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Challenging the stereotypes of fundamentalism : An Islamic feminist perspective
L'objectif de cet article est de presenter une etude avertie des hypoptheses theologiques a la base des attitudes negatives envers les femmes largement repandues dans la culture musulmane, etudeExpand
Women in Islam: Qur'anic ideals versus Muslim realities.
  • R. Hassan
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Planned parenthood challenges
  • 1995
The tragic irony of Islam is that its sacred text, the Qur'an, is particularly solicitous of women's well-being and development, yet Islamic traditions discriminate against girls from the moment ofExpand
What does it mean to be a Muslim today
To be a Muslim on the eve of the new millennium or on any day is to live in accordance with the will and pleasure of God. Muslims often say, with joy and pride, that it is easy to be a Muslim sinceExpand
Muslim Women's Empowerment: Challenge of the Present, Hope of the Future
I Introduction The United Nations Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), held in Cairo, Egypt, in September 1994, was an extremely important landmark in raising global consciousness withExpand
Muslim Women's Empowerment
Engaging in Interreligious Dialogue: Recollections and Reflections of a Muslim Woman
To write a composite account of my experiences in interreligious dialogue is a most challenging exercise, for these experiences, covering more than thirty-five years, have been so multi-faceted andExpand
Woman-man equality in creation
THE DEVELOPMENT OF FEMINIST THEOLOGY AS A MEANS OF COMBATING INJUSTICE TOWARD WOMEN IN MUSLIM COMMUNITIES/CULTURE
Women such as Khadijah and 'A' ishah (wives of the Prophet Muhammad) and Rabi'a al-Basri (the outstanding woman Sufi) figure significantly in early Islam. Nonetheless, the Islamic tradition has, byExpand
Rights of Women Within Islamic Communities
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