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).
This video looks at the issue of child brides and forced marriage with real-life children that have been forced to marry. The weakness of this particular video is not its quality in the sense of shockingness but the fact that it only relates to those far-flung places that `know no better’.
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.
HONOR DIARIES FEATURES NINE COURAGEOUS WOMEN’S RIGHTS ADVOCATES WITH CONNECTIONS TO MUSLIM-MAJORITY SOCIETIES WHO ARE ENGAGED IN A DIALOGUE ABOUT GENDER INEQUALITY.