Style Spied: Pocket Princess

Dedicated both as a Muslim woman and a hijabista, Aimie never lets her pint-sized stature stop her from achieving what she sets out to do. With her blog peppered with words of encouragement for her readers, here’s Aimie walking the talk. ?? Allah Azza Wa Jall does not intend to make difficulties for us all, … Read more

Hijab Activists Meet with Sweden’s Justice Minister

STOCKHOLM, August 20, 2013 (AFP) – Sweden’s justice minister on Tuesday met with activists who convinced prominent Swedes to wear headscarves this week to protest an alleged attack on a Muslim woman who wore a hijab. “We tried to say that there is structural discrimination …but (Justice Minister Beatrice Ask) kept referring to individual responsibilities,” … Read more

First Woman Stands for Tajik President

DUSHANBE, September 27, 2013. By Akbar BORISOV (AFP) – A woman is for the first time bidding for the presidency in Tajikistan after an opposition bloc including an Islamic party chose a respected female rights lawyer as its candidate in the majority Muslim country. A 65-year-old lawyer and rights activist who does not wear a headscarf, … Read more