Category Archives: Women Rights Activist

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai is the name of a great child heroine for the recent world. The world has seen- how to raise awareness on the rights of education by a great child rights activist Malala Yousafzai. She is one of the mighty Muslimah of modern Muslim world.

Malala was born 12 July 1997 in Pakistan. She is now only 16 years old. But the mental maturity of Malal is so amazing. She got admitted in the school when she was 5 years old. No doubt about her meritorious! She never failed any kind of exam in her school. Her father’s name is Ziauddin Yousafzai. All the family of Malala is now in Birmingham, England.

Malala Struggling for Child Rights

Whilst Pakistani prohibited Taliban started banning girls from going to their schools in Swat valley back in 2009, Malala was among the girls who were forbidden from going to school and thus her educational career affected at that time. For this circumstance she didn’t go to her school some days. At the time when she couldn’t go to school she wrote a beautiful diary named “Gul Makai. She wrote it for the famous British Broad Casting (BBC).  She wrote about the obstacles to girl’s education in Swat Valley in Pakistan. Within a short time she appeared on many local and international channels. She wrote a number of articles for girl’s education. Her famous quote is- “One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world”. She is still now struggling by writing for girl’s education in several popular and famous newspapers.
In the year of 2011, she was firstly nominated for the international children peace prize by Desmond Tutu, a famous South African social rights activist. She didn’t receive that award but it was her honor that she was among the nominated 3 children from whole around the world who were current over there. However, she got lots of national awards and prizes by the government of Pakistani and local NGOs for her bravery. And finally in 2013 she was nominated for the Nobel peace Prize. It is the great Honor for Malala. And last of all she got Nobel Peace Prize in the year of 2014. She is the youngest laureate of the Nobel Prize history. However Shirin Ebadi and Tawakkol Karman are some of the great Muslim women in Asia who got Nobel Peace Prize.

At a glance:
  • Full name                : Malala Yousafzai
  • Country                   : Pakistan
  • Date of Birth           : 12 July, 1997
  • Place of Birth          : Mingora, Pakistan
  • Age                           : 17
  • Known for               : Child rights activist, girls education, women rights,
  • Fan page                 : https://www.facebook.com/Malalayosufzai
  • Official Website     : http://www.malala-yousafzai.com/

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Tawakkol Karman

Tawakkul Karman

Tawakkol Karman is a human rights activist, columnist, politician, and senior part of the Al-Islah political party.  She was born in 7 February 1979 in Taiz, Yemen. She concentrated on a college degree in Commerce from the University of Science and Technology in Sana’a before finishing a graduate degree in Political Science from the University of Sana’a.

Tawakkol Karman was granted the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 in distinguishment of her work in peaceful battle for the well being of women and for women rights to full support in peace building work in Yemen. After being honored the prize, Tawakkol turned into the first Yemeni, the first Arab lady, and the second Muslim lady to win a Nobel Peace Prize, and in addition the most youthful Nobel Peace Laureate to date, at 32 years old. Shirin Ebadi is another Nobel Peace Laureate of Arab World and Malala Yousafzai is the most youngest Muslim woman who got Nobel Peace prize in 2014.

Karman is a mother of three. Experiencing childhood in a politically tumultuous nation, Tawakkol saw the unification of North and South Yemen in 1990, emulated by a common war between the two factions in 1994 in which the North triumphed over the South. The civil war prompted dissidence in the South as the oppressive Northern government accepted control over the nation.
A columnist by calling and human rights lobbyist by nature, Tawakkol reacted to the political insecurity and human rights misuses in Yemen by activating others and providing details regarding shameful acts. In 2005, she established the association Women Journalists without Chains, (WJWC) which advocates for rights and flexibilities and gives media aptitudes to writers. Moreover, the association produces normal writes about human rights misuses in Yemen, archiving more than 50 instances of assaults and out of line sentences against daily papers and scholars to date.

In the year of 2007, Tawakkol started arranging week after week challenges in Yemen’s legislative hall, Sana’a, focusing on systemic government restraint and calling for investigation into debasement and different manifestations of social and legitimate bad form. Tawakkol’s week by week challenges proceeded until 2011, when she redirected dissidents to backing the Arab Spring. Tawakkol even brought Yemen’s unrest to New York talking specifically with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and arranging energizes at the UN central command.
For her brave, intelligence and the great activities for women she is known as “mother of the revolution” and “the iron lady“.

Since getting the grant, Tawakkol Karman has kept on supporting female columnists and rally Yemenis against government debasement and unfairness. Furiously dedicated to change, Tawakkol invests the greater part of her time in a tent in Change Square, where she proceeds with her tranquil challenges for equity and flexibility. For her significant achievement she is known as a mighty Muslimah.

At a glance:
  • Full name                : Tawakkol Karman
  • Country                    : Yemen
  • Date of Birth           : 7 February 1979
  • Place of Birth          : Taiz, Yemen
  • Age                           : 35
  • Known for                : Human rights activist, politician, Journalist
  • Fan page                   : https://ar-ar.facebook.com/Tawakkol.Abdulsalam.Karman
  • Official Website       : http://www.tawakkolkarman.net/

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Manal al-Sharif

manal al-sharif

Manal al-Sharif is a brave Muslim woman in Saudi Arabia. She was born 25 April, 1979. She graduated from King Abdul Aziz University. Her subject was Bachelor of Science in Computing. Moreover she achieved a Cisco Career Certification. She was a brilliant student in her study life. After completing her graduation she worked in a Saudi National Oil company “Aramco” as an Internet Security Consultant. Furthermore she wrote for “Al Watan”, an Omani daily newspaper.

