WOMEN IN ISLAM



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Most of these links are from Islamic perspective to give you insight into their lives and mindset.
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CONTENTS:
Abortion
Afghanistan
Algerian Women
Arab Women
Articles
Artists
Babies
Bangladeshi Women
Books
Careers
Clothing
Death
Economics
Egypt
Equality
Family
Family Planning
Female Circumcision
Feminism
Henna
Hijab
History
Hygiene
India
Infertility
Inheritance
Marriage
Miscellaneous
Modern
Morocco
Motherhood
Names
Pakistani Women
Pictures
Poetry
Politics
Polygamy
Purdah
Quran
Real Audio
Recipes
Research
Role
Saudi Arabia
Segregation
Shari’ah
Sinai Women
Society
Somalia
Sports
Status
Sufism
Tapes
Travel
Veiling
Violence Against Women
Weddings
Womanhood
Web Sites re Women in Islam
Video

ABORTION:
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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.html

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/002-5656833-7386520

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