Women in Islam

Most of these links are from Islamic perspective to give you insight into their lives and mindset.

ABORTION:

Abortion is Murder in Islam
http://www.submission.org/abortion.html

AFGHANISTAN:
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AFGHAN WOMEN IN REPATRIATION AND RECONSTRUCTION
http://www.unrisd.org/wsp/db/docs/w1188.htm

Perspective on Women's Plight in Afghanistan
http://www.afghan-web.com/politics/talibanwomen.html
includes good picture of Muslim women sitting in a circle

Picture of Afghani amputee (woman)
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/pic2.html

Picture of Afghani refugee woman in refugee camp
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/pic5.html

The Plight of the Afghan Woman - poem and some helpful articles
http://www.afghan-web.com/woman/

Women in Afghanistan – Nance (Christian site)
http://www.calebproject.org/nance/n1537.htm

Wonderful pictures of Afghani women
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/volume2.html

Wonderful picture of Afghani woman in Kabul, and son
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/pic3.html

ALGERIAN WOMEN:
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Algerian Women in Politics
http://metimes.com/issue31/reg/3algwomen.htm

ARAB WOMEN:
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Arab Women
http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~kbatarfi/women2.htm

ARTICLES:
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Women in Islam – articles
http://www.qucis.queensu.ca/home/fevens/women_art.html

ARTISTS:
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Int’l Artists Net for Muslim Women
http://www.hammoude.com/hammoude/

BABIES:
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Manners of Welcoming the New Born Child in Islam
http://www.uh.edu/campus/msa/articles/new/intronew.html
http://www.uh.edu/campus/msa/articles/new/newborn.html

BANGLADESHI WOMEN:
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Bangladeshi Women and the Politics of Religion

The Changing Face of Women in Bangladesh
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/sipa/PUBS/SLANT/SPRING97/morris.html

BOOKS:
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BOOKS ON WOMEN IN ISLAM
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/wombooks.html

Books re Women In Islam
http://www.islampub.com/books/women.html

NINE PARTS OF DESIRE. by Geraldine Brooks, 1995.

PRICE OF HONOR: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on Islam. By Jan Goodwin. 1994.

Princess: A True Story Of Life Behind The Veil In Saudi Arabia
http://www.opengroup.com/open/babooks/038/0380719185.shtml
By: Sasson, Jean P.
Paperback 
A true story of life behind the veil in Saudi Arabia, Princess delivers a gripping account of the horrors and degradations suffered by actual modern-day Saudi women. 'Absolutely riveting.'--People. Presented by the bestselling author of The Rape of Kuwait. Photos. Pub Date: September 1993 
Pub: Avon Books US cover price: US$6.99
E-mail: open.com@pobox.com
Fax:1-800 FAX OPEN (1-800-329-6736) or +1-602-530-3569
Mail: 10640 N 28th Drive, Suite A200, Phoenix, AZ 85029-2910, USA

The sequel to Jean Sasson's book "Princess" is "Princess Sultana's Daughters".
The list price is $6.50 (As cited by the Amazon Bookstore webpage,
http://www.amazon.com/

The Sufi Book Club – Women’s Studies
http://www.sufibooks.com/womens.html

Women, Family and Children in Islam – 
http://www.eecs.uic.edu/~nbutt1/table/women.html

CAREERS:
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Career Women in Pakistan
http://www.snafu.de/~dgfk/PAK_Women.html

Int'l Organization for Pakistani Women Engineers
http://www.iopwe.org/

CLOTHING:
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Fashions of Pakistan on the Internet
http://www.instecdigital.com/1/fashion.htm

Islamic Women's Clothing store on the web
http://www.angelfire.com/biz/IslamicClothing/index.html
(also henna, prayer rugs, henna artists, etc.)

Islamic Women's Dress and the Quran
http://www.islamic-clothing.com/

Moroccan Clothing
http://www.agadirexotic.com/catalog.htm

Palestinian Costumes Web Site
http://www.cafearabica.com/issue1/sections/culture/farah%26hanan/commit2...

