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Rafia Zakaria

Halt arranged marriages, people will be much happier

It is no surprise that divorce has become far more prevalent, though not less stigmatised, than it used to be.

12 Oct 2018 2:01 AM

America is no saviour of women in Afghanistan

The aims of Promote were to improve the status of 75,000 Afghan women at all levels of society.

21 Sep 2018 12:17 AM

Headscarves have evolved as a symbol of identity

All of this would be readily acceptable were it not for the fact that this particular contest is a beauty pageant.

06 Sep 2018 7:50 AM

The children of terror

Participation, of course, is presented as an honour that the children have to earn, an imprimatur of belonging.

31 Aug 2018 1:18 AM

Europe story: Muslims are judged over a handshake

The case of Farah Alhajeh may seem like victory in the individual sense of receiving damages and being vindicated.

24 Aug 2018 5:45 AM

Work visas can help eliminate global poverty

The fact that work visas and access to labour markets work better was never mentioned.

20 Apr 2018 12:41 AM

Understanding harassment, in workplaces and in homes

According to UN Women, 120 million girls around the world have experienced forced sexual acts.

30 Dec 2017 12:14 AM

Many abusive men and their suffering wives go unnoticed

The high-profile nature of the Ilyasi murder case has meant that it has received a lot of attention.

21 Dec 2017 1:35 AM

How Muslim women in UK are bereft of their rights

Women caught in the middle should not have to pay the price, and be left without rights or recourse.

14 Dec 2017 12:49 AM

A new look: Barbie now wears a hijab

Barbies have hardly been symbols of either feminism or modesty or female achievement.

24 Nov 2017 12:07 AM