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Jihadi brides, dating and identity: British Muslim women speak out

Adela Suliman | Thomson Reuters Foundation | Published — Tuesday 10 October 2017

LONDON: From a jaded TV chat show host to a Middle Eastern actress who longs to be cast as a ghostbuster, not endless jihadi brides, the stories in Sabrina Mahfouz’s anthology of British Muslim women all do one thing: challenge stereotypes. 508 more words

Europe

Sweden's unholy alliance : Feminism and Islam

I commented on the relationship between third wave feminism and Islam. They have an unholy alliance. You can watch my comment here:

This video can also be viewed here:  34 more words

I called in to ABL LIVE

Last night, I called in to ABL LIVE, and talked a little about some of the recent stories from Sweden. You can listen to it here, my call starts at 12:46: 27 more words

Muslims In America

I don’t quite know how to introduce this topic. It is somewhat delicate. Are all Muslims terrorists? Obviously not. But it is my impression that most terrorists are Muslim. 307 more words

Religion

Legal Reform in Jordan

“The Jordanian parliament voted on Tuesday to abolish a provision in the penal code that allows rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims – a move that is being hailed as “historic” by activists and locals.” 10 more words

Women In Islam

Pakistani Village Council Arrested After Ordering Teenage Girl’s Rape

Seeking vengeance for the rape of his 12-year-old sister, a man was authorized by the council to rape her assailant’s 16-year-old sister.

Published: July 27, 2017 at 05:30AM… 69 more words

NYT

No Justice, ‘No Value’ for Women in a Lawless Afghan Province

If Afghanistan is one of the worst places to be a woman, then Ghor Province may be the country’s capital of gender-based violence.

Published: July 8, 2017 at 05:30AM… 73 more words

NYT