The Islamic Dress Code
http://www.pointpub.com/kampungnet/drcode.html

The Muslim Woman's Dress
http://www.muslims.net/salaf/womd.htm

The Rules of Modesty According to Islamic Law
http://www.al-islam.org/encyclopedia/chapter7/2.html

Where to Buy Muslim Women’s Clothing
http://www.angelfire.com/biz2/IslamShop/

Women’s Dress Code in Islam
http://www.submission.org/dress.html

DEATH:
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The Permissibility of Women Visiting Graves
http://www.qucis.queensu.ca/home/fevens/203.html

ECONOMICS:
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Women In Islam – Economics
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/womeco.html

EQUALITY:
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Are Men & Women Equal in Islam?
http://members.aol.com/trueislam/women-2.txt

'Equality of Women' among Ahmadiyya Muslims
http://www.al-muslim.net/Equality.htm

EGYPT:
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Status of Women in Ancient Egyptian Society
http://www.library.nwu.edu/class/history/B94/B94women.html

FAMILY:
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Gender & Population in Islam
http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~kbatarfi/women.html

Is Family Planning Allowed in Islam
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/famplan.html

Motherhood in Islam
http://www.fonsvitae.com/motherhood.html

Role of the Family in Spreading Islam
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/familii.html

The Family in Islam
http://www.spiritweb.org/HinduismToday/96-03-Islam_Family.html

The Family in Islam
http://www.scup.no/books/en/books/b-224201.html

Why is the Family so Important to Muslims?
http://www.discoverislam.com/20.html

FAMILY PLANNING:
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Is Family Planning Allowed in Islam?
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/famplan.html

FEMALE CIRCUMCISION:
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Female Circumcision - Fair Lady
http://www.fairlady.com/960807/circms.html

Female Genital Mutilation research/site
http://www.hollyfeld.org/fgm/
http://www.fgmnetwork.org/

The Experience of Circumcision in Immigrant Somali Women
http://www.nln.org/webnln/books/147270.htm

FEMINISM:
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Feminism in the Middle East
http://www.well.com/user/sisu/mideastwomen.html

HENNA:
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Henna Designs
http://www.tattoofun.com/henna1.htm
http://www.tattoofun.com/glitter1.htm
http://www.tattoofun.com/armshenna1.htm

The Henna Page - http://www.bioch.ox.ac.uk/~jr/henna/how.html

HIJAB:
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TO WESTERN WOMAN (poem - A Muslim Woman’s Perspective of Western Women)
http://members.tripod.com/~Fahad_/poem.html

A Canadian Woman's View of the Hijab (head covering)
http://www.unn.ac.uk/societies/islamic/about/women/women4.htm
http://www.unn.ac.uk/societies/islamic/about/women/hijab.htm

Hijab
http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/humanrelations/womeninislam/whatishijab.html

Hijab
http://www.uh.edu/campus/msa/women/hijab2.html

Hijab: How It Protects and Benefits Women and Society
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/hijab_protect.html

Hijab – What is it?
http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/humanrelations/womeninislam/whatishijab.html

HISTORY:
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History of Women in the Islamic World
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/women/womensbook.html

Muslim Women in History
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/mwom.html

HYGIENE:
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Islamic Women and Menstruation
http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/fundamentals/hadithsunnah/bukhari/006.sbt.html

INDIA:
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Problems of Muslim Women in India
http://www.southasia.com/bagcheeassociates/ba6.html

INFERTILITY:
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Infertility and Islam Home Page
http://www.angelfire.com/la/IslamicView/

INHERITANCE:
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Islamic Inheritance
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/inheritance.html

MARRIAGE:
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This site has everything!
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/sisters.html

Being a Muslim’s Wife – Christian perspective
http://www.islamreview.com/html/wife.htm

ISLAM: A World Where Womanhood Reigns Supreme
http://www.al-muslim.org/women/womanhood.htm

Islam, Marriage and Women
http://www.safaar.com/w4.html

Marriage and Parental Conflicts in Islam
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/marparen.html

Marriage in Islam
http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/humanrelations/womeninislam/marriage.html

Marriage Laws in Islam
http://www.unp.ac.za/UNPDepartments/Religious_Studies/islam06.txt

Marriage, Laws and Women In Islam
http://www.safaar.com/w4.html

Marriage To Saudis
http://206.161.109.6/marriage_to_saudis.html

Polygamy in Islam
http://www.submission.org/polygamy.html

MISC:
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AFGHAN WOMEN IN REPATRIATION AND RECONSTRUCTION 
http://www.unrisd.org/wsp/db/docs/w1188.htm

