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What’s in a Name? The Feminist Paranoia Against Islamic By-names

What’s in a Name? The Feminist Paranoia Against Islamic By-names

It is common for liberal feminists to rage against Abrahamic religions because they claim that the idea of deferring to a God  (who they perceive to be male) or a male Prophet for one’s values and way of life is a violation of a woman’s ‘autonomy’ and ‘agency’. As such, they raise arguments to try … Continue reading

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  • A couple of weeks ago, the Muslim Community Radio invited me for a debate with Councillor Rania Khan (Cabinet Member for Culture) on the question, Do Women Need Power? It was an exciting discussion, with Cllr Rania Khan arguing that the "patriarchy" continues to marginalise women in the UK today, and I demonstrated that injustice against men or women could not be solved simply by increasing the number of women in power.  We also debated whether the Muslim world would benefit from this secular movement of feminism that is still unsatisfied with its "achievements" in the West, or simply from the comprehensive implementation of their own religion, Islam. Watch this space for the recording...!
  • I'm pleased to share that Letchworth Islamic Society has invited me to speak in the Garden City about women in Islam. The lecture will be taking place on Saturday 11th May, from 3-4:30pm. For further details, visit: http://www.facebook.com/LIS2009

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