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God, Gender Violence and The Male Ego by Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente

We live in a world in which women are the preferred target of different types of violence: physical, sexual, psychological, economic, symbolic and structural, among others. 873 more words

Feminism And Religion

A Response to Yasmin Mogahed's Article Against Female-Led Prayer

Since the article by Yasmin Mogahed where she argues against female-led prayer (google it) has been making rounds again and it has some misleading and false statements, here’s a response to it, point by point. 5,567 more words

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Religious Practice and Epistemic Justice by Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente

One of the topics that has captured my deep interest during the last year is Epistemic Justice – and its absence, epistemic injustice – a concept which I reflect on often, since it has become a backbone idea in the approach of my work, my activism, my diagnosis of the situation of women in the global south and my vision of the world in which I would like to live. 1,211 more words

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If this be Madness ... by Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente

Shamima Shaikh (1960 – 1998) was South Africa’s best-known Muslim women’s rights activist. She was also a brave anti-Apartheid activist, notable Islamic feminist, community worker, journalist and devoted mother who died, 37 years old, from breast cancer. 1,042 more words

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Muslim Men and Toxic Masculinity by Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente

Excuse me, but I thought you should know your misogyny is showing.

I have read with deep interest the article written by Ayesha Fakie and Khadija Bawa entitled: … 970 more words

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Do Muslims Need a Feminist Theology?

The following paper was first delivered in Frankfurt (Germany) at Goethe University’s conference: “Horizons of Islamic Theology” convened in 2014 by the Centre for Islamic Studies (Zentrum für Islamische Studien). 5,655 more words

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Kintsugi for the Soul - Part II - by Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente

Continued from Part 1.

How do you start to put the pieces together? For me, it was imperative to keep a space to express emotions without self-censorship or self-prejudice, to identify exactly what was hurting me. 1,233 more words

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