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Compulsory Hijab in Iran: There Is No Room for Appeasement

Leila Mouri | Posted 09.23.2012 | World
Leila Mouri

Unfortunately, Iranian women's deprivation of one of their primary rights -- the right to wear what they want in public -- has yet to garner attention in the era of 'Islamophobia.'

Egypt and the Universal Rights of Women

Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nina Burleigh

Whatever happens in Egypt, there's an elephant in the room, and it's pink. Freedom of women is what the Al Qaeda jihadis, as much as the Muslim Brothers in Egypt, most revile about the West.

France Veil Ban To Be Submitted By Sarkozy

AP | SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday ordered legislation that would ban women from wearing Islamic veils that hide the face in ...

French Wants To Study Burqa Wear, May Ban It In Public

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — France wants to study the small but growing trend of burqa wear, with an eye to possibly banning the Islamic garment from being worn in ...