Home Women Women on September 21, 2022 Women throughout Iran have been posting videos of themselves on social media, cutting their hair and burning their hijabs in response to the death of a 22-year-old. Mahsa Amini , a 22-year-old woman, detained by Iranian police, died during detention. Protests broke out in Iran as a result of her death. Amini was detained on Tuesday after Iranian police found fault with her hijab. She was reportedly beaten by police. The Iranian police have denied the allegations and claim that she died of a heart attack. However, Amini's relative confirmed that she had no history of heart disease. What Happened To Mahsa Amini? Mahsa Amini was detained earlier this week by "morality police" officers after reportedly finding fault with her hijab or headscarf. Police have cited Amini as having suffered a heart attack. Still, pro-reform news websites have quoted her uncle as not having a history of … [Read more...] about Iranian Women Cut Hair, Burn Hijab To Protest Death Of Mahsa Amini In ‘Moral Police’ Custody
Home Women Women on March 16, 2022 When you mention the name of a comic book, one would always refer to someone like Superman or Spider-Man. It is these two action heroes after Batman which has left an important impression in the minds of young and old. But when it comes to women, you can think of Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel or Supergirl. But did you know that there at least five popular Muslim female superheroes or sheroes? Including Kamala Khan, better known as Ms Marvel, whose heroics will be showcased onscreen in Disney+ Hotstar's web series releasing on June 8. It is Wonder Woman who has been a real inspiration to a lot of young girls and women out there in our society to be brave and strong. If it wasn't for superheroes like Wonder Woman, you will not find a lot of real brave courageous women in our society. According to authors, it is believed that through these superheroes, people tend to enact the way their favourite characters portray … [Read more...] about Ms Marvel, Qahera And More: 5 Muslim Female Superheroes Who Inspire Us!
Home Women Women on March 8, 2022 Indian women have always been labelled as traditional. Covering heads, wearing bindis, laden with ornaments, traditional clothes and so many other things set Indian women apart from the rest. The practice of covering heads in India has been a matter of curiosity for most of us, including those who are new to our culture. Covering the head and sometimes even veiling the face is often seen as a mark of respect. In some cultures, married women are supposed to pull off a veil in front of elder male members of the family. In very traditional and rural areas, women use their sari to completely cover the face and neck, concealing their identity before males. Some women use the fabric to cover their whole face, chest, arms, and stomach. This type of veiling is still popular with Hindu brides and is observed on the wedding day. Many new brides use the ghungat until their father-in-law advises to unveil. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Why Do Indian Women Cover Their Head And Face?