The exciting and stimulating debate on ‘Islam or Feminism: Which one truly liberates women?’ is now available to watch online. The debate features the Feminist writer, journalist and activist Julie Bindel debating MDI speaker, Zara Faris on the topic Feminism, Islam, Western culture, the Muslim world, the question of […]
Does Femininity conflict with Feminism? And if so, is it for the reasons we might think? MDI’s Zara Faris presents an interesting and intriguing take on this question in a discussion at the Abrahamic Foundation, that was originally held in Birmingham [UK] on 4th September 2015.
In a recent interview, the feminist journalist and self-proclaimed “political lesbian”, Julie Bindel (who I debated last year), stated that, if she could, she would put all men into a “camp” with “wardens”, where their female relatives could check them out like “library books”. Bindel, who also writes […]
Following the exciting debate, Islam or Feminism – which one can truly liberate women?, between Zara Faris and radical feminist journalist Julie Bindel, the official MDI Transcript of the opening presentation delivered by Zara Faris is available to read below. It is also available as a pdf, here. This debate […]
Many thanks to Mohamed Abdel Maksoud for translating Zara Faris’ article, Ottoman Women During the Advent of Western Feminism from English into Arabic “في الشوارع ترى نساءا بقدر ما ترى رجالا، إن لم يكن أكثر (ذاهبات لقضاء احتياجاتهن اليومية إلخ) (…) اعتقد أني لم أرَ بلداً تتمتع فيه النساء بمثل هذه […]