The online Muslima exhibition highlights the individuality of Muslim women and the rich diversity of their thoughts and contributions.
The exhibition uses art, film, music, and interviews to present a portrait of Muslim women that is opposite of the stereotype, presenting strong and involved women who are determined to improve their societies.
Visit the exhibition at the International Museum of Women.
Read about the exibition at Voice of America.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued its first anti-domestic abuse advert. The advert features a hijab-clad woman – with just her eyes visible through the slits in her veil – one of which is blackened.
The slogan simply reads: “Some things can’t be covered – fighting women’s abuse together.”
On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013 UN Women launched the song "One Woman: A song for UN Women", celebrating women all over the globe.
Now, UN Women calls for Arabic translations of the lyrics that are inspired by stories of women who on a daily basis make extraordinary contribution to their countries and communities.
Read the call for proposals at UN Women.
Listen to 'One Woman'.
Bewilderment, scorn, resentment. Women's rights activists across the Middle East are reacting with everything but joy to topless demonstrations in Europe by a Ukrainian feminist group held in solidarity with a Tunisian woman who posted topless photos of herself protesting religious oppression.
Read more at Huffington Post.