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Does Islam Need Feminism?
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Does Islam Need Feminism?

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People say;

“Islam is a patriarchal religion – we need a feminist movement within Islam”

“Islam doesn’t need feminism, but Muslims do!”

The Muslim woman has become the ultimate symbol of Islam in our times and there are calls for a feminist movement within Islam. Fatima Barkatulla at a talk given in Cardiff takes a closer and more holistic look at Islam’s vision for women and asks: Does Islam Need Feminism?

What is the solution to the oppression of women in our community where it exists?

Have Muslim scholars interpreted the Islamic texts with a male skew?