Muslim Women Ask if Religion Bars Them from Leadership Roles

“Change doesn’t happen by itself. You need change agents.” – Daisy KhanUpwards of 200 (mostly Muslim) women from about 50 countries have gathered this weekend in historic Istanbul, Turkey to look at how women are and can be leaders across all facets of life – spiritual, political, social, economic, and family – and whether religious barriers hinder women from working in positions of leadership. This is the third global WISE (Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality) conference, … [Read more...]