Posts tagged "muslim women"

Check Out Ted Cruz’s Anti-Woman Campaign Platform

The ladies, he does not love them.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 24, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Muslim Girl Band Praagaash Calls It Quits Thanks To Fatwa

Starting your own rock band can be a trying endeavor. But it’s safe to say that most of us burgeoning musicians don’t have to deal with having a religious fatwa…

Julie Gerstein | February 6, 2013 - 3:40 pm

“The Light In Her Eyes” Documentary Explores Koran’s Influence On Girls

Houda Al-Habash is not only seen driving her car in the opening scene of “The Light In Her Eyes,” but she is also steering hundreds of young Syrian girls and…

Daley Quinn | July 13, 2012 - 10:40 am

Naked Islamic Woman In Body Paint Veil Causes Controversy For Foreign Policy Magazine

Wonk-y magazine Foreign Policy’s most recent issue, The Sex Issue, is right up our alley with a cover story article about the how the real war on women is in…

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Muslim Women Protest At Sex-Segregated Mosque

A group of Muslim women at the Islamic Center in Washington, D.C., risked arrest on Sunday when they staged a “pray-in” in the main area of the mosque, which is…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Dubai Company Creates Cosmetic Line For Muslim Women

There are many reasons why women look for cosmetics without this or that—maybe they’re vegans or maybe they’re very eco-conscious. Another reason? Religion.

For Muslim women, there’s apparently…

Leonora Epstein | September 17, 2009 - 1:10 pm

Today’s Lady News: No Burqas In The Swimming Pool!

An Islamic woman in France has accused local officials of religious discrimination after she was banned from wearing her “burqini,” a bathing suit that fully covers her arms, legs, and…

Jessica Wakeman | August 13, 2009 - 7:20 pm

French Parliament Debates Burqa Ban

Toward the end of last month, French President Nicolas Sarkozy addressed Parliament, stating his position on burqas. He said the face-covering, body-length Muslim veils are an unacceptable symbol of “enslavement,”…

Catherine Strawn | July 8, 2009 - 4:10 pm

Saudi Women Get Designer Abayas From John Galliano, Nina Ricci And More

Despite the fact that French President Nicolas Sarkozy proposed a ban on burqas in France last week, saying the body coverings imprison women, Paris held a fashion show showcasing specially…

Catherine Strawn | July 1, 2009 - 10:00 am

Sarkozy Says Burqas Aren’t Welcome In France

President Nicholas Sarkozy stood before the French Parliament today and proposed a ban on burqas, garments that completely cover a woman and mask her face, in France. According to The

Carrie Wasterlain | June 22, 2009 - 6:00 pm