Overturn of Canada’s Niqab Ban Reignites Controversy

In multiculturalist Canada, which faces federal elections next month, Muslim women and the ban on wearing a face veil during citizenship ceremonies are in the vortex of political controversy. The courts declared the niqab ban unlawful; those for the ban are fighting on.

Amani al-Khatahtbeh at a rally against the visit of Israel's prime minister in early March 2015

MuslimGirl Founder Says Islam Is Feminist

Amani al-Khatahtbeh, a veiled, Muslim, feminist, started her own online publication when she was in high school in New Jersey. “The most important thing for the movement,” she says, “is to take a step back and empower women to speak for themselves.”