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U.S. Muslims Heighten Call For Wider Role For Women Defying Tradition

By Teresa Watanabe On a recent Friday, a veiled woman entered a crowded mosque in Los Angeles and surveyed the scene. In the front,...

Muslim Converts Face Discrimination

By ANDREA ELLIOTT In the wake of 9/11, Muslim immigrants from Pakistan, Egypt and other countries have found themselves living in a newly suspicious...

First Women-Only Mosque Opens In Amsterdam

A number of Dutch Muslim women opened Saturday, March 19, a women-only mosque in the metropolitan city of Amsterdam. Inaugurated by controversial Egyptian feminist...

Immigrant Emancipation ‘A Growing Trend’

AMSTERDAM - Young Turkish and Moroccan mothers have the same opinions about combining work and family duties than women from other ethnic groups, research...