Canadian Council of Muslim Women
http://www3.sympatico.ca/ccmw/

Int'l Organizations re Muslim Women
http://www.msa-natl.org/SISTERS/SIS_ORG.html

Islamic Women and Menstruation
http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/fundamentals/hadithsunnah/bukhari/006.sbt.html

Net Resources on Women in the Middle East
http://women3rdworld.miningco.com/msub4.htm

Problems of Muslim Women in India
http://www.southasia.com/bagcheeassociates/ba6.html

REFLECTIONS ON FIELDWORK AMONG THE SINAI BEDOUIN WOMEN 
http://www.sherryart.com/women/bedouin.html

Pakistani Women in Changing Society
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/sangat/pakwomen.htm

Resources on Islamic Women
http://www.sufibooks.com/womens.html

Questions About Muslim Women in the Modern World
http://www.al-muslim.org/women/questions.htm

Turkey: women, family, burial, etc.
http://www.turkishodyssey.com/turkey/culture/people.htm

Why are Women Turning to Islam?
http://www.unn.ac.uk/societies/islamic/about/women/women3.htm

Women in Islam
http://www.twf.org/Library/Women.html
http://www.unp.ac.za/UNPDepartments/Religious_Studies/islam07.txt
http://debate.domini.org/leekk/Quran/W.html

Women in Islam : Qur'anic ideals versus Muslim realities
http://www.ippf.org/pubs/ppc/95_2/ppcnov_i.htm

Women in Islam versus Judaeo-Christian Tradition = The Myth & The Reality
http://www.unn.ac.uk/societies/islamic/about/women/judochri.htm

Women in the Religion of Submission
http://members.aol.com/submitters/faq-8.txt

Women in the Quran and the Sunna
http://www.unn.ac.uk/societies/islamic/about/women/quran1.htm

Women, Was it Their Choice? – Islam
http://www.al-islam.org/encyclopedia/chapter9/5.html

WOMEN IN ISLAM VERSUS WOMEN IN THE JUDAEO-CHRISTIAN TRADITION: THE MYTH & THE REALITY - 3 pts - http://www.uidaho.edu/~yusuf921/poly_kitab.html

MODERN:
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Questions about Muslim Women in the Modern World:
http://www.al-muslim.org/women/questions.htm

MOROCCO:
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Moroccan Clothing
http://www.agadirexotic.com/catalog.htm

Technology Sisterhood in Morocco
http://www.ctcnet.org/na6moroc.html

MOTHERHOOD:
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Motherhood in Islam
http://www.fonsvitae.com/motherhood.html

NAMES:
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ARABIC NAMING PRACTICES
http://www.his.com/~jdalexa/v_d/names.html

List of Muslim female names and their meanings
http://www.muslim.net/islam/female.html

PAKISTANI WOMEN:
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Career Women in Pakistan
http://www.snafu.de/~dgfk/PAK_Women.html

Pakistani Women in a Changing Society
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/sangat/pakwomen.htm

PICTURES:
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Anatolian Woman Combing Wool - picture
http://www.rugnews.com/ot/may97/images/may3.htm

Anatolian Woman Preparing a Ground Loom - picture
http://www.rugnews.com/ot/may97/images/may8.htm

Anatolian Woman Working on an upright loom - picture
http://www.rugnews.com/ot/may97/images/may7.htm

Picture of Muslim women sitting in a circle
http://www.afghan-web.com/politics/talibanwomen.html

Picture of Afghani amputee (woman)
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/pic2.html

Picture of Afghani refugee woman in refugee camp
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/pic5.html

Wonderful picture of Afghani woman in Kabul, and son
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/pic3.html

Wonderful pictures of Afghani women
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/volume2.html

POETRY:
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Somalia: Words and Women - poetry
http://www.anaserve.com/~mbali/adan.htm

POLITICS:
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Algerian Women in Politics
http://metimes.com/issue31/reg/3algwomen.htm

Women in Politics in Islam
http://members.aol.com/trueislam/women-3.txt

POLYGAMY:
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Polygamy (In Islam)
http://www.submission.org/polygamy.html

