Invisible Violence: Gender, Islamophobia, and the Hidden Assault on U.S. Muslim Women

  title={Invisible Violence: Gender, Islamophobia, and the Hidden Assault on U.S. Muslim Women},
  author={Sabrina Alimahomed-Wilson},
  journal={Women, Gender, and Families of Color},
  pages={73 - 97}
Abstract: Drawing on forty semistructured interviews with young Muslim American women, FBI hate crimes data, and civil rights policy reports, this research explores the rise of institutionalized private violence directed at Muslim women. While saving Muslim women from Muslim men through U.S. military invasion remains a dominant cultural ideology and justification for the global War on Terror, I argue that “saving Muslim women” from violence garners significant attention only when foreign Muslim… Expand

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