Women's rights

Reverse cherry-picking

Sweden Report 1 March 2015
By Tino Sanandaji

I recently wrote about the ballooning cost of Swedish immigration, and it struck me how completely different the Swedish approach to immigration is compared to other Western

 

500 new cases of female genital mutilation in one month are 'just the tip of the iceberg', campaigners warn

The Daily Mail 1 March 2015
By Lizzie Parry

Five hundred women and girls living in England have been identified as victims of female genital mutilation in just one month, new figures show. And campaigners have warned

 

Female genital mutilation persists in rural Egypt

Al Monitor 1 March 2015

I vividly remember, when I was little, those collective ceremonies that our neighbors from rural areas — from Upper Egypt in particular — used to have for their daughters. They

 

Darul Uloom Haqqania students involved in killing of Benazir

DAWN 1 March 2015
By Haseeb Bhatti

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Rawalpindi was informed on Thursday that students of Darul Uloom Haqqania, Akora Khattak, were involved in the murder of former prime minister

 

French lessons for tackling female genital mutilation

BBC News 23 February 2015

BBC Inside Out investigates why there have been no successful prosecutions for female genital mutilation (FGM) even though it has been a criminal offence in Britain for 30

 

Men jailed for raping lost teenage Polish tourist in horrific assault in London park

London Evening Standard 23 February 2015
By Sebastian Mann

Two men who raped a vulnerable Polish tourist in a London park just hours after she had arrived in the UK have each been jailed for 14 years. Mojtaba Changi, 33, of Lea

 

Video: Muslim Little Brat Wants To Knock About Dutch Women 22 February 2015

You Tube 23 February 2015
By Roni Stoker

The interview of three Muslim teenagers (probably of Moroccan origin) shows above all how integration had totally failed in the Netherlands. There is no reason not to believe

 

We must offend religion more: Islam, Christianity and our tolerance for ancient myths, harmful ideas

Salon 23 February 2015
By Jeffrey Tayler

"Yes, it is freedom of speech, but,” said Inna Shevchenko, the 24-year-old leader of the topless, fiercely atheist activist group Femen in France. On Feb. 14 she was

 

Jihadists in Libya 'direct threat' to Europe: French PM

Swiss News 23 February 2015

Jihadists in Libya pose a "direct threat" to Europe, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in Madrid on Saturday. "I would like to cite the question of Libya and the

 

Female Circumcision Is Becoming More Popular in Malaysia

The Women's International Perspective 23 February 2015
By Marta Kasztelan

Female circumcision, as you may know, involves surgically removing part or all of a woman’s clitoris, which is classified as Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by the World Health

 

Video: ‘We do not want veiled women in France,’ Sarkozy

Morocco World News 20 February 2015

In a lengthy interview on Europe 1 radio, during which he received questions from the public, Sarkozy, the head of centre-right opposition party UMP, was very aggressive on the

 

Video: School girls' opinion about sexual harassment in Egyptian streets

youtube 20 February 2015
By Dignity Without Borders


DWB visited a public girls' school in Cairo. Listen to the school girls speak their mindsets about sexual harassment in Egypt. Cairo, April 2014

 

Female circumcision on the rise in Malaysia

The Express Tribune 20 February 2015

Female circumcision involves the surgical removal of all or part of a woman’s clitoris. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has classed this procedure as Female Genital

 

South Asian community shocked at sexual assault charges against Elgin imam

Chicago Tribune 20 February 2015
By Manya Brachear Pashman and Robert McCoppin

When Mohammed Abdullah Saleem speaks, many observant Muslims in Chicago's South Asian community listen and obey. The conservative Muslim scholar opposes men and women shaking

 

The true history of Europe and Islam

thecommentator 19 February 2015
By Raymond Ibrahim

Our political leaders, our mainstream academics, and media keep lying to us about the history of Islamic imperialism. The crusades were a minor distraction, and merely a

 

Now We Have a Bad Islam

youtube 19 February 2015
By Political Islam

For years our leaders have told us that Islam is wonderful in all ways. But we are seeing some changed minds.

 

The UK’s Political Establishment Is Still Failing Rape Victims

Daily Caller 19 February 2015
By Ryan Girdusky

The story of the thousands of young, mostly white girls who were raped by British-born Pakistani Muslims has just become more grotesque. A government report issued last week by

 

Why do you think women get harassed in the streets of Egypt?

youtube 19 February 2015
By Dignity Without Borders

Watch and listen to school kids speak their mindsets...it says a lot about their education, upbringing, ignorance and much more. All of these contribute to the widespread

 

Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM - Brilliant, but Who Noticed?

AllAfrica 19 February 2015
By Anne Kiruku

The low-key celebrations to mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) across the world, and indeed in East Africa, shows just how little

 

What happens to migrant women when there's no happily ever after

WAtoday 19 February 2015
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Forced underage marriage, trafficking, female genital mutilation and domestic violence – this doesn't sound like the "lucky" country. However, the harsh reality is that there

 
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