WHO- Houda al-habash // WHAT-Founder of a Islamic School for Girls // WHERE- Syria // WHY- Created the school for girls to study the Koran in a Damascus mosque (when she was 17). Proves that women can follow Islam and simultaneously feel empowered. With her students, she facilitates debates about women's roles in the modern world, teaches about women's rights within Islam, and encourages them to obtain a secular education. She appears in the documentary, "The Light in Her Eyes."
A Syrian refugee family has been brought to Sarnia through the Lambton Presbytery United Church Refugee Committee, which has partnered with local Presbyterian churches and Lambton College. Jaber Al Mudeer, right, his wife Houda Alzoubi, their six-year-old son Odai and four-year-old twins Mohammad and Nour landed in Sarnia Tuesday. (Terry Bridge/Sarnia Observer/Postmedia Network)
insaniyat: Trans Islam; Koran School for Transsexuals, by Karolus Naga Though people will find this place silly and nonsense, but learning the wisdom of Allah is every Moslem’s right, including transvestites!‘ said Maryani, 48 years old transvestite and founder of Pesantren Senen – Kamis, a Koran School for transvestites and transsexuals in Notoyudan, Jogjakarta – Indonesia.