The worst cases are in Arab countries where female migrant workers are routinely raped, beaten and not paid. For this reason, the Nepali government limited emigration to the Middle East between and Still, every year, 83, Nepal migrant women leave the country in search for work.
Arab states are destination of most illegal workers. Out of 67, in the Middle East inonly 3, had the right papers and a valid contract. The Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission logged 1, cases of violence against women in the second quarter of compared with 2, cases for the whole of Of them, 27 took their lives due to stalking.
Bangladesh Mahila Parishad made the annual report on women repression based on stories published in 14 national dailies last year, a press release said. A total of 6, women fell victim to repression across the country last year, says the report. Of them, 1, women were victims of stalking, 96 were killed after rape and 38 died after being set on fire.
Moreover, 81 women were acid burnt while two of them died following the attacks. Over women were raped, of whom were gang raped, as per the report.
Two hundred and eighty seven women faced sexual harassment in About women and teenage girls were abducted while women and girl children fell victim to trafficking.
Among the victims of trafficking, 45 were sold to brothels, the report says. At least women were killed for failing to give dowry while 55 teenage house helps died in different incidents of torture across the country. Also, 68 women were tortured in the name of fatwa religious edictand 75 fell victim to child marriage.
A series in the newspaper Liberation in documented how Muslim women and girls in France who refuse to wear the hijab are insulted, rejected and often physically threatened by Muslim males. Muslim women who try to rebel are considered "whores" and treated as outcasts.
Inits non-Western immigrant population was made up of Pakistanis 21,Somalis 11,Sri Lankans 7,Vietnamese 5,Turks 5,Moroccans 5,and Iraqis 6, Transcript of English translation Pakistan The number of incidents of violence against women increased by 13 per cent insays a report by the Aurat Foundation set to be released on Wednesday.
The report states that 8, incidents of violence against women were reported in compared to 7, incidents reported in Of these, 5, were reported to have occurred in Punjab, followed by 1, in Sindh, in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and in Balochistan. Similarly, cases of violence against women were reported in Islamabad, the report said.
Because rape is equated with zina [unlawful sexual intercourse] under Hudud law, rape victims are required to produce four pious male witnesses. It is of course nearly impossible for the rape victims to produce the four male witnesses required to prove their allegation.
Therefore their police report of rape was taken as a confession of illicit sex on their part and they were duly found guilty. InTurkey witnessed 48, incidents of gender-based violence; that figure jumped to 80, in The findings contradict the widely held belief in Egypt that unveiled women are more likely to suffer harassment than veiled ones.
Participants in the survey were shown pictures of women wearing different kinds of dress - from the mini skirt to the niqab full face veil and asked which were more likely to be harassed.
But in reality the study concluded the majority of the victims of harassment were modestly dressed women wearing Islamic headscarves. Western women who took part in the study demonstrated a strong belief in their entitlement to personal safety and freedom of movement, she says, but this was totally absent among Egyptian respondents.
No-one spoke about freedom of choice, freedom of movement or the right to legal protection.As a Muslim woman I was interested in reading this book as to have an idea of how Muslim women are viewed by non-Muslim westerners.I was a bit confused reading this book as most of the issues discussed such as the honor killings or removal of clitoris have never even been heard by me.
Sep 18, · Muslim women in sciences and technology, since the Islamic Golden Age, Muslims have been actively participating in various sciences. Science and technology International Forum on Women in Science and Technology in Muslim Countries was held by the United Nations, regarding the changes women have brought in the sciences in Muslim countries. T here is no such thing as Islamic science – for science is the most universal of human activities. But the means to facilitating scientific advances have always been dictated by culture. The Increase of the Number of Islamic Women in Science PAGES 3. WORDS 1, View Full Essay. islamic women, women in science, science education. Not sure what I'd do without @Kibin - Alfredo Alvarez, student @ Miami University. Exactly what I needed.
Hamed Abdel-Samad is a German-Egyptian political scientist and author of several best-selling books in Germany.
A former UNESCO consultant on Arab education, he has lectured on Islam at the University of Erfurt and Jewish and Islamic history at the University of Munich.
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Over the last 20 years, there has been an increase in the number of Muslim immigrants coming to the U.S. The number of Muslim immigrants currently represents about 10% of all legal immigrants arriving in the U.S., and a significantly smaller percentage of unauthorized immigrants. The major LLF donors are the IsDB’s Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Qatar Fund for Development, the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development.
The experiences of Muslim women (Arabic: مسلمات Muslimāt, singular مسلمة Muslima) vary widely between and within different societies. At the same time, their adherence to Islam is a shared factor that affects their lives to a varying degree and gives them a common identity that may serve to bridge the wide cultural, social, and economic differences between them.
JEDDAH: The General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (GAIAE) launched its first initiative, the Endowment Investment Funds project, on Sunday, to organize, maintain, and develop.