GENDER ISSUES - Women in Islam - article collection

GENDER ISSUES - WOMEN IN ISLAM - article collection

collected by Sheila Musaji

originally posted 1/11/2003 - updated 3/19/2009
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13 most powerful Muslim women in Britain http://women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/women/article5918094.ece

2005 International Women’s Day Address to the European Parliament, Nurit Peled-Elhanan http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/women/

A Collection of References from the Quran and Hadith about the Rights of Women guaranteed by Islam http://www.islamfortoday.com/womens_rights_references.htm

A Declaration of the Rights of Women in Islamic Societies http://www.meforum.org/378/the-rights-of-muslim-women

A Deobandi With A Difference: Waris Mazhari on the Imrana Affair, Yoginder Sikand http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/a_deobandi_with_a_difference_waris_mazhari_on_the_imrana_affair/

A Woman’s Reflection on Leading Prayer, Yasmin Mogahed http://usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/13883/

A World Where Womanhood Reigns Supreme - (The Seeds of My Own Re-evaluations), Mary Walker http://www.islamfortoday.com/mary_walker.htm

Afghanistan - The Plight of the Muslim Women under the Taliban http://www.islamfortoday.com/afghanistanwomen1.htm
- Karzai urges more freedom for women http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gHu5jQuPq7Ayq6I-VG7LVqJjwtxgD8V97MI00

Aisha’s Legacy, Amina Wadud, http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m0JQP/2002_May/87424387/p1/article.jhtml 

Algeria - Suffering of Algeria’s Women at the Hands of the Islamists, Aisha Lemsine, http://www.islamfortoday.com/algeria.htm 

American Muslims, Freedom of Expression and Hijab,  Salma Kazmi http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/american_muslims_freedom_of_expression_and_hijab1/

America’s First Muslimah Judge http://www.islamfortoday.com/mahasa.htm

Amina Wadud Leading Prayer http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/2005jan_comments.php?id=661_0_31_0_C

An Appeal for Tolerance Regarding Established Views on Women in Islam*, Abdur Rahman Muhammad http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/an_appeal_for_tolerance_regarding_established_views_on_women_in_islam1/

An Islamic Perspective on Domestic Violence, Azizah Y. al-Hibri http://www.karamah.org/docs/DomViolfinal.pdf

An Islamic Perspective on Women in the Political System http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/rights/politics.html

An Islamic Perspective on Women and Islamic Inheritance http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/rights/inheritance.html

An Islamic Perspective on Divorce http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/marriage&divorce/divorce.html

Arab women demand equal opportunities http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/1032518.stm

Are We Reducing God To A mere Policeman, Raheel Raza http://www.muslimcanadiancongress.org/opinions2.htm 

Articulating an American Voice of Islam and Justice: Answering Mukhtaran Mai - Statement by American Muslims http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/articulating_an_american_voice_of_islam_and_justice_answering_mukhtaran_mai/

At the pilgrimage, men, women pray side by side http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2001/hajj/stories/women/index.html

AUDIO:  Dr. Ingrid Mattson on Gender Equity in Islam http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-32F1MCjUEg

The banished voices of Muslim women, Soumaya Ghannoushi http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_banished_voices_of_muslim_women/

Boys Will Be Boys, Abdal Hakim Murad, http://homepage.ntlworld.com/masud/ISLAM/ahm/boys.htm

BOOK REVIEW:  Feminism beyond East and West – New Gender Talk and Practice in Global Islam (Margot Badran), Yoginder Sikand http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/book_review_feminism_beyond_east_and_west_new_gender_talk_and_practice_in_g/
BOOK REVIEW:  Qur’an and Women (Dr. Amina Wadud), Farzana Hassan Shahid http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/book_review_quran_and_women_dr_amina_wadud/
BOOK REVIEW:  Gendering the Spirit (Durre Ahmed), Eric Winkel, Ph.D.  http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/book_review_gendering_the_spirit_durre_ahmed/
BOOK REVIEW:  Shattering Stereotypes:Muslim Women Speak Out, B.N. Aziz http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/book_review_shattering_stereotypesmuslim_women_speak_out/

