#Islamic law

  • Article: Women Who Violate Tehran Dress Code Won’t Be Arrested, for the First Time in Nearly 40 Years
    Girls & Women

    Women Who Violate Tehran Dress Code Won’t Be Arrested, for the First Time in Nearly 40 Years

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 29, 2017

    Police in the Iranian capital will relax the strict Islamic code. Read more

  • Article: Women in Iran Are Wearing White to Protest the Forced Wearing of Hijabs
    Girls & Women

    Women in Iran Are Wearing White to Protest the Forced Wearing of Hijabs

    June 28, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "The campaign is not against hijabs, but being forced to wear them." Read more

  • Article: Transgender marriage is now legal under Sharia law in Pakistan
    Citizenship

    Transgender marriage is now legal under Sharia law in Pakistan

    By Garima Bakshi|June 28, 2016

    In a country so influenced by religious bodies, this is a positive step toward equality. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia’s notorious religious police stripped of authority
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia’s notorious religious police stripped of authority

    By Joe McCarthy|April 15, 2016

    It’s a cause for celebration--even if that celebration is just a sigh of relief. Read more