On the authority of Abdullah bin Amr, he said: While we are around the Messenger of Allah ﷺ writing, the Messenger of Allah was asked: Which of the cities will be opened first: Constantinople or Rome? Then the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: «مَدِينَةُ هِرَقْلَ تُفْتَحُ أَوَّلاً، يَعْنِي قُسْطَنْطِينِيَّةَ» “The city of Heraclius will be […]
The New Year’s speech of the prime minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen, has sparked a lot of debate among analysts, debaters and professionals as she noted that it is now time to “put the delicacy away” and “enter into character as a society“, concluding that “more vulnerable children should get a new home earlier than […]
A group of entities and bodies intends to conduct a procession at noon today, Thursday 02/01/2020, to demand the signing of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), and said that the procession will meet the Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice to deliver the memo, and announced […]
On the 10th of December 2019, the Kenyan newspaper, The Star, discussed CEDAW (The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women) in relation to Kenya being recently highlighted for falling short of its goals for women’s grand adherence to the protocols of liberal democracy and the United Nations agendas. The author, […]
Akipress covered a news topic relating to CEDAW policies on women and its lack of implementation in Kazakhstan. Human Rights Watch has expressed concern over the failure of the Government to tackle Domestic violence and equality for disabled women. It cited that currently the laws relating to criminalization and punishment of offenders if inadequate and […]
Imran Khan Demonstrates Yet Again the Nature of His Capitalist Secular Rule The Pakistan government has been accused by some of its own officials of turning a blind eye to the trafficking of hundreds of girls and women from Pakistan as brides to China, due to its financial interests with Beijing, according to the Associated […]
These days our country is witnessing the celebration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which was launched since November 25, 2019, and it is involved in an annual global campaign for 16 days that will last until December 10, which is Human Rights Day.
The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa issued a statement expressing its great relief that the Sudan Public Order Law has been annulled, and calling for the abolition of all articles that discriminate against women from the criminal law and other laws established with the ideologies of terrorism that have wronged women. […]
On November 7, 2019, five men were sentenced to prison and caning by the Selangor Syariah High Court for attempting to engage in unnatural same sex conduct. Their story has received the attention of a liberal activist, Numan Afifi who wrote a prepared statement on his twitter account in support of the five accused men. […]
The Afghan Mission to the United Nation (UN) has formed a “Group of Friends”, co-chaired by the United Kingdom and comprised of women representatives to the UN and senior UN officials. The group is created to support the role of women in all aspects of life.
Attacks against the hijabi Muslim women in Turkey have increased significantly. For instance, the physical attacks of non-hijabi women against by passing hijabi women on the street, on two different occasions İstanbul, or the verbal insult of a woman against a hijabi woman in the Metrobus, or a young male medicine student boxing into the […]
By Applying the CEDAW Convention and Amending the Personal Status Law The Council of Ministers of the Palestinian Authority (PA) decided in its session on Monday, 21/10/2019, to assign the President of the Palestinian Authority to amend Article 5 of the Personal Status Law on the age of marriage to become 18 solar years for […]
The Tanzania’s Supreme Court of Appeal upholds 2016 ruling barring marriage before 18, by which girls under 18 years marriage is now illegal in the country following a legal challenge by child and women advocacy organization.
The President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, issued a decree setting the age of marriage for both sexes to 18 years, except for specific cases by a decision of the competent court.
Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh, My honourable brother please accept my kind greetings: Two female Shar’i Marriage officials (Ma’zoun) were appointed in Al-Khalil city and were given the authority to conduct marriage contracts. My question to you, my honourable brother: is it permissible for a woman to give another woman in marriage, and […]
On October 7, Radio Liberty published the news that: “Every morning, schoolchildren on duty meet schoolgirls at the gates of schools in the Tashkent region and demand that they remove their headscarves before entering the school building. School administrations declare that in this way they fulfill the Cabinet’s decree on a school uniform.
