Muslims: Women and Islam:
Is Islam inherently discriminatory? What is Muslim women's role in the Islamic resurgence? And what does it mean to be a Muslim "feminist"?
Muslim Women's League Web Site:
The Muslim Women's League is a nonprofit American Muslim organization working to implement the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as free and equal.
Women in Afghanistan:
Four Afghan women talk to NewsHour about their repression during Taliban rule. (November 2001)
Introduction to Islam:
This introductory book on Islam includes a chapter on women.
Biographical sketches of influential Muslim women
Women, Class, and Islam during the Ottoman Empire:
A tutorial on women, class, and Islam during the Ottoman Empire
Biographies on Rabia, one of the first Sufis, including translated quotations from her speeches
The Muslim Sisters' Homepage:
This Web site is meant to help people to understand the true stance Islam takes on gender issues and the role of women.
Women in Iran:
Vis à Vis discusses women's rights in Iran, pre-Islamic Revolution through today.
Gender Issues in Islam:
Students will compare and contrast the roles of men and women with regard to various topics in the six countries featured in the film.
A Woman's Place:
Students will learn about women's status in Iran and the . across different points in history, explain why women in Iran dress and interact with men in specific ways, and relate this to certain groups/religions in the ., and adopt the perspective of a woman living at a different time in the . or Iran.
Divas: The Interviews:
Interviews with Iranian women about poetry, religion, politics, marriage, film, youth, and freedom of the press
Reaching Across the Divide:
Attacks prompt a Muslim woman to teach others about her faith, dispel myths, and build understanding.
Center for Near Eastern Studies: Media: Veiling and the Media:
This site provides a variety of viewpoints and resources in the Western popular media that look at veiling of Muslim women.