What Islam, Whose Islam? The Struggle for Women’s Right to Equality and Justice in Muslim Contexts

Date: 

Monday, March 27, 2017, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

WCC B015 Harvard Law School

Please join us for a talk by Zainah Anwar, of Musawah, who will speak on the challenges faced by women’s groups living in Muslim contexts and their struggle to reform laws and practices made in the name of Islam that discriminate against women. She will share the initiatives of activists and scholars who are engaged in the production of new feminist and rights-based knowledge in Islam, and their efforts at creating a public voice at the national and international levels,  pushing for the possibility and necessity of reform to uphold the principles of equality and justice.