Fatima Alzagh was imprisoned by the Zionist regime; she gave birth to her child in the prison and was freed when her child was 21- month- old.
After the Taliban, for the first time under the executive branch, a ministry for women was founded in Afghanistan.
First Steps in Life as a Muslim
Maldives is very much interested to have bilateral relations with Iran in health, medicine, agriculture, etc.
part of an interview conducted by Dr. Tariq Ramadan with sister Myriam Francois-Cerrah, media representative of the Oxford University Islamic Society, UK, in the weekly TV program “Islam and Life.”
Excerpts from an interview with, Deputy Director, Public Relations Unit of the Nigerian Maritime Safety and Administration Agency (NIMASA) and a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations epitomises humility.
The Chief Executive Officer of a nongovernmental organization, known as Afribaby, Dr. Odion Oscar Odiboh, in a chat with Florence Udoh, is canvassing for a six months maternity leave for women.
On 7 April 2012 Joyce Banda made history by becoming the first female President of Malawi and the first in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) following the sudden death of former President, Bingu wa Mutharika.
Formula One, youth and women participation, Sunni and Shia at Pearl square, these are what Aljazeera has asked three Bahraini activists about in this interview.
In honor of International Women's Day, leaders and rights activists around the world have been praising the role of women in toppling dictators in Tunisia and Egypt and in the ongoing protests in Libya.
UN Women co-sponsored a side-event on advancing HIV prevention among young people, at this year’s Commission on Population and Development in New York on 25th April.
Khadija, The First Lady of Islam, is a recently published jewel of Islamic historical fiction that eloquently narrates the entire life of one of the most honored women in Islam.
Qantara.de interviews Nadine Labaki, Lebanese director and producer over the Lebanese civil war.
In May, Bilkay Öney will have been in office as integration minister in the German state of Baden-Württemberg for one year.
Yvonne Ridley is a journalist, author, peace activist and film-maker. She was captured by the Taliban in September 2001 after crossing the Afghan border wearing a burqa. After her release she read the Qur’an and subsequently converted to Islam.
Rangina is president of Kandahar Treasure, the first women-run business in Kandahar.
Mervat F. Hatem, Literature, Gender, and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Egypt: The Life and Works of `A’shaTaymur.New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.