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Egypt: Faculty women to sue Cairo University for banning full-face veil for teachers 546
Netherlands: After 3 years & 2 coalition governments, parliament finally set for burqa bans 521
Russia: Muslim women in Moscow creating a more positive image of Islam via fashion 548
US: SC rules in favour of Samantha Elauf denied a job by Abercrombie & Fitch over headscarf 770
India: Kerala High Court permits Muslim girls to wear hijab for medical entrance test 514
China: Mounting dress code repression from Xinjiang claims Uighur women as its first victims 1787
Tajikistan: Education ministry equates Muslim headscarf with militant security threats 1723
Canada: Report finds that women’s reasons for wearing the nijab are highly personal & individual 2057
UK: Judge warns jury against prejudice after granting Muslim women her face veil entitlement 2006
Global: A woman is more than her clothes, but her Islamic dress is about choice & fashion 4277
Sudan: Woman’s headscarf prosecution typifies Govts regulating wearing of religious symbols/attire 2259
UK: Of 5,000 converting to Islam annually, most are women seeking an increased spiritual fulfillment 2820
Canada: Quebec Charter widely seen as divisive rather than creating religious harmony 2376
US: Lady Gaga’s burqa antics probably inappropriate, but perhaps amusing for Muslim women 2217
Australia: The first AFL umpire to wear a hijab, schoolgirl makes history before thousands of fans 2408
France: Heavy-handed police enforcement of veil ban stirs Paris riots 2234
France: Veiled pregnant women assaulted by skinheads causing one to miscarry 2114
Sudan: Exhibition of colourful clothing and trendy fashion sense of women in Darfur 2405
India: Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s visit sees scarf-wearing students banished to rear 3096
Face veils no risk to State foundations, while other ostensible excuses for bans almost laughable 3388
France: Muslim woman defends right to wear burqa at European Court of Human Rights 2465
An analysis of female Islamic leadership in globally diverse Muslim communities 2591
Europe: Amnesty Report condemns burqa bans for denying Muslim women jobs and education 2976
India: Compliance with college uniform does not imply a burqa ban at Mangalore Colleges 2586
France: President Hollande to retain burqa ban. Vows instead to ‘have it applied in the best way' 2381
Turkmenistan: Bride price raises value of daughters, but wedding veil keeps brides faceless 2889
France: Niqab ban subjects Muslim women to private imprisonment & increased public violence 2768
Turkey: Alâ Magazine becomes the warmly welcomed avant-garde of "Tesettür," or "veiled" fashion 3241
Canada: Ban on women’s veils when taking citizenship oath ham-handed, absurd & unnecessary 2823
Arab Spring: Feminists live in fear of rollback of rights granted under past dictatorships 3177
Yemen: Women torch their makrama to globally expose tyrant Ali Abdullah Saleh’s 'bloody massacres' 3500
Norway: Yemen's veiled mother of the revolution acclaimed as joint 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate 2961
France: Businessman sets up fund to pay fines for women choosing to wear banned Islamic veils 2773
Australia: Ban-the-Burqa-Liberal, Bernardi, also in league with Dutch anti-Islamic Geert Wilders 2688
Australia: US allegations of "veiled" women being recruited by al-Qaeda disputed as fabricated news 1951
Australia: Women accept Sharia Law where application "fair" to all parties 2750
France: Sarkozy’s burqa ban a windfall for London at the expense of Paris retailers 2662
Jordan: Iranian women’s soccer team unfairly & cruelly banned from playing Olympic qualifier 2915
France: Under Sarkozy’s (Xenophobic) Veil 3318
France: Excessive burqa law risks turning 'wearing the veil' into a national 'anti-Sarkozy symbol' 3018
Belgium: "Take Two" of efforts to punish women for even partial covering of face in public 2728
As in German, Thilo Sarrazin also comes across as a white supremicist/racist in English 4228
Israel: Protests mount as the Taliban Haredi, ultra-religious women, adopt the burqa for "modesty" 2855
Iraq: Since US-led invasion, women’s attire marks rise of religion in a once seculular society 3287
Germany: Frankfurt case set to reignite national debate on permitted public attire for Muslim women 2916
Iran: Some universities placed on notice to enforce stricter Islamic dress code 3101
India: After initial furore, Jesuit priest let off the hook for inadvertent unveiling of Muslim girl 2261
Australia: With or without the scarf or veil new converts to Islam welcomed but still face barriers 2472
Azerbaijan: Hijab ban in state schools raises questions re Constitution & Education Law 1986
Afghanistan: Kabul TV program “The Niqab” masks women’s identity allowing marital abuse testimony 2843
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