Photography Credits


Kano, Nigeria.  2008.  Aisha Umaru waits to buy local literature from a street-side book vendor.  Photo credit: Sunday Alamba/AP Images.

Lahore, Pakistan.  2008.  A rally to mark International Women’s Day.  Photo credit: K.M. Chaudary/AP Images.

Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey.  2006.  Brooke Samad working on her Marabo clothing line.  Photo credit:  Mel Evans /AP Images.

West Java, Indonesia.  2007.  Women plant saplings during a tree-planting campaign.  Photo credit:  Dita Alangkara/AP Images.

Ankara, Turkey. 2001.  Students at Gulhane Military Medical Academy during the 78th anniversary of the founding of the modern republic.  Photo credit:  Burhan Ozbilici/AP Images.

Dearborn, Michigan.  2008.  Members of the 30/30 group working on solving teen problems in their community.  Photo credit:  Paul Sancya /AP Images.

Srinagar, India.  2008.  Kashmiri Muslim women pray at the entrance of the shrine of the Sufi saint Abdul Qadir Jeelani.  Photo credit: Dar Yasin/AP Images.

Rabat, Morocco.  2006.  Five graduates who will become “Mourchidate,” Islamic spiritual guides.  Photo credit:  Jalil Bounhar/AP Images

Ramallah, Palestine.  2009.  Islamic law judge Khuloud Faqih , one of the first two women appointed as judges in Islamic courts in Palestine.  Photo credit:  Muhammed Muheisen/AP Images.

Kabul, Afghanistan.  2005.  Qaderia Ibrahim, an independent candidate, delivering a campaign speech in the park.  Photo credit: Tomas Munita/AP Images.

Siddiqine, Lebanon.  2006.  Photo credit:  Sergey Ponomarev/AP Images.

Newport Beach, California.  2007. Sama Wareh dressed in swimwear designed for Muslim women.
Photo credit: Chris Carlson/AP Images

Dhaka, Bangladesh.  2008.  Women offering Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) prayers.  Photo credit: Pavel Rahman/AP Images

All other photos by Nora Feller and ASMA.


Muslim women -
Islamabad, Pakistan. 2008.  Women take water from a well on the eve of “World Water Day”.  Photo credit:  Emilio Morenatti/AP Images.

Current Issues -
Kabul, Afghanistan.  2007.  A volunteer worker of the Afghan Red Crescent Society lectures about HIV/AIDS to a woman at her beauty salon.  Photo credit: Rafiq Maqbool/AP Images

Resources –
Dhaka, Bangladesh.  2008.  Women offering Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) prayers.  Photo credit: Pavel Rahman/AP Images

Activism -
Tehran, Iran.  2009.  Women protesting election results.  Photo credit:  Sipa/AP Images

Talent Bazaar-
Damascus, Syria. 2008. Souk El-Hamidiyeh.  Photo credit:  Alex Watson/Flickr

Recipes -
Karachi, Pakistan.  2003.  Afghan refugees wait to get bread to break their fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  Photo Credit: Shakil Adil/ AP Images.


Current Issues –

Access to Education – Yaounde, Cameroon. 2009. Students at the Al-Haraiman French-Arabic School talk during a class break.  Photo Credit: Rebecca Blackwell/AP Images.

Access to Health Services –  Dearborn, Michigan.  2002.  Dr. Leila Haddad examines Foazia Almadhagi. Muslim women in the United States face some unique challenges in obtaining quality health care because of cultural and religious differences.  Photo Credit:  Carlos Osorio/AP Images.

Agency and Autonomy – Boston, Massachusetts. 2009. Thanks in part to scholarships from the Saudi Arabian government, more Saudi women are coming to American Universities. Kamal (right), a 20-year-old student at Northeastern University, did what would have been unthinkable five years ago: she came from Saudi Arabia without a guardian.

Civic and Political Participation – Alexandria, Egypt. 2005. Woman voting in elections. Photo Credit: John Smock/AP Images.

Digital Technology – Cairo, Egypt. 2011. Nesma, 19, works on her laptop computer outside the library at the American University in Cairo. Photo Credit: Maya Alleruzzo/AP Images.

Domestic Violence – Jakarta, Indonesia. 2005.  Muslim women protest outside the presidential palace calling for the government to protect women from abuses including domestic violence. Photo Credit: Tatan Syuflana/AP Images.

Dress Code – Rosemont, Illinois. 2006.  Sadaf Butt, of Alabama, adjusts her hijab in a mirror at the 43rd annual Islamic Society of North America convention. Photo Credit:  M. Spencer Green/AP Images.