BOOK:  Women and Gender in Islam, Leila Ahmed http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/tam/books/women_and_gender_in_islam_leila_ahmad/
BOOK:  Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender and Pluralism (Omid Safi)  http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/tam/books/progressive_muslims_on_justice_gender_and_pluralism_omid_safi
BOOK:  Qur’an and Women (Dr. Amina Wadud) http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/tam/books/book_review_quran_and_women_dr_amina_wadud/
BOOK:  Believing Women in Islam (Asma Barlas) http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/believing_women_in_islam_asma_barlas/
BOOK:  Beyond the Veil (Fatima Mernissi)  http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/beyond_the_veil_fatima_mernissi/
BOOK:  Tao of Islam (Sachiko Murata)  http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_tao_of_islam_sachiko_murata/
BOOK:  The Veil and the Male Elite (Fatima Mernissi)  http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_veil_and_the_male_elite_fatima_mernissi/
BOOK:  Woman in Shari’ah (Abdur Rahman I. Doi) http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/woman_in_shariah_abdur_rahman_i_do/
BOOK:  Woman in Islam (B. Aisha Lemu)  http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/woman_in_islam_b_aisha_lemu/
BOOK:  Women of Sufism (Camille Adams Helminski) http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/women_of_sufism_camille_adams_helminski/
BOOK:  Women, Muslim Society, and Islam (Lamya Al-Faruqi) http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/women_muslim_society_and_islam_lamya_al_faruqi/
BOOK:  Windows of Faith (Muslim Women Scholar-Activists in NA( Gisela Webb) http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/tam/books/windows_of_faith_muslim_women_scholar_activists_in_na_gisela_webb/
BOOK:  Shattering The Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out, Nawal El Saadawi http://www.amazon.com/Shattering-Stereotypes-Muslim-Women-Speak/dp/1566565693/ref=pd_bxgy_b_text_b
BOOK:  Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today, by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad http://www.amazon.com/Muslim-Women-America-Challenge-Identity/dp/0195177835/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_k2a_2_txt?pf_rd_p=304485601&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-2&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=0807083836&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=066CJ959T9FBBQ3QFG87
BOOK:  Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War, Faith and Sexuality, Sarah Husain http://www.amazon.com/Voices-Resistance-Muslim-Women-Sexuality/dp/1580051812/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_k2a_1_txt?pf_rd_p=304485601&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-2&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=0807083836&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=066CJ959T9FBBQ3QFG87BOOK:  The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf, Mohja Kahf
BOOK:  Living Islam Out Loud: American Muslim Women Speak http://www.amazon.com/Living-Islam-Out-Loud-American/dp/0807083836
BOOK:  The Mobilization of Muslim Women in Egypt, Ghada Hashem Talhami http://www.upf.com/book.asp?id=TALHAF96
BOOK:  Extraordinary women from the Muslim world http://www.prweb.com/releases/InternationalWomensDay/MuslimWomenHeroesBook/prweb2210204.htm

Born in the U.S.A : A New American Islam Proves Devotion and Women’s Liberation Do Mix, Miriam Udel Lambert http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/born_in_the_usa_a_new_american_islam_proves_devotion_and_womens_liberation_/

Bravo CAIR!: Better Late then Never - CAIR Revises American Muslim Policy on Women in Mosques, M. A. Muqtedar Khan http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/bravo_cair_better_late_then_never_cair_revises_american_muslim_policy_on_wo/

Burka and the Bikini, Aziz Poonawalla http://www.altmuslim.com/opinion_comments.php?id=776_0_25_0_C

CAIR “Women-Friendly Mosques” Document Leaves Unanswered Questions, Shahed Amanullah http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/cair_women_friendly_mosques_document_leaves_unanswered_questions/

Can Islam liberate women? http://www.guardian.co.uk/Archive/Article/0,4273,4314573,00.html

Challenges Facing American Muslim Women, Maher Hathout, http://www.islamfortoday.com/americanmuslimwomen.htm

Challenges of Womens Space in Masjids, Abdul Malik Mujahid http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/challenges_of_womens_space_in_masjids1/

Claiming Our Rights: A Manual for Women’s Human Rights Education in Muslim Societies http://www.islamfortoday.com/womensrights3.htm

Colloquium: Muslim Woman Gives Part of Eid Khutbah http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/2005jan_comments.php?id=569_0_31_0_C

