Activist Tawakkol Karman is the first female Arab to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and has donated the $500,000 prize money to a fund for those wounded or killed during recent uprisings in Yemen. … [Read more...]
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The MOST Story Bank is a live archive of stories on the most current events, people and cultural perspectives of Muslims in America and around the world. With writers in mind, MOST carefully selects story-driven news from the most reputable published sources.
The ultraconservative Saudi Arabian government is taking a step forward on women’s rights: It has adopted a new policy allowing women to ride bikes in parks and recreational activities. … [Read more...]
As instances of groping rise, so do self-defense classes. A vast majority of Egyptian women face a form of sexual harassment every day, and as a result, some anti-harassment organizations are … [Read more...]