“My husband chains me to the wall so that I will not run away.” – Anonymous Afghan Woman
Countless women like her living in the Middle East are hidden, desperate, oppressed….forgotten! Or are they?
“The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to comfort all who mourn, and to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.” Isaiah 61
Muslim Women and Children: Over 750 million
According to Islam, a girl is sinful : at age 9. Boy at 12.
Muslim women in the Middle East often feel forgotten and overlooked: