Reading the Other Women, Feminism, and Islam

  title={Reading the Other Women, Feminism, and Islam},
  author={Amal Treacher},
  journal={Studies in Gender and Sexuality},
  pages={59 - 71}
  • Amal Treacher
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Studies in Gender and Sexuality
  • This essay focuses on the complex gendered particularities of the Arab region (including Iran). The debate between Islamic feminists and secular feminists is explored. Islamic feminists claim that liberation for men and women lies in following the Islamic faith and it is Islam that provides the best protection for women. Secular feminists argue for the separation of religion from civil society and the State. The essay explores the inextricable link between masculinity and the nation, and the… CONTINUE READING
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