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Equal inheritance for daughters is key to women's empowerment

19 October, 2017

Comment: While marriage between a Muslim woman and a non-Muslim man is now permitted, the question of equal inheritance rights between the sexes is a thornier issue, writes Sophie Bessis.

#MeToo: Arab women open up about sexual harassment

17 October, 2017

Women in the Middle East have shared their experiences with sexual assault and harassment as part of the global #MeToo hashtag to raise awareness of the magnitude of the problem.

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

16 October, 2017

The long read: In its centenary year, Professor Avi Shlaim examines the impact of the Balfour Declaration and Britain's 'deviousness, duplicity and double-standards' in Palestine, writes Ben Clarke.

UK court rules Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

13 October, 2017

Three British judges on Friday ruled that an Islamic faith school in Britain was guilty of sex discrimination for segregating boys and girls.

US and Israel withdraw from UNESCO citing 'anti-Israel bias'

12 October, 2017

Israel followed the United States on Thursday in announcing its withdrawal from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organisation, after accusing the global body of 'anti-Israel bias'.

British expat in Kuwait 'denied nursery job over hijab'

12 October, 2017

A British woman living in Kuwait has accused a nursery of demanding her to remove her hijab in order to work for them.

These Arabs want to help Israel fight BDS

11 October, 2017

After lobbying Western governments to pass laws to punish efforts for the BDS targeting Israel over its treatment of Palestinians, Israel has now recruited Arabs to fight the non-violent campaign.

Workplace sexual abuse: Address the problem, not the symptoms

11 October, 2017

Comment: For many women, the issue of abuse in the workplace strengthens the argument they require special treatment and protection, rather than addressing abusers and their behaviour, writes Amal Awad.

Eminem raps against 'kamikaze' Donald Trump, defends Muslims, immigrants

11 October, 2017

"We hate Donald Trump," declared US rapper Eminem in a new four-minute freestyle no punches pulled video that also waded into the treatment of immigrants, Muslims and African-American war veterans.

Rationalising the male gaze: Brutalised bunnies and demonised niqabis

06 October, 2017

Blog: Covered or revealed, the female body is merely an object when it comes to the eyes of the patriarchy, writes Hadani Ditmars.

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