At present there is no any law in Saudi Arabia prohibiting driving as it is not mentioned in the holly Quran and therefore cannot be forbidden based on religion. It is today considered de facto against the law due to a number of fatwa’s issued to the effect. Manal al Sharif is one of the brave organizers of an online campaign encouraging women to start driving in Saudi Arabia on 17 June, 2011.
In May 2011, Manal uploaded a video of herself driving on YouTube.  After a few days she was arrested by the police and her YouTube video became inaccessible. There is no any way to hide the true that Saudi Arabia is the only country that doesn’t allow women to be present at sport events in its stadiums…!
Manal al-Sharif created a fanpage named “Teach Me How to Drive So I Can Protect Myself”. This page was prohibited by the Saudi Arabian Authority. Furthermore her Facebook and twitter account was closed. Despite the Kingdom’s restriction, Manal’s followers made copies of the Facebook events page after her arrest as well as her online message regarding the June 17 protest have been featured online by news organizations such as Al Jazeera where they cannot be so effortlessly deleted. Manal was eventually released from prison on the condition that she ceases encouraging women to participate in the June 17 event. Heroism video of Manal al-Sharif is again available on YouTube.

In Saudi Arabia “Women2Drive” movement was started by this brave woman Manal al-Sharif in 2011. Some women activists such as Eman al-Nafjan, Tamador Al-Yami and Saudi celebrity Loujain Hathoul are amongst the women who joined the “women2drive movement”. Within a few days many women drove and uploaded their videos to the internet.

At a glance :
  • Full name                  : Manal Abd Masoud Almnami al-Sharif
  • Country                     : Saudi Arabia
  • Date of Birth            : 25 April, 1979
  • Place of Birth           : Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Age                            : 35
  • Known for                : Human Rights Activist, Women Rights Activist,
  • Fan page                   : Teach Me How to Drive So I Can Protect Myself
  • Official Website       : http://manal-alsharif.com/

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Queen Rania Al Abdullah

queen rania al abdullah

As a mother or a guardian or the perfect humanitarian Queen Rania Al Abdullah is a model of Muslim World. Queen Rania (Arabic: رانيا العبد الله‎ Rānyā al-‘abdu l-Lāh) is a well-liked figure in Arab world in addition to worldwide. She was born in Jordan on 31 August, 1970. She is a great inspiration for the global women. As a Muslima she is trying to make the world child friendly.
Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan is fundamentally the Middle Eastern adaptation of the late Princess Diana. Other than being a Queen, she is a mother, a wife, a director and a kindhearted. Ruler Rania doesn’t only hold the title of “Queen.” She attempts to talk straightforwardly with the populace of Jordan to discover what they have to enhance their lives. Education for the children of Jordan is a serious issue to Queen Rania and she has tended to the issue and as of now endeavored to enhance the nature of educating in Jordan. Ruler Rania is likewise the creator of the New York Times Best Seller, ‘The Sandwich Swap’. This women virtually does everything with her intelligence and prudence. Her numerous parts still don’t contrast with her two most essential parts as wife and mother. Queen Rania got married to King Abdullah II ibn Hussein of Jordan and has four superb children. All of they are Princess Iman, Princess Salma, Prince Hashem & Prince Hussein.
Queen Rania leads deliberations in Jordan to embrace a comprehensive methodology to national teaching, urging offices and associations to deal with classroom superiority, showing gauges, technology access, family association, group venture, and wellbeing mindfulness. Through activities, in the same way as Madrasati and the Teachers Academy, Queen Rania is helping Jordan’s children get the best begin in life via repairing and patching up nearby schools, while motivating educators to be their best. She accepts that the force of associations between people in general, private, and non-profit parts is a wellspring of extraordinary potential for change in Jordan’s education framework.

Once she said, “I just wake up and feel like a usual human being. At the ending moment of the day you are living your life for the citizens that you represent. It’s an honor and a privilege to have that chance to make a difference – a qualitative difference in people’s lives – and it’s my responsibility to make the most out of that opportunity.”
For that purpose, Queen Rania spends most of her time listening to and talking with the community of Jordan. She thinks to learn from the people directly the best approach to improve their livelihoods and Jordan’s prospects.

The Jordan River Foundation (JRF) is Queen Rania’s NGO that gives some assistance to the burdened in Jordan. In excess of ten years it has given families abilities and information to work themselves out of neediness. Today, it collaborates with the private division and whole groups to bring assets, vitality, and change to the lives of powerless residents, enabling and motivating them to accept they can have any kind of effect for themselves and their friends and family. JRF is likewise perceived as a pioneer in the area for its accomplishments in protecting children. From saving misused kids to mending entire families, JRF is currently a middle of fabulousness, offering its information and skill with others in and outside of the nation.
In abroad, Queen Rania meets expectations for more prominent worldwide activity on access to quality teaching, and in her ability as prominent Advocate for UNICEF and Honorary Chairperson for UNGEI, she battles for kids in need. She likewise takes part in global social affairs, for example, the Clinton Global Initiative as well as the World Economic Forum, of which she is one of the Board Members. The same as an Arab Muslim woman, Queen Rania is focused on accommodating individuals of distinctive beliefs and societies by empowering multifaceted dialog, especially amongst youngsters.

At a glance:
  • Full name                : Rania Al Abdullah
  • Country                   : Jordan
  • Date of Birth           : 31 August, 1970
  • Place of Birth          : Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Age                           : 44
  • Known for               : Politician, Queen of Jordan, Women rights activist
  • Fan page                  : https://www.facebook.com/QueenRania
  • Official Website      : http://www.queenrania.jo/

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