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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). The panel was entitled ‘Feminist Theology – Islamic Feminism – Muslim Feminism’, and I was asked to present on the title, “Do Muslims Need a … Continue reading

Would Prophet Yusuf (a.s.) get to say #metoo?

The #MeToo campaign, secular liberalism, and the problem of sexual harassment Groundhog day I was not going to write about the #MeToo campaign. The hashtag at first seemed to bring catharsis for some women and men speaking about their sexual harassment traumas openly (although reliving trauma on social media was itself traumatic for some). Predictably, … Continue reading

The Holistic Approach to Women’s Rights [2min VIDEO]

A short clip from my primer lecture, “Feminism and the Concept of Medina”, hosted by The Qur’an Initiative.

Intersectionality and Feminism [1min VIDEO]

A short clip from my primer lecture, “Feminism and the Concept of Medina”, hosted by The Qur’an Initiative.

Call yourselves “Muslim” [2min VIDEO]

A short clip from my primer lecture, “Feminism and the Concept of Medina”, hosted by The Qur’an Initiative.

How to fulfil your rights [1.5min VIDEO]

A short clip from my primer lecture, “Feminism and the Concept of Medina”, hosted by The Qur’an Initiative.

The Oppressed Imitating the Oppressor [3.5min VIDEO]

A short clip from my primer lecture, “Feminism and the Concept of Medina”, hosted by The Qur’an Initiative.

Islamlah yang bebaskan wanita, bukan feminisme [Malaysian Translation]

Many thanks to the Malaysian brothers and sisters at Fakir Ilmu for translating my opening presentation, Islam or Feminism: which one can truly liberate women? from English into Malaysian. Originally published in Malaysian here.   https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FfakirilmuIslam%2Fvideos%2F727262500791239%2F&show_text=0&width=560

The Vastness of Female Scholarship under Islam [1.5min VIDEO]

A short clip from my primer lecture, “Feminism and the Concept of Medina”, hosted by The Qur’an Initiative.

Islam dan Feminism: Compatible or Conflicting [Malaysian Translation]

Many thanks to the Malaysian brothers and sisters at Fakir Ilmu for translating my opening presentation, Islam and Feminism: Compatible or Conflicting from English into Malaysian. Originally published in Malaysian here. For more information on their translation, read here.   https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FfakirilmuIslam%2Fvideos%2F715887428595413%2F&show_text=0&width=560

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