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 […]
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 […]
Zara Faris presents a lecture on the way to Islamic Revival of the Muslim mind and the Muslim world. The lecture was given in New Zealand as part of the “Passing the Torch” Conference: Passing the Torch: Revival of Islam on the 7th February 2015, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Al-Arabiya A small town in Argentina announced its decision to ban beauty competitions after branding them sexist and harmful to women, Argentinian daily news website the Argentina Independentreported this week. The council of Chivilcoy slammed the competition for only focusing on physical appearances saying that pageants are “a discriminatory […]
The video has been released of the amazing lecture by Zara Faris at SOAS (The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, held on 27th February 2014) discussing the controversial topic, ‘Women in Islam & Feminism’ answering the question whether they are compatible or conflicting? There were […]