Global Halal Food and Lifestyle Sectors to Grow 6% by 2022

Growing demand for Muslim-friendly resorts Demand for ethical treatment of animals has resulted in $100 billion organic food market Global Islamic Economy Summit to discuss opportunities and challenges facing the Islamic lifestyle sector DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, September 22, 2015 – The global Halal food and lifestyle sector are expected to grow by 6% by … Read more

Egypt Islamists Say UN Women Text Threat to Society

Governments and NGOs from around the world are to wrap up two weeks of discussions in New York on ways to end violence against women and children with the aim of reaching a consensus by Friday. Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has warned that a UN document demanding global standards to prevent violence against women is un-Islamic … Read more

UN Member States Agree to ‘Historic’ Statement on Women

Muslim and western nations overcame deep divisions to agree a historic United Nations declaration setting out a code of conduct for combating violence against women. Iran, Libya, Sudan and other Muslim nations agreed to language stating that violence against women and girls could not be justified by “any custom, tradition or religious consideration.” Western nations, particularly from … Read more

Bangladesh Miracle Survivor Leaves Hospital for Job in Hotel

SAVAR, June 6, 2013. By Kamrul Khan (AFP) – A seamstress trapped in the rubble for 17 days after Bangladesh’s garment factory disaster in April emerged from hospital Thursday, saying she felt “great” and was looking forward to a new job at a luxury hotel. Reshma, 18, who became a national heroine after the catastrophe that … Read more