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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]
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.
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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