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Rumaysa bint Milhan

http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/history/biographies/sahaabah/bio.RUMAYSA_BINT_MILHAN.html

10 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 1, Hits: 161 , Recommended: 0)

Biography of one of the first women of Yathrib to accept Islam.

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Woman Warrior

http://www.jannah.org/sisters/mwarrior.html

10 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 1, Hits: 166 , Recommended: 0)

- Nusseyba bint Ka'b was one of the Madinese Muslims who gave their oath of allegience to the Prophet, and noted warrior who fought in defense of Islam.

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Aishah Bint Abi Bakr

http://www.umr.edu/~msaumr/reference/companions/English/aishah.html

9 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 1, Hits: 213 , Recommended: 0)

Story of the wife of the Prophet who was in her own right a leader in politics and war as well as a major transmitter of hadith.

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Asmaa Bint Abu Bakr

http://www.umr.edu/~msaumr/reference/companions/English/asma.html

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 145 , Recommended: 0)

Sister of 'A'isha, Asmaa was one of the first to accept Islam. She remained a staunch and faithful Muslim.

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Barakah

http://www.umr.edu/~msaumr/reference/companions/English/barakah.html

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 153 , Recommended: 0)

Maidservant to Aminah, this is the life-story of the woman who became the surrogate mother of the Prophet and continued to be close to him throughout his life.

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Fatimah bint Muhammad

http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/history/biographies/sahaabah/bio.FATIMAH_BINT_MUHAMMAD.html

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 187 , Recommended: 0)

Short biography of this exemplary Muslim role model and daughter of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Maryum Jameelah

http://www.jannah.org/sisters/jameelah.html

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 186 , Recommended: 0)

Formerly Margret Marcus, Maryam was the first American Jewish woman to convert to Islam.

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Rabi'a al 'Adawiyya

http://sufimaster.org/adawiyya.htm

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 194 , Recommended: 0)

- Comprehensive one-page biography of the life of the Sufi mystic Rabi'a including excerpts from her teachings.

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Rabia the Slave

http://www.hal-pc.org/~crusader/ISWEB/rabia.htm

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 175 , Recommended: 0)

Huda Khattab's brief account of the formative years of Rabi'a of Basra.

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Ramlah bint Abi Sufyan

http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/history/biographies/sahaabah/bio.RAMLAH_BINT_ABI_SUFYAN.html

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 125 , Recommended: 0)

Brief story of Ramlah, also known as Umm Habibah, who was one of the emigrants to Abyssinia and who later became a wife of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Shagrat al-Durr

http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/heroine1.html

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 174 , Recommended: 0)

Biography of Shagrat al-Durr who took upon herself the title of Sultan and regrouped the Egyptian army to take Damietta back from the Frankish Crusaders.

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Shamima Shaikh

http://shams.za.org/

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 151 , Recommended: 0)

Commemorative website devoted to this South African Muslim women's rights activist.

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Tomb of Princess Iparhan

http://www.ishipress.com/princess.htm

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 161 , Recommended: 0)

Information about the Muslim Uyghur woman heroine also known as "Fragrant Lady".

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Umm Salamah

http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/history/biographies/sahaabah/bio.UMM_SALAMAH.html

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 170 , Recommended: 0)

Lifestory of one of the early Muslims, Hind was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Women Scholars of Hadith

http://www.globalwebpost.com/farooqm/my_misc/readings/women_hadith.html

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 149 , Recommended: 0)

Mohammad Omar Farooq's appraisal of Dr. Muhammad Zubayr Siddiqi's paper on early female Muslim scholars with an appeal for women's education and promotion of scholarship.

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Zaynab al-Ghazali

http://www.jannah.org/sisters/zaynab.html

0 out of 10 stars (Added: Oct,19,00, Votes: 0, Hits: 140 , Recommended: 0)

Egyptian activist, Zaynab al-Ghazali headed the women's chapter of the Muslim Brotherhood.

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