- Review of Daughters of Afghanistan. Nichols, Elizabeth // Off Our Backs;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 3/4, p56
Reviews the documentary film "Daughters of Afghanistan," directed by Sally Armstrong.
- New restrictions for women in Iran. // Women's International Network News;Autumn96, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p63
Focuses on restrictions imposed on Iranian women on bicycle riding. Limitation of areas and trails where women may ride bicycles; Conservative religious scholars' contention that Muslim women should not be allowed to ride bicycles because the seat resembles a saddle and horseback riding is...
- The triple burden of Muslim women in India. // Women's International Network News;Autumn92, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p63
Reprints an article from the June 17, 1992 issue of `Aloa Pioneer India' periodical which focused on the plight of Muslim women in India. Exploitation; Erosion of right to equality; Victims of communal riots; Muslim law; Hindu-Muslim community strife.
- Joining the debate. Smith, Jane I. // World & I;Sep97, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p60
Looks at the growing participation of Muslim women in discussions on their role in the building of an Islamic society for the 21st century. View of Muslim women that the Qur'an is a document ahead of its time in protecting the rights of women; Repression and abuse of Muslim women in many parts...
- Daughters of Afghanistan. Mueller, Mary; Mandell, Phyllis Levy // School Library Journal;Jul2005, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p54
Reviews the motion picture "Daughters of Afghanistan," on DVD format.
- Islamic Institute of Knowledge calls for greater role for women at semi-annual dinner. // Arab American News;4/12/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 1470, p13
The article discusses the Islamic Institute of Knowledge's (IIK) 33rd semi-annual dinner held in Dearborn, Michigan on April 6, 2014 wherein topics include the empowerment among Muslim women in the society.
- Gender identity and Muslim women: Tool of oppression turned into empowerment. Javed, Nayyar // Convergence;1994, Vol. 27 Issue 2/3, p58
Studies the relation of gender identity and Muslim women on oppression and empowerment. Effect of Islamic teachings on Muslim women's social conditions; Impact of the Islamic identity of women on literacy; Political and social context of the Orthodox interpretations of Islam.
- India: Muslim Women Organise for Their Rights. // Women's International Network News;Autumn99, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p57
Provides information on the meeting held by Muslim women in Mumbai, India entitled `Muslim Personal Law and Women,' organized by Awaaz-e-Niswaan, a Muslim women's organization. Demands of the Muslim women; Punishment for a Muslim woman who committed adultery.
- Village courts order women caned. // Asian Pacific Post;7/2/2009, p19
The article reprots that courts in villages in Muslim Bangladesh orders women with children out of wedlock be caned.