Corpus ID: 73586523

91 the reinvention of feminism in Pakistan

@inproceedings{Zia200991TR,
  title={91 the reinvention of feminism in Pakistan},
  author={A. S. Zia},
  year={2009}
}
This article argues that there has been a significant turn in the discourse of feminist politics in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The author suggests that the rise of a new feminism – rooted in Islamic discourse, non-confrontational, privatized and personalized, whose objective is to ‘empower’ women within Islam – is not a post9/11 development but rather a result of unresolved debates on the issue of religion within the progressive women’s movement. It has been due to the accommodation of… Expand

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