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Muslim Feminism

The Governance of ISIS and of Much of the Muslim World Are Uncomfortably Similar

Ani Zonneveld | Posted 08.25.2015 | World
Ani Zonneveld

How are Shari'a laws in many of the Muslim-majority countries any different than ISIS's laws? Our broken, tumultuous Muslim world has been morally corrupted and is largely void of justice. Saudi Arabia still flogs (beats with a whip or stick) people for expressing their God-given right to think. In Egypt, torture in the form of sexual assault, such as sodomizing men and raping female prisoners, is common practice.

'Faith-Based Feminism' On The Rise In Afghanistan

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.05.2015 | Religion

While secular feminism has been the main approach to the quest for women's rights in the United States, "faith-based feminism" is the preferred tactic...

Banning Burqas and Niqabs in Europe: The Politics of Full-Face Veiling

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 10.21.2014 | Impact
Nancy Graham Holm

Progressive Muslims of both genders oppose a ban but most agree that it is a women's issue that relates to empowerment and agency.

Who Are The Muslim Feminists?

Common Ground News Service | Posted 04.11.2013 | Religion
Common Ground News Service

The term "Muslim feminism" challenges paradigms and encompasses a wide spectrum of views that no one woman, not even a Muslim woman, can define.

Muslim Feminists Visit Copenhagen

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 03.10.2013 | Religion
Nancy Graham Holm

"There is absolutely nothing in the Qur'an that supports or justifies forced marriage," says Tehmina Kazi, who has a law degree from the London School...

History, Feminism And The Growing Gender Jihad

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nancy Graham Holm

Many of us believe it is Islam that prevents women from gender equality while forgetting that Christianity was essentially anti-woman and remained so until the late twentieth century.