Count Me With the Daughters, Michael Muhammad Knight http://www.muslimwakeup.com/mainarchive/000859.php#more

Crisis of Male Epistemology in Islamic Jurisprudence, Abdulaziz Sachedina, http://www.people.virginia.edu/~aas/article/article1.htm

Denying Women Access to the Mosque, Shamima Shaikh, http://www.crescentlife.com/thisthat/denying_women_access_to_the_mosque.htm 

Denying women access to the ‘Main Space’ - A Betrayal of the Prophet http://shams.za.org/access.htm

Devotion and Women’s Liberation Do Mix, Miriam Udel Lambert, http://www.islamfortoday.com/americanmuslimwomen02.htm

Domestic Violence and abuse in the Muslim community - Resource collection http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/violence_and_abuse_in_the_family/

Don’t Say Aurat, Yahya Monastra, http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/dont_say_aurat/

The Dynamics of Male-Female Relationships: A Contemporary Analysis (Qur’an 4:34)*, Amina Wadud-Muhsin http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_dynamics_of_male_female_relationships_a_contemporary_analysis_quran_434

Egypt’s Lading Feminist Unveils Her Thoughts, Ahmed Nassef http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/1726
Egyptian women’s rights: A century on http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/483309.stm
Egypt - ‘New era’ for Egyptian women http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/674481.stm 
Egyptian women blog for their rights http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7950729.stm

Ending Domestic Violence in Muslim Families, Sharifa Alkhateeb http://www.themodernreligion.com/women/dv-ending.htm

Feminism and the Struggle Against Globalization, Farish A. Noor http://theamericanmuslim.org/2005apr_comments.php?id=658_0_38_36_C

Forget the stereotypes: Iran’s women are active and organised, Massoumeh Torfeh http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/story/0,,2237580,00.html

Free and equal under the Qur’an, Havva G. Guney-Ruebenacker http://womenshistory.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ/Ya&sdn=womenshistory&zu=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.altmuslim.com%2Fperm.php%3Fid%3D1581_0_24_0_C

Friday Prayers Led By Women, Dr. Aslam Abdullah http://theamericanmuslim.org/2005apr_comments.php?id=656_0_38_36_C

Gender Based Exclusionism at a Muslim Student Association, Shabana Mir, Part I http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_based_exclusionism_at_a_muslim_student_association_part_i/ , Part II http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_issues_gender_based_exclusionism_at_a_muslim_student_association_par/

Gender Equality and Muhammad Yunus http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_equality_and_muhammad_yunus/

Gender Perspectives in Islamic Tradition, Omaima AbouBakr http://www.minaret.org/gender.htm 

Gender Politics - ISNA’s First Female President http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_politics_isnas_first_female_president/

Gendercide? India’s population distortion —Ishtiaq Ahmed http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gendercide_indias_population_distortion/

Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Asma Gul Hassan http://www.beliefnet.com/story/146/story_14617_1.html

Going Where I Know I Belong, Asra Nomani, http://www.muslimwakeup.com/mainarchive/000496.php

Headcovering in Jewish Law, http://members.aol.com/LazerA/headcovering.htm

Headcovering (Hijab) Debate - article collection http://qantara.de/webcom/show_article.php/_c-549/i.html

HONOR KILLINGS?, Samara Siddiqui, http://www.soundvision.com/info/misc/honor.asp
-  Reactions to Shahpara Syeed’s Death, http://www.soundvision.com/Info/domesticviolence/shahpara2.asp  and
- Lessons for Muslims, http://www.soundvision.com/info/domesticviolence/shahpara1.asp
-  Muslim Women’s League Position Paper on HONOR KILLINGS, http://www.mwlusa.org/publications/positionpapers/hk.html
- Honor Killing, Mohammed Fadel, http://www.islamicsupremecouncil.org/bin/site/wrappers/default.asp?pane_2=content-legal-honor_killing
- Death of Aqsa Parvez Should Be an Interfaith Call to Action, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_death_of_aqsa_parvez_should_be_an_interfaith_call_to_action/
- Islam and Honor Killings, Imam Zaid Shakir http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islam_and_honor_killings/

