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

Malala’s ‘Education First’ Speech at UN Offers Message of Peace

NEW YORK CITY, July 12, 2013 (AFP) – Pakistan teenager Malala Yousafzai vowed Friday not to be silenced by terrorists in a powerful speech to the United Nations on her first public appearance since being shot by the Taliban. “They thought that the bullet would silence us, but they failed,” Malala said on her 16th … Read more

Style Spied: Claudia Cruz from the Dominican Republic

A revert that has caught our attention for this week’s Style Spied. By Shea Rasol. Claudia Cruz, a native of the Dominican Republican and now living in New York, shares with us her joy of her first few months donning the hijab. Through her YouTube channel, she inspires women near and far with her story of finding her … Read more