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21 March 2016

The recently legislated law on prohibiting female genital mutilation (FGM) in the Gambia has come into action.

Read more from Women's UN Report Network (WUNRN).

14 February 2016

Scandinavia's first women-led mosque has just opened its doors in Denmark in the hope to challenge Islam's patriarchal structures.

Read more from Quartz.

2 February 2016

After a long struggle by feminists for the new legislation, Algeria will enact strong punishment for acts of domestic violence and for harrassment of women in the streets.

Read more from Star Tribune.

by Marina Mahathir

February 2016

The following is a personal account by the author.

by Sarah Marsso

February 2016

"Looking at the sky from the courtyard was an overwhelming experience.

The sky looked tame because of the man-made frame. But then the movement of the early morning stars, fading slowly in the deep blue and white, became so intense that it could make you dizzy."

by Amina Wadud

February 2016

We were never far apart. We shared Berber roots. We shared sheer determination when they said we had not a leg to stand on.

by Zakia Soman

February 2016

by Zainah Anwar

February 2016

It was a warm Sunday morning, December 6th, as Asma from Morocco, Ziba from Iran, Marwa from Egypt and I from Malaysia, stood around Allahyarhamah Fatima Mernissi's fresh grave in Rabat - each contemplating our memories of what she meant to us in our own long journey to reconcile our faith with our feminism.

by Asma Lamrabet

January 2016

I would like to talk about Fatima as I knew her.

Actually, I have known two Fatimas. One through her books and the other since our first meeting a few years ago.

At first, I knew her as an academic icon and thought she must be inaccessible, like any other icon.

by Ziba Mir-Hosseini

February 2016

"There are years that ask questions and years that answer." ~ from Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston

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