Impact of Marginalizing Women in the Islamic Movement, Waheeda Carvello http://www.beliefnet.com/story/47/story_4763_1.html

In Charge of Women, Zeeshan hasan http://www.naseeb.com/naseebvibes/prose-detail.php?aid=3745&pg=1

In Quest for Equal Rights, Muslim Women’s Meeting Turns to Islam’s Tenets http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/16/world/asia/16women.html?_r=1

In Recognition of Women, Khaled Abou El Fadl http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/in_recognition_of_women1/

India - Change in the air for Muslim women http://www.islamfortoday.com/womeninindia.htm
Indian Women Build Own Mosque, Aljazeera, http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/45BD1B0F-6366-4F42-92AA-3CAAC13C51C7.htm

Indonesian Women call for rethinking of Islamic dogma http://www.arf-asia.org/amana/prod/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2113&Itemid=68

Inheritance, MWL http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/rights/inheritance.html

Interfaith Group Takes New Approach to Domestic Abuse, Rebecca Rosen Lum http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/interfaith_group_takes_new_approach_to_domestic_abuse/

International Congress on Islamic Feminism http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/7689897.stm

Interview with Laleh Bakhtiar on The First English Translation of the Qur’an by an American Woman, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/interview_with_laleh_bakhtiar_on_the_first_english_translation_of_the_quran

Iraqi women demand equality, end to violence http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5jlLp07w_6qqxtJZG3b5hz9Qs-qdA

Iranian Women to Lead Prayers, http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/861819.stm

Iraqi Women’s Delegation Fights to Be Heard in U.S.  http://thetyee.ca/Citizentoolkit/2006/03/07/Iraqiwomen/

Is Headcover for Women Mandatory in Islam, Ibrahim Syed, http://www.irfi.org/thepeoplewhothink.org/Women/is_head_cover_for_women_mandator.htm

Is Islam Really Stuck in the 12th Century on Women’s Rights?, Joshua Holland http://www.alternet.org/reproductivejustice/79024/

Islam, Nonviolence, and Women, Khalijah Mohd. Salleh http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islam_nonviolence_and_women/

Islam, Irigaray, and the retrieval of gender, Abdal Hakim Murad http://www.masud.co.uk/ISLAM/ahm/gender.htm

Islamic Feminism Revisited, Margot Badran http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islamic_feminism_revisited/

Islamic Jurisprudence, ‘Civil’ Disobedience, and Woman-led Prayer, Laury Silvers http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islamic_jurisprudence_civil_disobedience_and_woman_led_prayer

Islamic law and custom: redefining Muslim women’s rights, Azizah al-Hibri http://www.karamah.org/docs/au_redefiningmwr.pdf

Islamization and its Impact on Democratic Governance and Women’s Rights in Islam: A Feminist Perspective, Zainab Anwar, http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_issues_islamisation_and_its_impact_on_democractic_governance_and_wom/

Islam’s Encounter With America: Making Sense of the Progressive Muslim Agenda, Louay Safi http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/2005apr_comments.php?id=710_0_38_30_C

Issues of Concern for Muslim Women http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/equality/issues.htm

Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights http://www.karamah.org/home.htm

Lebanon - Beirut hosts ‘honour killing’ conference http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/1328238.stm

Letter to Human Rights Commission of Pakistan on Zina Ordinance, Farzana Hassan http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/letter_to_human_rights_commission_of_pakistan_on_zina_ordinance/

Listen to the Feminine, Jeremy Henzell-Thomas http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/listen_to_the_feminine/

Malaysian Women, Ishtiaq Ahmed http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/malaysian_women/

Male or Female: Pieces of the Same Puzzle, Hwaa Irfan http://www.islamonline.net/english/Contemporary/2003/05/Article03.shtml

Marriage and divorce (section on Muslim Women’s League site) http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/list.htm#right

Ingrid Mattson: Putting a Different Face on Islam in America http://www.islamfortoday.com/mattson01.htm

Morocco uses women preachers to promote moderate Islam http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/muslim_women_in_high_places/
Morocco - women win rights http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/3183576.stm

Musawah Movement: Seeking Equality and Justice in Muslim Family Law http://www.international.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=105896
Musawah movement: Muslim Women Warriors http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/international/1187/islamic_women_%22warriors%22

