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Miss Universe: 'Wearing a hijab is a personal choice'

India's Miss Universe says Muslim women should be allowed to choose whether to wear a hijab and that no one should decide for them.

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French women's minister calls hijabs 'slavery'

Women's rights minister compares Muslim women in headscarf to 'negroes who supported slavery,' gets social media backlash.

French women's rights minister calls hijabs 'slavery'

Cameron: Stop Muslim discrimination against women

British PM slams 'backward attitudes' of Muslim men towards women, reveals 22% of UK Muslim women have little to no English.

Cameron calls to end Muslim discrimination against women

Iranian actress forced to flee to Dubai over hijab

Iran's ministry of culture targets Sadaf Taherian over bareheaded social media photos, exposes actress to public abuse.

Iranian actress forced to flee to Dubai over hijab

Gaza Lecturer: Islam Defends the Rights of Women

Female lecturer from Gaza claims that Islam defends the rights of women and that it is, in fact, the West that doesn't.

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Women Joining ISIS 'Cheerleaders, Not Victims'

Women who join Islamist groups actively support terrorism, experts say - and it may be the key to stopping female recruitment.

Experts: Women Joining ISIS 'Cheerleaders, Not Victims'

Muslim Feminist Declaration Censored by Feminists

A historic convention in Seneca Falls for the rights of Muslim women is being studiously ignored by their western sisters.

Muslim Feminist Declaration Blacklisted by Western Feminists

Turkish Man Charged with Electrocuting Wife

29-year-old Turkish man charged with electrocuting his wife while speaking on the phone to police who failed to avert the crime.

Turkish Man Charged with Electrocuting Wife for Having a Girl

First Female Police Chief in Afghanistan

A landmark move for women: Afghanistan appoints its first-ever female police chief.

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Islamists: 'Women's Freedom Only in Islam'

Hizb ut-Tahrir continues extensive campaign in Judea, Samaria against 'Western values'; 13 year-old speaker condemns women who report abuse.

Islamists Oppose Women's Rights: 'Freedom Only in Islam'player

Police: Muslim Women Arrested on Temple Mount

Muslim women who tried to physically prevent Jews from visiting the Temple Mount were arrested, police say.

Police: Muslim Women Arrested for Anti-Jewish Provocation

‘End Muslim Women’s Provocations on Temple Mount’

Temple Mount activists seek action on Muslim women’s anti-Jewish protests.

‘End Muslim Women’s Provocations on Temple Mount’

‘Immodest' Girls Beat Up Iranian Cleric

‘”You are badly covered,” an Iranian cleric told two girls. “Cover your eyes,” one said before kicking him. He was hospitalized.

‘Immodest' Girls Beat Up Iranian Cleric

Veiled Saudi Women Ejected from Paris Airport

France is enforcing a year-old ban on the "niqab" and not allowing Muslim women into the country if they refuse to take off a face veil.

Veiled Saudi Women Ejected, Deported from Paris Airport

Egyptian Revolution Changes Nothing for Women

The Egyptian Revolution appears to have done nothing for women who attempt to support “change” in Tahrir Square.

Egyptian Revolution Changes Nothing for Women