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Women in Islam and Muslim Realms: Women's Organizations

Research resources for the study of women in Islam; Islam and its ideology dealing with women, Muslim feminism, dress code, family and marriage, women and gender in Islam, etc.

By Country, Women's Organizations & Movements

Femin Ijtihad (Afghanistan, Global)

Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Global)

Women's Alliance for Peace and Human Rights in Afghanistan Organization dedicated to promoting human rights in Afghanistan and to fight for Afghan women's rights.

Women for Afghan Women A grassroots organization concerned with human rights and women's rights in Afghanistan.

Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (Libya)

General Union of Syrian Women (Syria)

مرصد نساء سورية (Syria)

Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality (New York City, Global)

Bahrain Center for Human Rights (Bahrain)

One Million Signatures Campaign (Iran, Global)

My Stealthy Freedom آزادی های یواشکی زنان در ایران

Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organization (London, UK)

Association Tunisienne des Femmes Démocrates (Tunisia)

Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights (Egypt)

Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (Iraq)

Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights (Australia)

Women Living Under Muslim Laws (London, UK)

Sunbula (Palestine)

The Women's Library and Information Center Foundation "the first and only women related library and archive in Turkey" (Turkish and English)

Women's library in İstanbul

Recommended Reading

General Women's Organizations (Muslim)