Early Marriage – Bangalore, India. 2009. A Muslim bride, only hands seen, sports jewelry as she waits for her marriage to be solemnized.  Photo Credit: Aijaz Rahi/AP Images.

Economic Equality & Inheritance Rights – Jakarta, Indonesia. 2008. A post office worker counts rupiah bank notes as Muslim women wait to cash in their fuel compensation coupons. Photo Credit:  Dita Alangkara/AP Images.

Female Genital Cutting – Hargeisa, Somalia. 1996. Hudan, age 6, being held by her sister Farhyia, age 18, while undergoing female genital cutting.  Photo Credit: Jean-Marc Bouju/AP Images.

Fostering Artistic Expression –  Tehran, Iran. 2005.  Iranian museum guide, Noreen Motamed, discusses a color lithograph by David Hockney, Hollywood III, during an international collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporay Art.  Photo Credit: Hasan Sarbakhshian/AP Images.

Freedom to Choose Marriage Partner –  Bauchi, Nigeria. 2008.  Newly-married couple Hauwa Idriss, right, and Umar Ahmed, from Nigeria’s heavily Muslim North, smile as they pose for a photograph shortly after their wedding.  Photo Credit: Sunday Alamba/AP Images.

Legal Sentencing – Ramallah, Palestine.  2009.  Judge Khuloud Faqih at the Islamic Law Court which presides over family affairs. Photo credit:  Muhammed Muheisen/AP Images.

Parental Rights – Tuzla, Bosnia. 1995.  Azra Petrovic, a Muslim from Gracanica, receives a kiss from her daughter, Maja, 7, as they are reunited after more than three years.  Photo Credit: Ruth Fremson/AP Images.

Polygamy – Rawang, Malaysia. 2009.  Polygamist Mohammad Inaamulillah Bin Ashaari is shown with his four wives, from left, Rohaiza Esa, Ummu Habibah Raihaw, Nurul Azwa Mohd Ani, and Ummu Ammarah Asmis at the “Ikhwan Polygamy Club Family Day.”  Photo Credit: Mark Baker/AP Images.

Representation in the Media – Doha, Qatar. 2006. An Al Jazeera producer working in the news room. Photo Credit: Kamran Jebreili/AP Images.

Religious Education & Leadership –  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005.  Malaysian Muslim women workers pray during a rally to celebrate Labor Day. Photo Credit: Teh Eng Koon/AP Images.

Separation & Divorce Laws – Najaf. Iraq.  2004.  Iraqi lawyer Nidal Jreo listens as a courthouse clerk explains marriage licensing laws and fees to a man.  Jreo was appointed as the first woman judge in the conservative Shiite Muslim city Najaf.

Sex Trafficking – Kabul, Afghanistan.  2008.  An unidentified Afghan prostitute fixes her head scarf to cover her face as she was photographed in her Madame’s house. Afghanistan is one of the world’s most conservative countries, yet its sex trade appears to be thriving   Photo Credit: Farzana Wahidy/AP Images.

Sports – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  2010.  Training session for girls at the UAE Women’s Football Academy.  Photo credit:  Kamran Jebreili/AP Images.

Stigmatization of Rape and Honor Killings – Multan, Pakistan. 2003.  Women hold a rally to protest an honor killing where a man allegedly strangled his 23-year-old daughter for defying tradition by choosing her own husband.  Photo credit: Khalid Tanveer/AP Images.

Stoning – Berlin, Germany.  2010.  A woman attends a protest against stoning in Iran.  Poster at left reads: ‘Rescue Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani.’ Photo Credit: Markus Schreiber/AP Images.

Testimony in Courts – Mingora, Pakistan.  2009.  A woman hands over her application to a court official. Photo credit: B.K. Bangash/AP Images.

Recipes -
Beverages - Photo Credit: AP Images

Starters - Photo Credit: AP Images

Main Course - Photo Credit: AP Images

Dessert - Photo Credit: AP Images

Resources -
Religion - Photo credit: AP Images
Life - Photo credit: AP Images
The mind - Photo credit: AP Images
The family – Photo credit: AP Images
The right to wealth – Photo credit: AP Images
Dignity – Photo credit: iStock photos
Scripture – Photo credit: AP Images
Resources – Photo credit:  AP Images
Articles-Photo credit:  AP Images
Share your story – Photo credit: Nora Feller/ASMA.