Posts tagged "women’s rights"
The Patient Body: A Closely-Held Business

The Patient Body: A Closely-Held Business

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.

Progress and Rat Poison in Morocco

Some rights gains are never permanent. By Amy Levin As the climate warms and the new season approaches, one might notice a comparatively calmer “Arab spring” this year. Distracted by presidential politics and plans to “Occupy Spring,” the revolutionary wave that shifted our gaze eastward last year...

After Bin Laden, A Call for Religious Freedom

"In short, every place where Osama bin Laden fled had either perpetrated or tolerated world-class violations of religious freedom and other human rights." -- Leonard Leo and Don Argue at The Hill

Women’s Rights in Egypt

"The Mubarak regime is more dangerous to women than the Muslim Brotherhood." Listen to renown feminist Dr. Nawal El Saadawi and NYU graduate student Yasmin Moll on the Brian Lehrer show on NPR. You can read today's exclusive article by El Saadawi at Women's Media Center here.

Shari’a and Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

by Najam Haider This article is part of an ongoing series that will examine what Shari’ah is, how the media often get it wrong, and how it’s being used to create fear of Islam and Muslims and to justify continued military defense of “American values.”

Conscience With a Mission

In the wake of the November excommunication and demotion of Arizona hospital administrator Sister Margaret McBride, for approving an emergency termination of a pregnancy to save a woman's life, the ACLU has sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a division of Kathleen Sebelius' Department of...

27 August 2004 Daily Links

Last week an Islamist women’s group launched a monthly online magazine, Al-Khansaa, aimed at recruiting Arab women jihadis to fight holy wars against non-Muslims. The AP reports that magazine will also provide fitness tips for female holy warriors, information on treating injuries and advice for parents raising children to fight nonbelievers. Some of the thousands of Iraqi Christians...