PURDAH:
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Purdah: The Seclusion of Women
http://www.islamicity.org/dialogue/Q272.HTM
http://foundation.novartis.com/purdah.htm

Why Should Women Be In Purdah?
http://www.irf.net/hijab.htm

ORDERS OF THE HOLY QURAN CONCERNING PURDAH
http://www.omar.com/islam/purdah1.htm

Segregation of Women in Islamic Societies
http://www.cyberstation.net/hf/mchg/tas/tasne1.htm

QU’RAN:
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The Place of Women in Pure Islam
http://debate.domini.org/newton/womeng.html

The Quran and Women - http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/qur_wom.html

Women in Islam : Qur'anic ideals versus Muslim realities 
http://www.ippf.org/pubs/ppc/95_2/ppcnov_i.htm

Women in the Quran and the in Sunnah
http://www.unn.ac.uk/societies/islamic/about/women/quran1.htm

REAL AUDIO:
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Problems Facing Muslim Women – real audio
http://www.pitt.edu/~sxsst22/a.html#art

RECIPES:
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African Recipes
http://www.adminet.com/africa/

Global Gastronomer – recipe web sites from every area of Africa! INCREDIBLE!!!
http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/hupfer/global/regions/africa.html

Global Gastronomer – recipe web sites from every area of the Middle East! INCREDIBLE!!
http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/hupfer/global/regions/mideast.html

Lebanese recipe
http://www.lebanon-online.com.lb/culture/receipe.html

Middle Eastern Recipes
http://godzilla.eecs.berkeley.edu/recipes/ethnic/middle-east/index0.html
http://soar.Berkeley.EDU/recipes/
http://www.library.cornell.edu/colldev/mideast/misc.htm

Moroccan Recipes
http://www.dsg.ki.se/morocco/cuisine/
http://www.mincom.gov.ma/english/gallery/cuisine/recipes/cuisine.htm

Nadia’s Middle Eastern Cooking Site
http://twdg.com/cooking/

Turkish Cookbook
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN%3D1883319382/readqqcombooks03A/00...

Turkish Cusine
http://www.dominet.com.tr/turkey/recipes.html

REFUGEES:
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Picture of Afghani refugee woman in refugee camp
http://www.afghan-web.com/ciriello/woman/pic5.html

RESEARCH:
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Association For Middle East Women’s Studies
http://humanitas.ucsb.edu/~gallaghe/amews.html

ROLE:
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The Role of Women in an Islamic Society
http://www.alislam.org/ram/articles/00000144.htm

SAUDI ARABIA:
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Female Harrassment in Saudi Arabia
http://www.arab.net/arabview/articles/adel5.html

Princess: A True Story Of Life Behind The Veil In Saudi Arabia - book
http://www.opengroup.com/open/babooks/038/0380719185.shtml

Princess Sultana's Daughters – book – sequel to Princess
http://www.amazon.com/

SEGREGATION:
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SEGREGATION OF WOMEN IN ISLAMIC SOCIETIES OF SOUTH ASIA AND ITS REFLECTION IN RURAL HOUSING
http://www.cyberstation.net/hf/mchg/tas/tasne1.htm

SHARIAH:
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Women in Islamic Law - http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/womsocie.html

Women & Shari'ah
http://www.qucis.queensu.ca/home/fevens/35.html

SINAI WOMEN:
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Sinai Bedouin Women
http://www.sherryart.com/women/bedouin.html

SOCIETY:
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Women in Islamic Society- 
http://salam.muslimsonline.com/~huma/womeninsoc.html

SOMALIA:
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Somalia Women’s Studies
http://www.anaserve.com/~mbali/women.htm
http://www.anaserve.com/~mbali/womlinks.htm

The Experience of Circumcision in Immigrant Somali Women
http://www.nln.org/webnln/books/147270.htm

SPORTS:
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Muslim Women In Sport
http://www.islam.org.au/articles/19/women.htm

STATUS:
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Are Men & Women Equal in Islam?
http://members.aol.com/trueislam/women-2.txt

