2016: Muslim Women Make the News

2016 was a historic year for Muslim women.  They not only received intense media scrutiny around the world, they also made the news – from everything as politicians and activists to Olympic-medal winning athletes and entertainers.  Here, altM covers just a few of the top new stories involving Muslim women…

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Muslim women in the push for peace

With the anniversary of 9/11 fast approaching and the awareness that terrorism is still a real threat for the United States, we should consider what we might do differently to make our country a safer place.

Looking back on the last 10 years, one thing is clear: the violence of terrorism cannot be defeated with more violence. Afghanistan and Iraq are convincing proof of that; both countries remain ravaged by terrorism and al Qaeda forces seem much more resilient than the architect of the war on terror, George W. Bush, ever imagined.

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