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Muslim women in India are in miserable condition: Uzma Naheed By Md. Ali Uzma Naheed comes from a family of the founders of Darul Uloom Deoband. She is a member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) and has been working for the upliftment of the Muslim women …

Indian Muslim News – WOMEN

Law Against Women When law strips naked: justice(s) flees (Outraging the modesty of women) “The existing laws and legal procedures humiliate the rape victim much more than the culprit. The traumatised child/women are often asked extremely disturbing questions and (un)fortunately; case files gather dust in the slow judicial procedures for …

Indian Muslim News – ISSUES

Lifting the Veil By Ram Puniyani The statement of Nicholas Sarcozy that Burqa is not welcome in France, that it is a symbol of oppression and not of religion has raised serious debate all over. It is France again where five years ago the display of religious markers, head scarf, …

Indian Muslim News – GENERAL

Maids, vegetable sellers set up polythene plant By Quaid Najmi A motley group of homemakers, maids, babysitters and vegetable vendors, some barely educated, has got together to set up a Rs.10-million (Rs.1 crore) polythene manufacturing plant here. The project – the first in Maharashtra in the women’s cooperative sector – …

Indian Muslim News – WOMEN

Morocco’s New Guiding Force Muslim Women Being Trained as Spiritual Leaders and Family Counselors By Robin Shulman Not long ago in the Moroccan city of Rabat, Nezha Nassi met an 18-year-old girl in prison on drug charges. The girl was afraid to leave prison because her parents said she was …

Indian Muslim News – WOMEN

Misinterpreting Islam to Oppress Women: On Khalwat, Misyar & Mutaah By Syed Akbar Ali In Malaysia we frequently read reports of Muslim couples being arrested for the offense of committing khalwat or being in close proximity to each other. For the benefit of all thinking humans it is best that …

Indian Muslim Ladies Association launched in Kuwait

The leading socio-cultural and welfare organization of Indian expatriates ‘Kuwait Kerala Muslim Association’ (KKMA) recently launched its women’s wing ‘Indian Muslim Ladies Association’ (IMLA) in Kuwait at an impressive ceremony. The IMLA was formed on 6th March 2009, but the launching event took place only on 3rd April 2009. It …

Indian Muslim News – WOMEN

Jamia Millia Islamia to host seminar on Women of South Asia: Partners in Development Jamia Millia Islamia, in collaboration with South Asia Foundation, will host a two-day seminar on Women of South Asia: Partners in Development from 30 March 2009. Nobel laureate from Bangladesh Muhammad Yunus will deliver the keynote …