Hijab power and song proves fruitful in the UK

Hijab power and song proves fruitful in the UK

Mette Reitzel – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN/CGN) London, UNITED KINGDOM: A recent parliamentary report in the UK reveals that some Muslim women are removing their headscarves and anglicizing their names to improve their chances in the job market. Two best friends featured in the upcoming documentary film Hip Hop Hijabis did the exact opposite. Born in […]

College women Tunisia have diverse opinions on Islamic dress

College women Tunisia have diverse opinions on Islamic dress

Lotfi Radhouane Chebil – WNN Opinion (WNN/CGN) Tunis, TUNISIA: Recently at a university in Tunis, a female student approached her professor after class and told him that she had decided to wear the niqab, which covers the female body, face and head, to class. After some discussion on the topic, the professor said that he […]

PODCAST: Is Religion a Force for Good?

PODCAST: Is Religion a Force for Good?

Women News Network – WNN Interviews What impact does religion have on our global community? Of special importance, how does it impact women? How does world religion affect public policy in our region? These and other topics are part of this panel, brought to you via host Anushka Asthana, policy editor for The Observer at […]