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23 guardians sued for refusing their consent to marriage

Source : Arab News / 04 Jul 2014

Twenty-three Saudi women sued their guardians last year for refusing to let them get married, a source at the National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) was quoted by the local media as saying.


Women-only beach to open in Bahrain

Source : Gulf Daily News / 03 Jul 2014

It will be located at the southern end of a new public beach currently being developed in Askar.

Guards will be deployed to keep men away, Southern Municipal Council chairman Mohsin Al Bakri told the GDN.

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The women's beach is part of a longer stretch of public coastline undergoing a BD1.5 million development.


Muslim woman aspires to become New Zealand lawmaker

Source : World Bulletin / 17 Jun 2014

Anjum Rahman, mother of four, is a candidate for the New Zealand Labour Party in the upcoming September general elections.

She unsuccessfully stood for the Hamilton City Council last year. If chosen this year, she will be the first veiled Muslim lawmaker in New Zealand history.


Iran MPs demand stronger veil enforcement

Source : AFP / 16 Jun 2014

Two thirds of Iran’s MPs have written to the president urging him to take measures to ensure women correctly observe Islamic dress, denouncing Western cultural influence against the veil.


Emirati becomes first female fighter pilot

Source : Al Arabiya / 14 Jun 2014

Mariam Hassan Salem al-Mansouri has become the first Emirati woman to hold the rank of fighter pilot in the UAE Air Force and may be the first Gulf woman to enjoy the title.

Captain Mansouri, 35, pilots an F-16 Fighting Falcon, a single-engine multirole fighter aircraft, and is a squadron commander.


Qatar dress code: expats urged to be respectful

Source : AP / 13 Jun 2014

Mariam Saleh avoids malls and outdoor markets on the weekends because the low-cut tops, sheer dresses and miniskirts that foreign women wear reveal much more than she would like her impressionable young children to see.


Worship in Ramadan For a Menstruating Woman

Source : Seekers Guidance / 07 Jun 2014


If a sister is unable to fast the last 10 days of Ramadan, what are somethings she is permissible to do since those last ten 10 are sacred?


Muslim women call to end headscarf ban in Tatarstan

Source : World Bulletin / 07 Jun 2014

The Union of Muslim Women in Russia and Tatarstan have called on the Russian Education Ministry to remove the headscarf ban in schools in the Republic of Tataristan.

In the 'Women Representatives of Peace' meeting, which hosted 324 delegates including those from the Russian republics of Bashkortistan and Mordovia, speakers called for the ban on the headscarf to end.


Saudi women forbidden to work after 11

Source : Arab News / 30 May 2014

The Labor Ministry has fixed the working hours for women between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. 

The move ensures that women don’t begin work too early and don’t work after streets become empty. 


Making up Missed Prayers during Menstruation

Source : Darul Iftaa / 29 May 2014

In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,

The obligation of prayer (salat) has been removed from a woman who is in her menstrual periods. As such, a woman need not make Qadha of the prayers she missed whilst in menstruation.


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