Muslimah Writers Alliance
Muslim Women Making History

Established in 2006, MWA is an internationally-based collaboration of Muslim women writers and advocates working together to counter negative and inaccurate perceptions regarding members of the Muslim community and the Islamic faith. Applying Islamic principles, boundless enthusiasm, experience, and resourcefulness to every project we embrace, MWA members are dedicated to one another's success.

April 08, 2006

Tahereh Saffarzadeh

Iran's Muslim Woman of 2005

LONDON, March 18, 2006 (IranMania) - Organization of Afro-Asian Writers chose Iranian poetess, writer, and prominent university professor Tahereh Saffarzadeh as the most prominent woman in the Islamic World and at the international scene in 2005, IRNA reported.

Egypt's Culture and Information Minister Muhammad Majdi Marjan who heads the Organization of Afro-Asian Writers announced the news sending an invitation to Saffarzadeh for participation at the International ceremony.

The letter reads in part, "In a bid to commemorate the leading and elite women of letters we have chosen the internationally renowned Iranian poetess Tahereh Saffarzadeh, with whose long history of struggles the entire Islamic Ummah is familiar, as the leading woman in the Islamic world and at the international scene of 2005."

From "The Muslim Woman"

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