to honour the women of Islam and destroy flamboyant misconceptions and misunderstandings.

Hijab vs Liberty

Recently I have been reading various articles about governments in Europe banning the niqab (type of head covering worn by some women which only leaves the eyes visible) or burqa (type of head covering worn by some women which covers the entire body including the eyes with a netted or mesh material). 

First Belgium made it illegal for women to cover their faces in public, now France is in the process of passing a law to do the same. Philip Hollobone, Conservative MP for Kettering has...read more

The True Face of Feminism

Throughout our lives we learn a lot about feminism and how much feminists have done for us women. In history we learn about the suffragettes in the late-19th to early-20th century and how they worked to bring us equal rights and the right to vote. Many people have a misconception that Islam is a very patriarchal religion, where men have the upper hand; it is also a misconception that women in Islam are oppressed because they do not think or live in the same way many women in the western world...read more

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