Muslim Art Festival: No Women Allowed http://www.muslimwakeup.com/archives/000754.php

Muslim Woman in the 21st Century Forward or Backwards*, Amina Wadud-Muhsin http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_woman_in_the_21st_century_forward_or_backwards/

Muslim Women And Gender Justice http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_women_and_gender_justice/

Muslim Women frame a new dialogue between cultures http://www.aspentimes.com/article/20070824/NEWS/108240072

Muslim Women in Terrorist Groups: Emancipation of Regress?, Farish A. Noor http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_women_in_terrorist_groups_emancipation_of_regress/

Muslim Women Gather in Barcelona, Spain for Muslim Feminists Conference http://www.voanews.com/english/archive/2006-11/2006-11-03-voa31.cfm?CFID=210324644&CFTOKEN=97023580

Muslim women in high places, Shahed Amanullah http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/muslim_women_in_high_places/

Muslim Women Leading Prayer http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/2005jan_comments.php?id=661_0_31_0_C

Muslim women raise voices worldwide http://www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=6405

Muslim women reclaim their original rights http://www.islamfortoday.com/womensrights.htm

Muslim women scholars, a secret history http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/25/magazine/25wwlnEssay.t.html?ex=1330146000&en=f1934c7e2ec17b92&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink

Muslim women urged to reject the Niqab, PMUNA http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_women_urged_to_reject_the_niqab/

Muslim Women’s Courage and Vision, Amr Rashid, http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_issues_muslim_womens_courage_and_vision/

Muslim Womens League article collection http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/list.htm

Muslimah Writers Alliance Joins in Petitioning Saudi Arabia for Reversal of Forced Divorce, Aishah Schwartz http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslimah_writers_alliance_joins_in_petitioning_saudi_arabia_for_reversal_of/

National Dialogue Launched on Women in Canadian Mosques, Muneeb Nasir http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/national_dialogue_launched_on_women_in_canadian_mosques/

Negotiating Female “Public” Space in Islamic/ate Societies, Ed. Asma Afsaruddin http://www.karamah.org/docs/afsaruddin%5B1%5D.hermeneutics.doc

No One Owns Islam, Omar Gatto http://www.muslimwakeup.com/main/archives/2005/04/no_one_owns_isl.php

Noor Anayat Khan: The princess who became a spy http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/noor-anayat-khan-the-princess-who-became-a-spy-526024.html

Opportunities Facing American Muslim Women, Asifa Quraishi, http://www.islamfortoday.com/americanmuslimwomenopportunities.htm

Pakistan -  The situation of women in Pakistan http://www.islamfortoday.com/pakistanwomen.htm

Polygamy in Islamic Law, Dr. Jamal Badawi http://www.islamfortoday.com/polygamy5.htm

QURAN Translation:  The Sublime Qur’an (tr. Laleh Bakhtiar) http://www.amazon.com/Sublime-Quran-Laleh-Bakhtiar/dp/1567447503

Qur’an 4:34:  Chastising Women: A Means to Resolve Marital Problems?, AbdulHamid A. Abu Sulayman http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/quran_434_chastising_women_a_means_to_resolve_marital_problems/

Qur’an, Hadith and Women, Asghar Ali Engineer http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/quran_hadith_and_women/

Qur’anic Foundations of Muslim Women’s Rights, Azizah al-Hibri, http://www.karamah.org/images/pdf_doc/azizah_quranicfoundationsofmwr.pdf

Redefining Muslim Women’s Roles, Azizah al-Hibri, http://www.karamah.org/images/pdf_doc/azizah_cq.pdf

Redefining Muslim Women’s Rights, Azizah al-Hibri, http://www.karamah.org/images/pdf_doc/au_redefiningmwr.pdf

Redefining Muslim women’s roles in the next century, Azizah al-Hibri http://www.karamah.org/docs/azizah_cq.pdf

Reflections on International Women’s Day http://www.islamonline.net/english/Contemporary/2003/03/Article01.shtml

Rescue Us from This Town: Confronting the Oppression of Women in Muslim Society, Shabana Mir http://www.muslimwakeup.com/mainarchive/000109.php

