Western Governments Exploit Malala’s Story for Colonial Political Interests

The cynical nature of their support of Malala and lack of true concern for the educational rights of Muslim women is demonstrated by their hypocritical stance and silence towards hijab bans in secular states.

Date: 2013/08/04 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:13:00

India in the gilded coffin

The Indian cinema claims one of the highest incomes of the world for the lies it tells about femininity in the dream land.

Date: 2013/08/03 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:13:00

World Hepatitis Day, 2013

World Health Organization observes this year’s World Hepatitis Day with the theme “This is Hepatitis. Know it. Confront it”.

Date: 2013/07/28 | Comment: 0 | Time: 13:27:00

Jane Austen is 200-year-old in Pride and Prejudice

Austen’s first, best and most well known novel is 200 years old. July 18 is the annual day of Jane Austen’s death in 1817. She was born on December 16, 1775 in a Steventon, Britain and she wrote several books before her death in 1817.

Date: 2013/07/20 | Comment: 0 | Time: 15:20:00

There’s no good reason to push pink toys on girls

Girls’ preference for pink emerges at about the age of three years, and could be acquired socially as adult color preferences are.

Date: 2013/07/14 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:48:00

Islamic feminism in Iran (12)

Iran is one of the Muslim countries where Islamic feminism has been developed. In fact, according to Margot Badran who is a historian and a specialist in women's studies, historically the label “Islamic feminism” was first donned by Iranians.

Date: 2013/06/16 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:23:00

Islamic feminism in Tunisia (11)

“A society marked by ‘a certain religiosity’ in spite of its secularism.” This is how the French newspaper Le Monde describes the Tunisian society.

Date: 2013/06/15 | Comment: 0 | Time: 17:28:00

Single-parenthood and gender gap in US

The education and income gender gap in the United States has changed dramatically in the past four decades. The reasons and outcomes have concerned Professor David Autor from Massachusetts Institute of Technology who believes that the changes' important effect is on children being raised up in single-parent families, especially sons raised by single mothers.

Date: 2013/06/14 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:58:00

13th Khordad revives sad memories of 24 years ago

13th Khordad revives sad memories of 24 years ago , when the war had just finished ,in a collective move people were trying to forget the miseries of war when the radio announced an even more distressing news ,the leader of the Islamic revolution had passed away .

Date: 2013/06/12 | Comment: 0 | Time: 17:36:00

Parvin Etesami: The Briliant poetesses

Parvin Etesami,one of the Iranian contemporary poetesses was born to a great and influential man on 25th Esfand in 1285.

Date: 2013/06/12 | Comment: 0 | Time: 17:17:00

Islamic feminism future: from liberation to assimilation (10)

Islam has been indigenized to different national and regional cultures since it was presented by Holy Prophet Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him). But despite the indigenization, it has hold to certain common features and transnational tenets like the concept of Islamic Ummah, helping the oppressed, or going beyond all forms of tribalism and nationalism.

Date: 2013/06/08 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:49:00

Status of women in Iraq (9)

The status of women in Iraq changed after its independence from Britain in the 1920s. Women had a major role in the fight for independence. They collected donations, provided food for soldiers, and petitioned for the release of Iraqi soldiers.

Date: 2013/06/08 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:42:00

US: bring real family-friendly legislation

Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 was passed on May 8 by US House of Representatives to allegedly help working moms find more time to spend with family.

Date: 2013/05/29 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:35:00

Book review: A 'win-win game'?

Kathryn Joyce delves in her book into the developed culture of child adoption by Christian families and the increasing dark sides that are often neglected.

Date: 2013/05/28 | Comment: 0 | Time: 17:45:00

France's homosexuality story

96 have been arrested in today's protests in defiance of the passed law on same-sex marriage.

Date: 2013/05/27 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:49:00

Africa: Post-MDGs - 'Time to Put Children At the Centre of Development'

As the African Union prepares to celebrate its 50th Anniversary at a time when consultations on what will replace the Millennium Development Goals in the post-2015 agenda are gathering pace, leaders and civil society alike are debating and determining future priorities that will shape the next decade of development and beyond.

Date: 2013/05/22 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:33:00

In the Light of Fatima

As every year, the Lebanese especially the Shiite community celebrate the occasion of Fatima Al Zahraa's birthday, doing different activities all over Lebanon.

Date: 2013/05/01 | Comment: 0 | Time: 20:20:00

Pakistani women in vanguard of election campaign

Relying on a Pashto proverb, the Awami National Party is utilizing women's capacity for campaigning.

Date: 2013/05/01 | Comment: 0 | Time: 20:08:00

Imam Musa Sadr; the one who unified Shiats and Sunnis

The third “thought and action” summit named “the status of woman in thoughts and actions of Imam Musa Sadr” was held in Iran in “the cultural-research institute of Imam Musa Sadr”.

Date: 2013/05/01 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:24:00

Information Technology is the best job choice for women in Islamic countries

the International Telecommunication Union started codifying and presenting strategies for attracting more women to study in the information technology and communications majors and work in related fields. The first step was taken by designing a specific website.

Date: 2013/05/01 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:23:00
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