Equality of Women among Ahmadiyya Muslims
http://www.al-muslim.net/Equality.htm

Feminism in the Middle East
http://www.well.com/user/sisu/mideastwomen.html

Islam and Women’s Rights
http://www.arches.uga.edu/~godlas/Islamwomen.html

Status of Women in Islam
http://www.ttc.net/pakistan/islam/wp_wim~1.htm
http://www.iad.org/books/S-women.html
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/statuswomen.html
http://alpha.fdu.edu/~siddiqui/women.htm

The Place of Women in Pure Islam
http://debate.domini.org/newton/womeng.html

The Record Set Straight: Women in Islam Have Rights
http://www.submission.org/noha.html

The Role of Women in Islamic Society
http://www.alislam.org/ram/articles/00000144.htm

The Status of Women In Ancient Egyptian Society
http://www.library.nwu.edu/class/history/B94/B94women.html

Women in Islam Have Rights
http://www.submission.org/noha.html

Women in Islamic Society
http://www.fespinal.com/espinal/en82.htm

SUFISM:
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Sufi Women/The Family in Islam
http://www.fonsvitae.com/earlysufi.html

Sufi Women
http://www.arches.uga.edu/~godlas/Sufism.html

Women in Sufism
http://www.sufism.org/threshld/society/articles/women.html

Women and Sufism
http://www.webcom.com/threshld/society/articles/women.html
http://www.sufism.org/threshld/society/articles/women.html

TAPES:
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Real Audio Tapes on Women in Islam
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/womentapes.html

TRAVEL:
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Are Women Allowed to Travel Alone? Muslim perspective
http://www.jamiat.org.za/w_travel.html

VEILING:
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Beyond the Veil
http://www.ttucat.lib.ttu.edu/TTOPAC/AKY-6431

Beyond the Veil: Are Iranian Women Rebelling?
http://w3.arizona.edu/~mesassoc/97film.htm

Liberation by the Veil (one perspective)
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/hijbene.html

Polemics on Veiling Egyptian Women in the Twentieth Century - By Ghada Barsoum
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Parthenon/3519/

Why Women Should Wear the Veil?
http://www.jamiat.org.za/w_veil.html

Women & Veils
http://www.freenet.calgary.ab.ca/Yemen/veil.html

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN:
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An Islamic Perspective on Violence Against Women
http://www.mwlusa.org/mwl/violence.html

Female Harrassment in Saudi Arabia
http://www.arab.net/arabview/articles/adel5.html

Islamic Wife Beating – an answer
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/end.html

The Myth of Oppression: Women in Iran
http://www.imaginary.com/~maenad/thesis/contents.html
http://www.imaginary.com/~maenad/thesis/chapter2.html

Wife Abuse in the Muslim Community
http://www.qucis.queensu.ca/home/fevens/215.html

WEDDINGS:
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Islamic Wedding
http://www.jamiat.org.za/isl_wedding.html

The Westernized Muslim Wedding of Today
http://www.jamiat.org.za/m_weddings.html

WOMANHOOD:
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A World Where Womanhood Reigns Supreme
http://www.al-muslim.org/women/womanhood.htm

Islam & Womanhood - pt 1 & 2
http://www.hindutva.org/AnwarShaikh/Islam/IslamWoman1.html

WEB SITES ON WOMEN IN ISLAM
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Many links re Women in Islam – everything under the sun!
http://salam.muslimsonline.com/~huma/sisters.html
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/sisters.html
http://www.math.gatech.edu/~jkatz/Islam/Women/inislam.html
http://debate.domini.org/leekk/Quran/W.html
http://www.unp.ac.za/UNPDepartments/Religious_Studies/islam07.txt
http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/humanrelations/womeninislam/
http://www.qucis.queensu.ca/home/fevens/women_art.html
http://www.uh.edu/campus/msa/womint.html
http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~rfayiz/sis.htm
http://www.twf.org/Library/Women.html

Muslim Women's HomePage - this site has EVERYTHING!!!!
http://www.albany.edu/~ha4934/sisters.html

Net Resources on Women in the Middle East
http://women3rdworld.miningco.com/msub4.htm

VIDEO:
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Beyond the Veil
http://www.ttucat.lib.ttu.edu/TTOPAC/AKY-6431

Beyond the Veil: Are Iranian Women Rebelling?
http://w3.arizona.edu/~mesassoc/97film.htm