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Maha Akeel

Maha Akeel is director of Social and Family Affairs at the Jeddah-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Twitter: @MahaAkeel1

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New OIC initiative aims to empower women in the Muslim world

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is about to launch its own independent organization for women — a landmark achievement in its efforts to empower women in the Muslim world.

October 19, 2020

Virus crisis a wakeup call for all of us

It’s microscopic, fast and mysterious; an invisible, sneaky enemy that does not differentiate between old and young, rich and poor, strong and weak, whoever and wherever they may be. It does not believe in borders, it simply relies on the human touch.

March 25, 2020