It was just last month that I bought a book written by writer and sociologist Fatima Mernissi. She writes about her life in an islamic context, about feminism, about women. 18 more words
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by Yassin Adnan. For some years, Fatima Mernissi has remained absent from the limelight. While she has written books that have shaken both Arab and Western opinion for two decades, she now devotes most of her time to working in faraway places, on the margins that have always formed the basis of her research.
By MARGALIT FOXDEC. 9, 2015
Fatema Mernissi, a Moroccan sociologist who was one of the founders of Islamic feminism, whose work included studies of the sexual politics of Islamic Scripture and a memoir of her childhood in a domestic harem, died on Nov. 1,278 more words
Fatima Mernissi (b. 1940) is a Moroccan sociologist and writer. Born in Fez to a middle-class family, Mernissi studied at the Mohammed V University in Rabat and later went to Paris, where she worked briefly as a journalist. 598 more words
Publication of "Literatures of the South in Conversation with Imperial Feminism" in the feminist magazine Hysteria
“Like the arsenals first tested in experiments at MIT laboratories, gender-theory has been pre-tested in the climate of witch-hunts on college campuses, for application in new forms of nonviolent interstate warfare” 71 more words
Women’s Equality in the Mosque:
How to explain Hadith which seem to discourage Women’s Participation in the Masjid?
by Kaukab Siddique
Br. Shoaib, a well-read, thoughtful and thought provoking Muslim, active in the Muslim community in the London, England area has asked how one can explain hadith which seem to create an impression that it is better for women to pray at home and not go to the mosque.2,190 more words