After the Taliban swept to power in Afghanistan, press conferences were convened in which Talib spokespersons assured the international community that women's rights would be respected, within the confines of Islam. But how have women actually fared?
In the aftermath of 9/11, Muslim women have been at the brunt of systematic 'othering' by mainstream Western media. This treatment has been counterintuitive, both for Western policymakers and for Muslim women, who are ostracised from society.
Under occupation, Palestinians are forced to endure second class citizenship inside and out of the penal system. But they continue to be deprived of the most basic medical assistance whilst incarcerated, in flagrant violation of international law.
Sabina Nessa's murder has once again brought violence against women into the spotlight. However, the UK's relatively apathetic reaction reveals how Muslim women are left especially vulnerable compared with others.
Many prominent Iraqi women activists have refused to participate in the entire political process due to threats and fears of being killed or kidnapped, leaving females at the edge of political life as well as the decision-making process.
In the aftermath of the Armenian Genocide, Armenians have long sought a home in the Levant, with Lebanon a particularly popular destination. However, with Lebanon continuing to spiral into chaos, many of the established minority are now leaving.
Charities are taking on the UK government's work, without the power or resources required to provide sustainable support. The New Arab met one charity on the frontlines trying their best to offer a warm welcome to refugees.