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Majiziya Bhanu at a gym in Vatakara, Kozhikode

Photograph by Akhil Komachi

Shop display of muslim hijabs, scarves at a market in old Delhi. The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned the 1,400 year-old practice of instant 'triple talaq' among Sunni Muslims.

Photo by Tribhuvan Tiwari/Outlook

Hooded activists in London flash a poster cannibalizing the French Revolution slogan of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity with sisterhood.

AP Photo/Frank Augstein

Protesters spread out slogans warning against Islamophobia at a protest organised in London by 'Wear what you want beach party' activists outside the French Embassy.

AP Photo/Frank Augstein

“Wear what you want beach party” activists protest outside the French Embassy in London. The protest is against the French clampdown on women who wear burkinis while sunbathing.

AP Photo/Frank Augstein

Protesters hold placards asking French authorities not to hide their Islamophobia under the cover of feminism.

AP Photo/Frank Augstein

An activist protests outside the French Embassy in London during a protest is against the French clampdown on Muslim women wearing burkinis.

AP Photo/Frank Augstein

Protesters spread out slogans warning against Islamophobia at a protest organised in London by 'Wear what you want beach party' activists outside the French Embassy.

AP Photo/Frank Augstein

“Wear what you want beach party” activists protest outside the French Embassy in London. The protest is against the French clampdown on women who wear burkinis while sunbathing.

AP Photo/Frank Augstein

A French Police team wait as a Muslim woman takes off her burkini in France. They then imposed a fine on her.

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A woman in a burkini (right) at a beach in France.

A burkini-clad woman with her children in France.

A woman steps into the sea in her burkini in Marseille, France. The wearing of the burkini has become another thorn for Muslims with the French authorities who have forced them to take it off.

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A female anti-government protester looks on during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen. A Yemeni activist said four anti-government protesters have been wounded after security forces opened fire on demonstrators in south Yemen. Arabic reads on her headband, "Leave murderer".

AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen

A female anti-government protester holds her baby wearing a headband that reads in Arabic "Leave", during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen. Security forces fired on anti-government protesters in Yemen's capital on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of marchers, including many women packed cities around the country to denounce the president and remarks he made against women taking part in rallies demanding his ouster.

AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen

Afghan female workers take a break after watering newly made roadside draining system in Kabul.

AP Photo/Farzana Wahidy

Veiled Palestinian women bathe in the sea at the beach in Gaza City. Hamas police order a lingerie shop to move curbside mannequins in transparent nighties out of sight, beach patrols tell men to put on shirts and break up mixed groups of singles. t's all part of Hamas' new campaign to get Gazans to adhere a stern Muslim lifestyle, and the first clear attempt by the Islamic militants to widen their control.

AP Photo/Hatem Moussa