VIDEO: This Iraqi Girl Forced Everyone in Egypt’s World Youth Forum to Shed Tears

VIDEO: This Iraqi Girl Forced Everyone in Egypt’s World Youth Forum to Shed Tears

  Lamya Bashar, a Yazidi girl from Iraq, took to the stage at the World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, and everyone literally teared up after she told her heart-wrenching story — even Egyptian President Abdelfattah El-Sisi. Bashar, who is currently a renowned human rights activist, revealed the unimaginable horrors about being a slave for Daesh. […]

Why Do Women Stay With Cheating Men?

Why Do Women Stay With Cheating Men?

by Rasha Mansour

I remember when I was in my early twenties and I would hear of this man, or that man, you know, the ones who cheat on their wives — and my response would be quite simple: why doesn’t she just leave? Why does she put up with this? The feedback I would always get would […]

White Woman Wears Hijab to Find out What It’s Like to Be Muslim in the UK

White Woman Wears Hijab to Find out What It’s Like to Be Muslim in the UK

Katie Freeman, a former “ban the burka” campaigner, posed as a Muslim for a TV documentary — and oh my, what came after was horrendous. The documentary, “My Week As A Muslim,” was shot in the same week as the Manchester Arena bombing on May 22.     Drinkers hurled vile comments at Freeman as she […]

WWE Just Signed Their First Arab Woman Ever

WWE Just Signed Their First Arab Woman Ever

by Mohamed Osama

It has officially been announced that World Wrestling Entertainment has just signed their first female from the Middle East.     Shadia Bseiso has been selected by the WWE to join the WWE Divas from the April tryouts held in Dubai this year.   The 30-year old Jordanian athlete is trained in Jiu Jitsu and CrossFit, and […]

Moudhi Al-Johani: The Saudi Women’s Rights Activist You Need to Know About

Moudhi Al-Johani: The Saudi Women’s Rights Activist You Need to Know About

  The video above documents the journey of Moudhi Al-Johani, a brave Saudi women’s rights activist. Moudhi started as an anonymous women’s rights activist, but after she managed to escape her country, she has come out to help other women -particularly Saudis.   “I cannot return to Saudi Arabia because I’ll either be arrested and be […]

PALESTYLE: Help a Refugee Woman Provide for Her Family with This Fashion Brand

PALESTYLE: Help a Refugee Woman Provide for Her Family with This Fashion Brand

by Nadine Arab

Imagine that you could participate in empowering a refugee woman and her family by simply purchasing a product. This is exactly what entrepreneur Zeina Abou Chaaban, Founder of PALESTYLE, thought of when she first visited refugee camps in Lebanon back in 2009.   A post shared by Palestyle Fashion (@getpalestyled) on Oct 1, 2017 at […]

Egyptian Woman Who Was Considered ‘Heaviest in the World’ Passes Away

Egyptian Woman Who Was Considered ‘Heaviest in the World’ Passes Away

Eman Ahmad Abdul Atti, who was once the world’s heaviest woman, passed away on yesterday — only weeks after her 37th birthday.     Over the last few months, however, there had been great signs of improvement. From being able to raise her arms, to managing to hold and carry things, and even feeding herself. […]

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

  Halimah Yacob, a Muslim Malay, will be sworn in today as Singapore’s eighth president after being one of the only candidates that could meet the stringent eligibility rules for the six-year post.   In this particular election, only candidates from the minority Malay group were able to qualify. Malays form just over 13% of […]

A Muslim Woman Made It on the Cover of Time Magazine and People Are Rejoicing

A Muslim Woman Made It on the Cover of Time Magazine and People Are Rejoicing

by Fadila El Karrany

Time magazine recently released pictures from their yet to come issue and people were in for a shock – the good kind – because a Muslim woman made it on their cover for the very first time. Women generally – Muslim women specifically – are rejoicing for this major step forwards in the world of […]

Dubai Airport Celebrates Emirati Women’s Day in the Best Way Possible

Dubai Airport Celebrates Emirati Women’s Day in the Best Way Possible

by Fadila El Karrany

Dubai Airport just released a video in honor of the 3rd annual Emirati Women’s Day. Needless to say, the future of ambitious Emirati women is looking bright.     The ‘Aspiring Women’s Program’ is a new career development program targeting Emirati women in administrative positions and the role of future women in the aviation field […]

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