Role of Women in Islam

The theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is #BalanceForBetter focuses on striving together to build a gender-balanced society. While the world will join hands to strive towards the gender-balanced world we examine the role of women in Islam and how it aligns with gender equality.

Islam in America

As per Wikipedia according to a 2017 study, Muslims in America form 1.1% of the American population and Islam is the third largest religion in the United States after Christianity and Judaism. Muslims in America come from various backgrounds including 25% black, 24% white, 18% Asian, 18% Arab, 7% mixed race, and 5% Hispanic.

“Fake News” term used to discredit True Criticism

Carelessly using the “Fake News” terminology to justify the discrediting and censorship of new channels and media outlets is counterproductive as it basically suppresses legitimate questions and criticism coming from the free press. In any democracy, diverse political views and opinions have an important role to play even if it doesn’t fit our confirmation biases. Shutting down someone if the views and new stories are not to one’s liking is basically insulting your own intellect.

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