Women in Pakistan
The status of women in Pakistan varies considerably across classes, regions, and the rural/urban divide due to uneven socioeconomic development and the impact of tribal, feudal, and capitalist social ...
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Iranian Women Post Pics With Their Hair Flying Free To Protest Strict Hijab Laws
Wearing the Islamic hijab veil is mandatory for women in Iran, and in 2014, Iran’s morality police warned, fined or arrested 3.6 million women for inappropriate dress. Masih Alinejad, an Iranian journ...
Zia-ul-Haq's Islamization
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq (Punjabi, Urdu: محمد ضياء الحق‎; 12 August 1924 – 17 August 1988), was the sixth President of Pakistan from 1978 until his death in 1988, having declared martial law for ...
Dowry
A dowry is a transfer of parental property at the marriage of a daughter.Dowry contrasts with the related concepts of bride price and dower. While bride price or bride service is a payment by the groo...
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Hijab
A hijab or ḥijāb (/hɪˈdʒɑːb/, /hɪˈdʒæb/, /ˈhɪ.dʒæb/ or /hɛˈdʒɑːb/; Arabic: حجاب‎, [ħiˈdʒæːb] or [ħiˈɡæːb]) is a veil that covers the head and chest, which is particularly worn by some Muslim...
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Hijab by country
The hijab refers to both the head-covering traditionally worn by some Muslim women and modest Islamic styles of dress in general.The garment has different legal and cultural statuses in various countr...
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Gender roles in Islam
The Quran indicates that men and women are spiritual equals. The Quran 4:124 states:"If any do deeds of righteousness be they male or female and have faith, they will enter Heaven, and not the least i...
Family planning in Pakistan
Even though there is considerable demand for family planning in Pakistan, adoption has been hampered by government neglect, lack of services and misconceptions. Demographics play a large role in Paki...
List of the first female holders of political offices
This is a list of political offices which have been held by a female, with details of the first female holder of each office. It is ordered by country, by dates of appointment. Former countries, such ...
Female political leaders in Islam and in Muslim-majority countries
Modern developments in the twentieth century brought more Muslim women into the political sphere. Movements for Muslim women to seek roles in national leadership have increased rapidly. Influxes of we...
Female political leaders in Islam and in Muslim-majority countries - Wikipedia
Timeline of first women's suffrage in majority-Muslim countries
This timeline lists the dates of the first women's suffrage in majority-Muslim countries. Dates for the right to vote, suffrage, as distinct from the right to stand for election and hold office, are l...
Timeline of first women's suffrage in majority-Muslim countries - Wikipedia
Pakistani women
The status of women in Pakistan varies considerably across classes, regions, and the rural/urban divide due to uneven socioeconomic development and the impact of tribal, feudal, and capitalist social ...
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Violence against women in Pakistan
The situation of human rights in Pakistan is complex as a result of the country's diversity, large population, its status as a developing country and a sovereign, Islamic republic as well as an Islami...
Women's rights in Pakistan
Women's rights in Pakistan under Pakistan's dual system of civil and sharia law, females are considered equal under the law (ceteris paribus is assumed) and in religious practice, rights accorded to t...
Islam in Canada
According to Canada's 2011 National Household Survey, there were 1,053,945 Muslims in Canada or about 3.2% of the population, making them the second largest religion after Christianity and the fastest...
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Kitty Party
A Kitty Party in India and Pakistan is a party usually organised by women.Kitty refers to the amount collected at the party. Every member contributing a certain sum of money a month. The kitty to ha...
Honour killing in Pakistan
A form of gender-based violence, an honour killing is the homicide of a member of a family or social group by other members, due to the belief the victim has brought dishonor upon the family or commun...
Aurat Foundation
Aurat Foundation is a women's rights organization based in Islamabad, Pakistan. Aurat Foundation does active lobbying and advocacy on behalf of women. It also holds demonstrations and public-awareness...
Yolande Henderson
Yolande Henderson is a high school teacher from Karachi, Pakistan. Shewas born on January 14, 1934.
She finished her schooling from St. Anne’s School in Mumbai before moving to Pakistan in 1950. S...
Domestic violence in Pakistan
Domestic violence in Pakistan is an endemic social problem. According to a study carried out in 2009 by Human Rights Watch, it is estimated that between 70 and 90 percent of women in Pakistan have su...
Women Media Center
The Women Media Center (WMC) is a non-profit organization founded in 2005. Based in Karachi, Pakistan, the Center promotes gender equality in Pakistani mass media. The organization's main objectives a...
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