SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMMED: How could I possibly include all the women who filled our headlines over the past 12 months, for bravery and impact?
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: Western leaders have recently branded ‘multiculturalism’ a ‘failure’. To succeed practical programmes need to nurture it.
NEWS ANALYSIS: So how does the Middle East do? Not great, but Saudi’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud is in the top 10, at number 7.
JAMES M. DORSEY: Emerging markets are demanding that the heads of major international institutions be chosen on the basis of merit…
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: With France’s anti-burqa law and less than encouraging words from European leaders, Muslims are feeling under pressure.
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMMED: We don’t hold women to male standards. Marriage is seen as an acceptable way to assert status. The woman need not have any of her own intrinsic merit, women are judged less on their talents