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    In Her Shoes

    By Daliah Merzaban I’ve been thinking about how she encouraged me to be myself. There she was, a single mother of three, managing a family business that her late father had entrusted her with. She worked with such professionalism, poise and proficiency that the community of men surrounding her held her in high esteem. Known […]

In Her Shoes

By Daliah Merzaban
I’ve been thinking about how she encouraged me to be myself.
There she was, a single mother of three, managing a family business that her late father had entrusted her with. She worked with such professionalism, poise and proficiency that the community of men surrounding her held her in high esteem. Known for her

By |March 1st, 2015|Muslim Heritage, Women in Islam|2 Comments

Shariah Laws and Women: Interpretations and Misinterpretations

By Dr. Jasser Auda
Women’s issues are the real test for the current Islamic reform. The reason is that groundless and unfair differentiation between men and women is deeply embedded in many popular opinions that we inherited from the eras of decline of the Islamic civilization.

First of all, it is necessary to make the following distinctions:

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By |January 31st, 2015|Islam, Islam and Gender Issues, Women in Islam|0 Comments
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    The Importance of Girls' Education in Islam

    by Farah Onaid Women and girls have been victims of ruthless power struggles for centuries in all societies and cultures around the world. This hegemony over women has been exercised in the form of Sati, Hitobashira, Karo-Kari and the killing of witches, which are only a few to mention. Sadly, but truly, many societies including […]

The Importance of Girls' Education in Islam

by Farah Onaid
Women and girls have been victims of ruthless power struggles for centuries in all societies and cultures around the world. This hegemony over women has been exercised in the form of Sati, Hitobashira, Karo-Kari and the killing of witches, which are only a few to mention. Sadly, but truly, many societies including some

By |September 29th, 2014|Social Ties, Women in Islam|12 Comments