The Minister of Labor and Social Development Lina Al-Sheikh said, “Surely Sudan will sign all the conventions that guarantee women’s rights in all spheres,” and said her presence in the ministry is an opportunity to support all the feminist movements and their demands. (Sudan Tribune, 17 October 2019).
Minister of Family and Social Policies, Zehra Zumrut, stated that The Women Employment Promotion through the Institutional Childcare Services Project will be put into practice. “Mothers who work as insured worker and send their children (between 0 and 60 months) to any Ministry of Education affiliated kindergarten, nursery or day care centre will take advantage […]
Dozens of women protested in Istanbul on Saturday to denounce rising violence against women and the government’s failure to stop brutal attacks across the country. They gathered in the Kadikoy neighborhood on the Asian side of Istanbul, recounting harrowing stories of women recently murdered across the country, including Emine Bulut, whose killing by her ex-husband […]
“In a statement issued on 31/7/2019, the Union of Palestinian Women’s Work Committees, the female framework of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, denounced the position of Hizb ut Tahrir on the Palestinian government’s direction to adopt a law that raises the age of marriage of Palestinian women to 18. The statement considered […]
On the 1st August, the Netherland’s ban on the Niqab came into force, prohibiting Muslim women from wearing the face veil in public institutions, including schools, hospitals, and government offices as well as on buses or trains. Authorities are now required to force women wearing the Niqab to remove their face veil if they wish […]
In a recent BBC interview with the Dalai Lama on the 2nd of July 2019, a question was posed to him regarding the possibility of a female Dalai Lama. The Tibetan spiritual leader made reference to the fact that a future female spiritual leader should be “attractive”. As a consequence, he faced considerable backlash as […]
Question: Assalaam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh our Ameer. Every Muslim wants to be one of those who are sincere and obedient to Allah in order to obtain His pleasure. But does obedience to Allah and His Messenger oblige obedience to the Hizb in all the commands and Ijtihad (opinions) that you have reached, which […]
On Wednesday 3rd July, organisers of the Jeddah World Fest announced at a press conference that the Western Rap singer, Nicki Minaj, will perform in Saudi Arabia later this month. Minaj is renown for her hypersexualized performances and videos; her figure-hugging, body-revealing outfits; and sexually explicit and profanity-laced lyrics which glamourize illicit relationships and drug […]
The number of Islamic thinkers and writers, who clearly object the developments which lead to the corruption in Muslim society, has clearly increased. They respond through their articles under titles like “Can a Muslim be a Feminist?”, “Feminism is no means of gaining rights but an ideology of exploitation”, “Your daughter is becoming a feminist, […]
Thousands of poor workers migrate to the sugar cutting farms in India to earn money with up to a 6-month contract for the backbreaking task of cutting sugar cane. Women are unpaid and suffer possible loss of a job if they are off work due to having their monthly cycle. As a result, thousands of […]
It has been reported that in Kigoma Region, Western of Tanzania there is a wave of women, particularly those who live without men in their homes, are at risk of having their homes broken into by unknown men and then being raped or, if they resist, facing violent retaliation.
On 15/05/2019 CE, a law to ban the wearing of Khimar (headscarf) in Austrian primary schools passed the National Council’s hurdle. The request for change to Article 495 (a) of the Schools Act was approved and presented as an ordinary legislation to the Education Committee of the Federal Council of States, based on the votes […]
In a step of the religious revolution which was announced by the Egyptian president, the observers of the Global Fatwa Index of the Dar al-Ifta al Misriyyah (Egypt’s Fatwa House) monitored the topics of “Fatwas on Women” and analyzed five thousand fatwas on women worldwide. They ranked Hizb ut Tahrir third after ISIS and al-Qaeda […]
The Minister of Family, Labor and Social Security Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, made a statement about the sexual abuse of a 5-year-old child in Istanbul. Minister Selçuk stated in her tweet that a specialized team is charged after the incident, and a clinical psychologist will stay 24 hours with the child and the family. Zehra Zümrüt […]