Public Debate: “Feminism & Islam, Compatible or Conflicting?” Marina Mahathir vs Zara Faris

Have you ever wondered whether Islam and feminism are compatible? Or are they inherently irreconcilable? Is there superior rights for women in Islam, or those the Western originated ideas of Feminism provide the answers?

Watch the thought-provoking discussion below that took place on 19th of February in London, at the School of Oriental and African Studies, as the invited speakers who are experts on opposing sides of the discourse.


Zara Faris, speaker, debater and researcher for the Muslim Debate Initiative, and Marina Mahathir, social campaigner, columnist, board member of the ‘Sisters in Islam’ group in Malaysia, daughter of the former Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Event hosted and organised by MPUK.

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