October 30, 2010
Female circumcision is a growing threat in Belgium.
November 8, 2010
Authorities arrested two dozen suspects allegedly involved in a sex trafficking ring with connections between Nashville and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
November 10, 2010
The UN rejects Iran’s bid for a seat to the board of the new U.N. agency to promote equality for women after fierce opposition from the United States and human rights groups to Tehran’s treatment of women. But the U.N. accepted the bid of Saudi Arabia, which is also opposed by human rights groups.
November 25, 2010
A Muslim man has been arrested for killing his teenaged daughter who was in love with a Hindu youth from the same village.
November 26, 2010
The number of incidents of violence against women in Pakistan is increasing.
November 27, 2010
Female nurses feel they are not wanted for marriage.
November 28, 2010
Kurdish government promises more action on honor killings.
November 30, 2010
An Imam rapes a ten year old girl.
December 1, 2010
A survey by the Kurdistan Ministry of Health shows that 41 percent of women have gone under the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM).
December 2, 2010
The trafficking of young girls booms in Bosnia.
A Muslim imam who lectures on non-violence is arrested for wife-beating.
December 3, 2010
A 17-year-old girl in Somalia who converted to Christianity from Islam was shot to death last week in an honor killing.
Muslim imam who lectures on non-violence in Germany was arrested for beating up his wife.
Shahla Jahed, 40, was hanged in Tehran, with her stool kicked away by the son of the woman she was found guilty of killing. Human rights activists believe her confession was coerced.
December 5, 2010
After nearly 10 years of marriage that produced five children, Mufleh Mohammed of Saudi Arabia still has not seen his wife’s face.
Sex abuse in Muslim families goes unreported.
December 6, 2010
Islamic sharia laws in Indonesia’s Aceh province have been used by vigilante groups to harass and intimidate locals.
A thirteen year old girl was kidnapped and murdered.
The marriage of a 14-year-old Muslim girl in a Malaysian mass wedding triggered calls Monday for reform.
December 7, 2010
A Muslim is jailed for abducting and raping a blind woman.
A Saudi woman who wanted to joke with her husband got the shock of her life when she learned her joke has only made him marry again.
December 8, 2010
Economist Shoshana Grossbard admits she was naive when she did her doctoral thesis on polygamy more than 30 years ago at the University of Chicago.
December 9, 2010
An Imam has told his followers that anyone who believes female circumcision is not a recommendation from the prophet Mohammed is “ignorant.”
Underage marriages are allowed in Islam.
A Dutch Labour MP has called for an inquiry into sexual abuse in Muslim families.
December 10, 2010
A couple are publicly caned for an extramarital kiss.