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The Nobel Peace Prize 2003
- Awarded to Shirin Ebadi, for her efforts for democracy and human rights. She has focused especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children. Includes a biography, press release, diploma, and her Nobel Lecture.
Al Muslima and Motherhood
- Offers an independent midwifery and natural child-birth service; includes stories of births, information on Islam and Motherhood, and plans for the development of their service. [Philadelphia, PA, US]
- The homepage and biographical information of self described Muslim American feminist. Her collection of writings challenges stereotypes of Muslims and Islam.
- Wikipedia article on Arwa bint Ahmed, Queen of Yemen [1048-1138 CE].
Islam and Women's History
- About.com's collection of net links on women in Islam from a wide variety of sources and perspectives including both Muslim and non-Muslim.
- Formerly Margret Marcus, Maryam was the first American Jewish woman to convert to Islam.
Prophethood of Women
- Translation of an 11th century debate regarding the possibility of women as Prophets.
- Commemorative website devoted to this South African Muslim women's rights activist.
Woman Muslim Leaders Throughout The Times
- Brief profiles of women who have been politically powerful in Muslim states, from A'ishah Bint Abi Bakr to the present.
- Egyptian activist, Zaynab al-Ghazali headed the women's chapter of the Muslim Brotherhood.
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