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Q: "How would you respond to those who believe women's rights in Islam is equivalent to "Islamic feminism"?"

The “Q&A” posts on this site are snippets of discussions I have had, or questions I have answered, in person, by email, or on other social networking platforms, which are collated here for ease of reference. 453 more words


VIDEO: Feminism: Heroin(e) of the Masses (Malaysia)

Here is the video of my conference presentation, “Feminism: Heroin(e) of the Masses”, which I delivered at the international conference held in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) by the Malaysian organisation, Wanita ISMA, on 9th May 2015. 157 more words


No More Male-Only Panels, Meetings, Edited Volumes, etc., Muslims!!

On May 2-3, 2015, a “diverse group of contemporary Muslim educators” held a meeting at Cambridge Muslim College to discuss a contemporary curriculum for the Islamic Sciences and the future of the madrasa, the Islamic institution of learning. 1,244 more words

Death To Patriarchy

Talk Notes from Kieran Flynn Memorial Lecture Series on Islam in the West


The silence around feminism and religion is a profound one, and I think some of its roots lie in the narrative of secularism and its influence on feminism in both the academy and in feminist social movements. 2,049 more words


Ibn Arabi's View On Women As Imams

Ibn Arabi ‎(25 July 1165 – 8 November 1240) was an Andalusian Sufi mystic and philosopher. He is renowned by some practitioners of Sufism as “the greatest master” and also as a genuine saint. 234 more words


The Ideal Victim and the Ideal Perpetrator of Islamophobia

I had the beautiful opportunity to attend the Annual Conference on Islamophobia at UC Berkeley this year–where I presented a paper on the Islamophobia of misogyny in Muslim communities… 990 more words

Death To Patriarchy

An Interview With Dr. Amina Wadud

This is an interview that Dr. Wadud did during her visit to the Nordic Forum in the Swedish city of Malmö in June 2014. The interview was conducted by “Feministiskt Perspektiv”, a Swedish  magazine. 1,868 more words