An online tele-portrait of Amina Wadud, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia (in English with Dutch subtitles).
Hanaa Edwar, Secretary General, Iraqi Al-Amal Association is giving the Rama Mehta Lecture on 1 May 2006 at The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.
CODEPINK is bringing a delegation of Iraqi women to the U.S. for March 8, International Women’s Day, as part of the Women Say No to War campaign.
Has progressive religion moved far enough away from patriarchy to do women and democracy much good? Article by Frances Kissling, president of Catholics for a Free Choice.
Though precise statistics do not exist, the Council on American-Islamic Relations estimates there are more than 36,000 Hispanic Muslims in the nation today and it is becoming evident that the conversion rate among this minority group is increasing.
This publication includes the stories of 17 Muslim women who devote themselves to some kind of activism in addition to their other life activities - wife, mother, student, worker, and so on - and shows Muslim women are active in a myriad of ways.
Hispanic women converting to Islam are exerting influence beyond their numbers, teaching Spanish-Arabic classes, forming Hispanic-Muslim organizations & distributing Spanish translations of the Qur'an.
God's punishment theory spreads.
American forces were yesterday accused of violating international law by taking two Iraqi women hostage in a bungled effort to persuade fugitive male relatives to surrender.
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