Reviving a Tradition: Muslim Women as Religious Authorities, Yoginder Sikand http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/reviving_a_tradition_muslim_women_as_religious_authorities/

Rites and Rights: the Mosque Movement From Mecca to Main Street, Margot Badran http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/rites_and_rights_the_mosque_movement_from_mecca_to_main_street/

Rights of Muslim Women (section on Muslim Women’s League site) http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/list.htm#right - (section of Karamah site) http://www.karamah.org/articles.htm

Rumi’s view of women: Enclosing the divine http://www.deccanherald.com/Content/Dec162007/artic2007121541409.asp

San Francisco Mosque Gender Separation Issue http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2006-06/25/06.shtml , Gender Barrier Comes Down at San Francisco Mosque
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/06/MOSQUEWALL.TMP

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on women drivers http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/01/21/wsaudi121.xml
Saudi Women Have Message for U.S. Envoy, Steven R. Weisman http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/28/international/middleeast/28hughes.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
Saudi women join reform call http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3152380.stm

Shattering the idol of spiritual patriarchy: Towards a gender-fair notion of prayer in Islam http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/shattering_the_idol_of_spiritual_patriarchy_towards_a_gender_fair_notion_of/

Shattering Illusions - Western Conceptions of Muslim Women http://www.islamfortoday.com/shatteringillusions.htm

Shock and Awe in the First Intifada of American Gender Insurgency: Paradigmatic, Strategic, and Legal Perspectives, By Dr. Robert D. Crane http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/shock_and_awe_in_the_first_intifada_of_american_gender_insurgency_paradigma/

Snapshots of Muslim women’s leadership 2006 http://pluralism.org/research/profiles/display.php?profile=74253

Social degradation of women - a crime and a libel on Islam, Marmaduke Pikthall http://muslim-canada.org/pickthall.htm

Social Involvement of Women in Islam, Zaid Shakir http://www.zaytuna.org/womensmonth.html

Social Interaction in Islam http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/gender_relations/socialinteraction.html

Somalia - Gender-Based Violence Galvanized Warlords’ Foes: Somali Women Gave Crucial Support for Islamic Militias, Craig Timberg http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/17/AR2006061700848.html

Spiritual Role of Women in Islam http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/spirituality/spiritrole.html

Spurning the Stereotype: Indias Largest English Islamic Magazines Woman Editor, Yoginder Sikand http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/spurning_the_stereotype_indias_largest_english_islamic_magazines_woman_edit/

The Status of Women is the Status of Islam*, By Samar Luberto http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_status_of_women_is_the_status_of_islam1/

The Status of Woman in Islamic Law, 4 parts http://www.islamfortoday.com/womeninlaw.htm

Sudan’s Turabi disputes limits on Muslim women http://www.sudantribune.com/article.php3?id_article=15205

Syria - Islamic Revival Led by Women http://www.islamfortoday.com/womansyria.htm

The Times They Are A-Changin’: A Muslim Quest for Justice, Gender Equality, and Pluralism, Omid Safi, Part I - http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_issues_the_times_they_are_a_changin_a_muslim_quest_for_justice_gende/

They hate women don’t they? http://www.islamfortoday.com/women01.htm

To Veil or Not to Veil http://worldmuslimcongress.blogspot.com/2007/02/to-veil-or-not-to-veil.html

Toronto Woman Gives Part of Eid Khutbah, Sh. M. Nur Abdullah http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_issues_colloquium_toronto_woman_gives_part_of_eid_khutbah/

Ummah Without the Umm http://www.naseeb.com/naseebvibes/editorial-detail.php?aid=3668

Veil and Secularism, http://iviews.com/articles/Articles.asp?ref=IC0310-2112

Veiling Through Time, Hwaa Irfan http://www.islamonline.net/English/ArtCulture/2004/01/article12.shtml

Verse of Abuse or Abused Verse (Qur’an 4:34), Muslim Women’s League, http://www.mwlusa.org/publications/essays/abuseverse.htm

