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The treatment of women in Islam is another hot topic springing up about the Islamic religion while the world watches ISIL in the Middle East.
Even in modern Musim countries such as the United Arab Emirates, women are treated as second class citizens- and I, as a tourist, have experienced this.
Over this past summer, while ISIS was making its way down Iraq-headed toward Baghdad- I was in Dubai and Cyprus.
This year was the first time I was lucky enough to visit a majority Muslim country and also go to the Turkish occupied side of Cyprus. Continue reading