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Progressive Muslim Women
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40.       catwoman
8933 posts
 21 Jun 2008 Sat 11:06 pm

Quoting Deli_kizin:

That's all nice and well, but I'm ashamed to say that such a progressive country as the Netherlands, has never had a female prime minister We may have a queen, but that is just a formality, so no woman has ever had the political power.


I wonder if the progressive country of Netherlands will ever allow a white man to be the queen!!! I doubt they will!

41.       Deli_kizin
6376 posts
 22 Jun 2008 Sun 12:40 am

Quoting catwoman:

I wonder if the progressive country of Netherlands will ever allow a white man to be the queen!!! I doubt they will!



Our white man has married a beautiful Argentinian woman a couple of years ago, but if he were married to a man he would be definietly become Queen

42.       CANLI
5084 posts
 25 Jun 2008 Wed 04:06 am

A progressive Muslim woman
http://www.sis.gov.eg/En/Women/HOWomen/Famous/100103000000000002.htm
Just depends on what do you mean by progressive,thats what would i call progressive.
As you see she was born 1917,and she was Muslim,and she was a woman,and she was a nuclear researcher

43.       catwoman
8933 posts
 25 Jun 2008 Wed 05:01 am

"Progressive" may mean many different things, in general I consider it progressive when a person is breaking the accepted norms in order to better themselves or their communities. This woman, Dr Sameera Moussa, is absolutely very progressive and brilliant, being so accomplished in nuclear physics as a Muslim woman. She must have gone against lots of social pressure to pursue her dreams and talents.

"In England, she pursued her studies, devoting her efforts to make available the full peaceful use of the atom in combating cancer especially after her mother went through a fierce battle against cancer. Throughout her intensive research, she came up with a historic equation that would help break the atoms of cheap metals such as copper, paving the way for a nuclear bomb almost for free. "

44.       mltm
3690 posts
 02 Aug 2008 Sat 10:14 pm

This unusual iranian bus driver woman in Tehran represents an example of a progressive woman as well. Even in such opression in Iran, we can still meet courageous women. She even fights with other men like any other bus driver.
I think Iran sooner or later will change.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_ijULa1krw

45.       catwoman
8933 posts
 02 Aug 2008 Sat 10:35 pm

Quoting mltm:

This unusual iranian bus driver woman in Tehran represents an example of a progressive woman as well. Even in such opression in Iran, we can still meet courageous women. She even fights with other men like any other bus driver.
I think Iran sooner or later will change.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_ijULa1krw


Definitely a progressive, courageous woman. Isn´t it sad that in Iran you have to be a courageous woman to be a bus driver?

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