Islamic Feminism and Regional Background Research

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My project research has focused in its early stages upon 20th and 21st century feminist thought in the Arab and Muslim worlds. Prominent figures from this section of analysis include Leila Ahmed (the second photo), Fatima Mernissi, Irshad Manji, and Amina Wadud (the third photo), all found in the first photo provided. Other authors like […]

Abstract for “The Role of Women in Political Reforms in the Arab World in the 21st Century”

In this project, I will be analyzing the roles of women in political reforms in the Arab world in the 21st century in three key manners. First, I will research how women impacted and inspired the reforms to the Moudawana, the family legal code of Morocco, in 2004 under the reign of King Mohammed VI […]

Post 2 – My Own Experiences in 2011

I’ve been wanting to perform a study like this for a long time—for almost four years now, actually. After my senior year in high school, I spent around five months in Egypt living with a host family and performing volunteer work for an Egyptian charity connected with the Boy Scouts. I’d originally hoped to spend […]