Aisha: the badass nigerian woman hunting for Boko Haram militants

Aisha: the badass nigerian woman hunting for Boko Haram militants

Since the dawn of humanity, hunters have roamed the forests and savannahs of Africa. Fast forward to the 21st century, and there is no big game left in northeastern Nigeria. Artillery fire exchanged between Boko Haram fighters and the Nigerian military has scared the animals away. Now, hunters track and capture rebel fighters. Feared for... Continua »
Muslimahs: “Stop sexual harassment in mosques”

Muslimahs: “Stop sexual harassment in mosques”

This is the natural development of the previous article: Women are confessing about being sexually harassed during Mecca pilgrimage (“Hajj”) On the social networks of Islamic countries, the hashtag #MosqueMeToo goes crazy, by which Muslim women report the harassment suffered in mosques or at Mecca An anti-violence campaign entirely internal to... Continua »
Women are confessing about being sexually harassed during Mecca pilgrimage (“Hajj”)

Women are confessing about being sexually harassed during Mecca pilgrimage (“Hajj”)

While one might think that men would tame their vile urges while performing their religious Islamic duties in the holy city of Mecca, the reality is quite disturbing. Women have recently been speaking out about their experiences with sexual harassment while carrying out tawaf around the Kaaba during their pilgrimage to Mecca. It all started when Pakistani Sabica Khan shared a... Continua »
How girls in Delhi are fighting street harassment

How girls in Delhi are fighting street harassment

When Pooja, a teenager in New Delhi, was 15, she would walk a roundabout route home from school. That way she could avoid harassment from boys lurking in a shadowy lane nearby. “That corner over there, I wouldn’t take that right,” she said, pointing at a street near her home in a... Continua »
Six Out of 10 Indian Men Admit Violence Against Wives

Six Out of 10 Indian Men Admit Violence Against Wives

While 80 percent of Bangladeshi married women are abused by husbands, India – always careful not to fall too far behind in – “only” gets 60 percent of wives abused by husbands. Six out of 10 Indian men admit to having perpetrated violence against their wives or partners, with men who experienced... Continua »
Posted a photo of extra VIRGIN olive oil: assaulted by fellow believer

Posted a photo of extra VIRGIN olive oil: assaulted by fellow believer

Muslim woman is accused of ‘committing a sin’ for posting a photo of virgin olive oil… because it contained the word ‘virgin’ Woman’s Twitter profile displays the flags of Jordan, Palestine and New Zealand She posted a picture on Snapchat and immediately received a reply from a fellow believer The... Continua »
India: Sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape

India: Sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday 11/10 ruled that sex with wife aged below 18 years would be a punishable offence under the Indian Penal Code. A public interest litigation was filed in the apex court seeking to allow a bride below 18 years of age to file a FIR... Continua »