Gender Relations

In the Quran, God declares, “…In God’s eyes, the most honored of you are the ones most mindful of Him: God is all knowing, all aware” (49:13). Islam clearly establishes that men and women are equal in front of God. At the same time, it does recognize that they are not [...]

2017-12-19T18:55:49+00:00November 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Within the Sheltering Peace

By tasleem k. griffin Sexual Politics Imagine this scenario, for it is real: two antagonists locked in a grim power struggle. And another: two or more other competitors, rivals in a race for high stakes, a race to determine the course of their entire life. At the race’s end, [...]

2017-12-01T00:18:59+00:00March 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Gender Equity in Islam

Jamal A. Badawi, Ph.D. World Assembly of Muslim Youth I. Introduction & Methodology When dealing with the Islamic perspective of any topic, there should be a clear distinction between the normative teachings of Islam and the diverse cultural practices among Muslims, which may or may not be consistent with them. [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:28+00:00December 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|