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News briefs for week of June 1, 2009

This week, an Iranian presidential candidate condemns non-hijabis, the murder of two Muslim women leads to major protests in Kashmir, a delegation of Pakistani women toured the U.S., and Obama speaks about hijab.

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The painted gala

The Council for the Advancement of Muslim Professionals (CAMP), and the altmuslimah.com team, invite you to altmuslimah’s launch party – the social event of the year!

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A Muslimah prom

An annual graduation reception in Arizona honoring sisters graduating high school level or above gives Muslimahs a prom-like outlet and inspires younger generations to reach for the educational stars.

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News briefs for week of May 18, 2009

This week, women are elected to Kuwait’s parliament, an award for Muslim Women’s Network founder Shaista Gohir in the UK, a video profile of “Bad Girl of Islam” Asra Nomani, and remembering Indian feminist Dr. Sakina Hasan.

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News briefs for week of May 11, 2009

This week, an Islamic American Idol, an Islamic (inner) beauty pageant in Saudi Arabia, women-led protests against the Taliban in Pakistan, and a tour of female Muslim musicians concludes in Birmingham, England.

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News briefs for week of May 4, 2009

This week, a Saudi expatriate’s campaign to promote debate about women drivers, a female architect in Turkey designs that country’s newest mosque, and thousands more flee fighting between the Taliban and Pakistani forces in the Swat valley.

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