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VOICES: Opening the Closed Door – Addressing Domestic Violence in Egypt [Video]

VOICES: Opening the Closed Door – Addressing Domestic Violence in Egypt [Video] | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
Documentary filmmaker Jenny Montasir, through a video and interviews with women's rights activists, attempts to shed light on the problem of domestic abuse.
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Domestic Violence against Single and Married Women in Iranian Society - VOK Radio

Domestic Violence against Single and Married Women in Iranian Society - VOK Radio | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
VOK Radio, Domestic Violence against Single and Married Women in Iranian Society, Abstract The following paper, supplemented by the PowerPoint presentation, is an overview of the current statistical picture of domestic violence experienced by both...
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Women's rights in Iran

Women's rights in Iran | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
Women in Iran face widespread discrimination under the law. They do not enjoy equal rights to men in areas such as marriage, divorce, child custody and inheritance. 
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Pakistan: Protect Students, Teachers, Schools From Attack | Human Rights Watch

Pakistan: Protect Students, Teachers, Schools From Attack | Human Rights Watch | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
(New York) – The Pakistani government should take immediate steps to protect students, teachers, schools, and rights defenders at risk of attack, Human Rights Watch said today.
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The Mistreatment of Women in Muslim Countries

The Mistreatment of Women in Muslim Countries | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
In examining the attitude of men towards women in Islamic culture it is important for readers to note that Islamic culture is derived from the Quran and codified into law by Sharia which is the civil code for the Quran.
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Adam Duckett's curator insight, October 23, 2013 10:46 AM

I think women are just as good as men so it shouldnt matter what gender they are and it relates to the article because bbrides were getting burned for no reason

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Afghanistan: Taliban Should Stop Using Children as Suicide Bombers | Human Rights Watch

Afghanistan: Taliban Should Stop Using Children as Suicide Bombers | Human Rights Watch | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
(New York) – The Taliban’s use of children as suicide bombers in Afghanistan is an egregious affront to humanity that should cease immediately, Human Rights Watch said today.
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Afghanistan: Who Benefits from Taliban Revisionism? | Human Rights Watch

Afghanistan: Who Benefits from Taliban Revisionism? | Human Rights Watch | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
Farooq Wardmak, the Afghan education minister and a key ally of President Hamid Karzai, claims that the Taliban leadership no longer opposes education for girls.
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Afghanistan: Karzai Should Halt Executions | Human Rights Watch

Afghanistan: Karzai Should Halt Executions | Human Rights Watch | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
(New York) – The Afghan government should end its sudden surge of executions and institute a moratorium on further executions, Human Rights Watch said today.
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The Taliban Will Rule Afghanistan

The Taliban Will Rule Afghanistan | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
Before and after President Barack Obama announced the new U.S. strategy on Afghanistan, I engaged in a variety of media panels and private discussions with commentators and analysts from Arab and Muslim-majority regions of the world.
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Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia :: Reviewed by Daniel Pipes

Rashid, the Far Eastern Economic Review's outstanding journalist covering the South Asia beat, is in awe of Afghanistan, calling the country and its people "amongst the most extraordinary on earth," he is also deeply moved by Afghanistan's history...
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Domestic Violence in Saudi Arabia - On the Increase

Domestic Violence in Saudi Arabia - On the Increase | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
Today, women are observing the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, but in Saudi Arabia, domestic violence appears to be on the increase.
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Saving Face: The struggle and survival of Afghan women

When 18-year-old Mumtaz walks into a room, the first thing you notice about her is the patchwork of painful puffy red scars that stretch across her face.
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Fighting for Women’s Rights in Iran | Human Rights Watch

Fighting for Women’s Rights in Iran | Human Rights Watch | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
Sussan Tahmasebi returned to her native Iran in 1999 for what she thought was a quick trip to reconnect with her roots, but she ended up staying for nearly 10 years, helping develop civil society to defend women’s rights.
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Does The Quran Promote Violence Against Women?

Does The Quran Promote Violence Against Women? | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
If the Quran advocates for the beating of one's wife, then surely we should see examples of such behavior from the Prophet Muhammad -- but we do not.
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Pakistan: Abuses, Impunity Erode Rights | Human Rights Watch

Pakistan: Abuses, Impunity Erode Rights | Human Rights Watch | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
(Islamabad) – Pakistan’s government has failed to act against abuses by the security and intelligence agencies, which continued to allow extremist groups to attack religious minorities, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2013. The authorities...
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United Nations Global Issues

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This is the site for Global Issues at the United Nations. Here you will find information and links.
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World Report 2013: Afghanistan

Afghans feel enormous anxiety as the 2014 deadline for withdrawing international combat forces from Afghanistan looms, and powerbrokers jockey for position.
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Taliban - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Deobandi Movement
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Qasim Nanotvi · Rashid Gangohi
Husain Madani · Mehmud Hasan
Shabbir Usmani · Ashraf Ali Thanwi
Anwar Kashmiri · Ilyas Kandhlawi
Ubaidullah Sindhi · Taqi Usmani

Darul Uloom Deoband, India
Mazahirul Uloom Saharanpur, India
Hathazari Madrassah, Bangladesh
Darul-uloom Nadwatul Ulama, India
Darul Uloom Karachi, Pakistan
Jamia Uloom ul Islamia, Pakistan
Jamiah Darul Uloom Zahedan, Iran
Darul Uloom London, England
Darul Uloom New York, United States
Darul Uloom Canada, Canada
Madrasah In'aamiyyah, South Africa
Darul Uloom Zakariyya, South Africa

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Review of Fundamentalism Reborn: Afghanistan and the Taliban :: Middle East Quarterly

Review of Fundamentalism Reborn: Afghanistan and the Taliban :: Middle East Quarterly | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
Review of Fundamentalism Reborn: Afghanistan and the Taliban :: Middle East Quarterly
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In Afghanistan, Women Behind Bars for 'Moral Crimes' | Human Rights Watch

In Afghanistan, Women Behind Bars for 'Moral Crimes' | Human Rights Watch | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
As told by Heather Barr, Human Rights Watch's Afghanistan researcher
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CAIR defends Taliban, Hamas against bullying charge

CAIR defends Taliban, Hamas against bullying charge | Women in the Middle East - freedom | Scoop.it
A Free Press For A Free People Since 1997 (Terrorist supporting CAIR defends Taliban, Hamas against bullying charge http://t.co/C2pxAsd1jW #tcot #tgdn)...
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