Islam and feminism

Islam and feminism

By Maryam Assaf / Gatestone Institute Lately, western Muslim “feminists” such as Linda Sarsour or Yasmin Abdel-Magied claim that Islam is a “feminist religion” that respects women’s rights. “Islam to me,” says Abdel-Magied, a Sudanese-Australian author, “is the most feminist religion”. By claiming that Islam is “feminist,” these self-appointed advocates seem to be trying to convince others that Islam is keeping […]

Guess who is helping Islamists to oppress women?

Guess who is helping Islamists to oppress women?

By Thomas Quiggin / Gatestone Institute Advocating violence against women and other misogynist practices are increasingly being accepted by individuals who identify themselves as “feminists” and “female leaders.” The process of normalizing Islamist misogyny is well underway while so-called feminists remain silent on issues such as wife beating, child marriages, female genital mutilation and “forced […]