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Women in Islam and Muslim Realms: Muslim Feminism

Research resources for the study of women in Islam; Islam and its ideology dealing with women, Muslim feminism, dress code, family and marriage, women and gender in Islam, etc.

Muslim Women Activists and Leaders

Social - Gender Issues

Feminism & Rights

Literature. Recommended

Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives is the title of Saudi scholar Mai Yamani's 1996 book comprising the essays of a substantial number of women scholars who are articulating an emerging Islamic feminism. (Published for CIMEL by Ithaca Press, 1996).

Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) Dossiers

Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) Newsletters

Islamic Law & Law of the Muslim World eJournal

Feminism Inshallah : the story of Arab feminism. New York, NY : Woman Make Movies, [2014] Filmmaker and author Feriel Ben Mahmoud tracks the progress of Arab women in their long march to assert their full rights and achieve empowerment. 1 videodisc (52 min.) In Arabic and French subtitled in English. [@ Dean Room Videodisc 6065--Uris Library Hours/Map].

Contesting female, feminist and Muslim identities : post-socialist contexts of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo / edited by Zilka Spahic-Siljak. "Prepared in the framework of the Regional Research Promotion Programme in the Western Balkans (RRPP), which is run by the University of Fribourg upon a mandate of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, SDC, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs" Foreword / Margot Badran -- Introduction / Zilka Spahić-Šiljak -- Women and politics / Lamija Kosović and Zilka Spahić-Šiljak -- Feminisms and Islam / Zilka Spahić-Šiljak -- The contexts of BiH and Kosovo / Gorana Mlinarević, Jasmina Čaušević, Ardiana Gashi [and others] -- Being a woman / Zilka Spahić-Šiljak and Lamija Kosović -- Becoming a feminist? / Zilka Spahić-Šiljak -- Conclusion / Zilka Spahić-Šiljak.

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Featured Resources

Tariq Ramadan on Feminism