The Muslims Equal Islam Argument

Even though the terms “Islam” and “Muslims” are constantly mentioned in major media outlets, there is still considerable ignorance about both. Islam is often portrayed as a monolithic tradition that oppresses women, incites violence, and is at complete odds with modernity. Muslims are viewed as inherently violent, tribal, anti-Western, backward [...]

2018-03-19T16:39:22+00:00March 18th, 2018|FAQs, Islam, Jihad, Terrorism, Women in Islam|

The Wife of Pharaoh

Habeeba Husain Hearing the stereotypes of Muslim women as passive, weak, and oppressed is really disappointing, not to mention flat out wrong. The mislabels are not new, but their amplification in this post-9/11 and presidential Trump era in the United States makes them hard to ignore. When I [...]

2018-03-18T21:14:25+00:00March 18th, 2018|Islam, Women in Islam|

Khadija

Habeeba Husain We live in a society that unfortunately paints Muslim women as being oppressed. Although Islam introduced women to rights they never previously held, the religion is defamed as misogynistic. In reality, Islam began in a society that greatly devalued women. They were not allowed to inherit, [...]

2018-03-18T20:30:03+00:00March 18th, 2018|Women in Islam|
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