Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Muslim woman

Farhana: Shaping a Muslim woman in unprecedented settings

Enough reasons to watch. Gladly, Farhana is not a disappointment in terms of representation and aesthetics, to a large extent. At least it stays away from fooling around Muslim sexuality – often, stereotyping Muslim sexuality is a tool of otherisation. 

Women’s Reservation Bill lacks quota for OBC and Muslim women, says Owaisi MP

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi Tuesday said that his party would oppose the Women’s Reservation Bill introduced by the Union government in the Parliament due to its lack of provisions for a sub-quota for Other Backward Classes (OBC) women and Muslim women.

Nusrat Jahan Choudhury becomes first Muslim woman to be federal judge in US

The US Senate has confirmed the former American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorney Nusrat Jahan Choudhury as the first Muslim woman to serve as a federal judge on Thursday.

Rayyanah Barnawi makes history as first Arab woman astronaut to journey into space

Rayyanah Barnawi, a Saudi astronaut, made history as the first Arab woman to journey into space alongside Ali al-Qarni.

Nusrat Noor creates history as first Muslim woman to secure 1st rank in Jharkhand PSC exam

It’s a moment of pride and glory for Nusrat Noor and family. Nusrat Noor, the 27-year-old Muslim woman from Jharkhand’s Jamshedpur, has cleared the Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) with a highest rank. She will go down in history as the first Muslim woman in the state to get first rank.

US midterm polls: Ruwa Romman, Palestinian, becomes first Muslim woman elected to Georgia House

Ruwa Romman, 29, is the first Muslim woman elected to the Georgia House of Representatives. Romman who won the American midterm elections, is a Palestinian American.