The Muslim Women’s Media Archives: Kadınlar Dünyası

This was written by Kubra.In Turkey and beyond, it is a common misconception that struggle for women’s rights is a new phenomenon. This struggle is thought of as not organic to the Muslim world, but imported from “the non-Muslim West.” This particular misconception has not only nurtured the neo-colonialist rhetoric of “liberating Muslim women,” but has also played an important role in the debate surrounding whether women’s rights or feminism can ever be “Islamic.”Unfortunately, little has be … [Read more...]

Women’s Voices Now: Saturday Mothers of Turkey

"Saturday Mothers of Turkey" is a short documentary that highlights women in Turkey who are protesting the disappearance of Kurdish detainees.What do you think, readers?Check out the rest of the submissions at the Women’s Voices Now website. … [Read more...]