Maajid Nawaz discussed the Hijab with a female Muslim caller and all is brought to light by her – it is not your choice to wear or not to wear Allah has said it so you do it.
Clarion Project’s Muslim Reform Activist, Raheel Raza is interviewed by Bill Maher after the release of Clarion Project’s film By The Numbers
Islam and Feminism? Asra Nomani discusses this in this video and it leads to questioning whether she is on the losing side, as the voices of Muslim reformers like her are not even taken seriously by the mainstream media never mind conservative Muslim...
It is very interesting that the left is more interested in siding with Islamic conservatives and even Islamists than those seeking to reform Islam from within (if such a thing is possible).
It is an interesting fact that female Muslim reformers, or ex Muslims, are so demonised by mainstream Islam and sideline by many `feminists’ in Western society. Yet when you listen to them they are so articulate and clear it is hard to disagree with their narrative/message.
In recent weeks I have been especially conscious of the issue of free speech in the UK as it relates to the criticism of Islam or even the discussion of Islam. What constantly comes up is the term Islamophobia. A word bandied about on a regular basis in our media and society at large. If you are an islamophobe you are in deep trouble in the UK!
HONOR DIARIES FEATURES NINE COURAGEOUS WOMEN’S RIGHTS ADVOCATES WITH CONNECTIONS TO MUSLIM-MAJORITY SOCIETIES WHO ARE ENGAGED IN A DIALOGUE ABOUT GENDER INEQUALITY.