VIDEO:  Women in the mosques http://video.google.ca/videoplay?docid=3314366566998042948&q=me+and+the+mosque+duration%3Along
VIDEO: Gallup findings that reveal that majorities in Muslim nations believe women deserve the same legal rights as men http://www.gallup.com/video/105235/Womens-Rights-Muslim-World.aspx
VIDEO:  Interview with Ingrid Mattson on women’s rights in Islam http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=2208770n
VIDEO:  Shirin Ebadi: Iran Awakening: Human Rights Women and Islam http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmW_lyDvaIE

Violence against women (section on Muslim Women’s League site) http://www.mwlusa.org/topics/list.htm#right

Waking Up to Gender Justice http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/waking_up_to_gender_justice/

What Mad Women Want, Pamela Taylor http://www.muslimwakeup.com/mainarchive/000044.php

When Islam Clashes With Womens Rights, Genevieve Abdo http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2005/04/09/when_islam_clashes_with_womens_rights/

Why violence against women is a men’s issue, Irfan Yusuf http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/why_violence_against_women_is_a_mens_issue/

Wife beaters set the tone as backward Imams threaten to overwhelm 21st Century Muslimsm, Mona Eltahawy http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/wife_beaters_set_the_tone_as_backward_imams_threaten_to_overwhelm_21st_cent/

WISE conference, the power of Muslim women http://www.beliefnet.com/story/200/story_20000_1.html
WISE conference - Women’s Islamic initiative in Spirituality and Equity Conference - Agents for Change, Ani Zonneveld http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/womens_islamic_initiative_in_spirituality_and_equity_conference_agents_for/
WISE conference - European Muslim Women: Spirituality and Responsibility Discussed at WISE Conference, IlhamAllah Chiara Ferrero http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/european_muslim_women_spirituality_and_responsibility/
WISE conference - Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equity (WISE) Conference:  A Beacon of Hope in NYC, Farzana Hassan-Shahid http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/womens_islamic_initiative_in_spirituality_and_equity_wise_conference_a_beac/
WISE conference - First Muslim women’s consultative body planned http://www.dawn.com/2006/11/21/int5.htm
WISE conference - Muslim Women Leaders Launch Global Movement to Empower Muslim Women, Daisy Khan http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_women_leaders_launch_global_movement_to_empower_muslim_women/

Woman Half-the-Man?:  Crisis of Male Epistemology in Islamic Jurisprudence, Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/woman_half_the_man_crisis_of_male_epistemology_in_islamic_jurisprudence/

Women and Islam, a Discussion, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/muslims/themes/women.html

Women and the Masjid, Between Two Extremes, Louay M. Safi http://theamericanmuslim.org/2005apr_comments.php?id=660_0_38_36_C

Women in Islam, Hasan al Turabi, Part I http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_issues_women_in_islam_part_i/ , Part II http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_issues_women_in_islam_part_ii/

Women in Islam, Seyedeh Dr. Nahid Angha   http://ias.org/articles/Women_in_Islam.html

Women In Islam Versus Women In The Judaeo-Christian Tradition,  Dr. Sherif Abdel Azeem http://www.twf.org/Library/WomenICJ.html

Women in mosques - No curtains, no walls, no partitions!, Muzammil Siddiqi http://www.islamfortoday.com/womeninmosques2.htm

Women and Minorities, Naeem Shakir http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/women_and_minorities/

Women and the Taliban, Azizah al-Hibri, http://members.aol.com/yahyam/azizah.html

Women Scholars of Hadith, Dr. Muhammad Zubayr Siddiqi http://www.islamfortoday.com/womenscholars.htm

Women, Shari’a, and Oppression - Where are the Voices of Conservative Muslims? http://www.islamfortoday.com/ummzaid06.htm

Women, War and Fundamentalism in the Middle East, Haideh moghissi http://www.ssrc.org/sept11/essays/moghissi.htm

Women’s Dress in the West and Islam: Moral and Practical Implications, Dr. David Rabeeya http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/womens_dress_in_the_west_and_islam_moral_and_practical_implications/

Women’s Rights and Role in Islam, Asma Barlas http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/womens_rights_and_role_in_islam/

Womens Space In the Mosque: Sikhs Might Have a Solution, Safiyya Aslan http://www.muslimwakeup.com/mainarchive/000550.php#more

Yes to Hijab, No to Niqaab.  The sinister and the smiling faces of Islam, Michael Young http://www.islamfortoday.com/niqaab.htm

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