Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
All religions have to accept the fact that women or just as important in daily life as men AND ARE NOT SLAVES to anyone.
There is no doubt that Rape Culture is installed within religions and Islam is not an exception. Lately, “honorable Islamic scholar,” Nouman Ali Khan (NAK) was exposed as sexual predator, causing a battle in social media. NAK is only one more in the list of sexual offendersoperating inreligious spaces, on many occasions with the support of opinions leaders, or the silence and blind eye of the community of believers.
During my months in Cape Town, as you know, I engaged in critical education in Gender and Islam through workshops with Muslim women from the Cape Flats, where the rigid dynamics of researcher-object of study, gave way to an equal interaction of “people talking.” A recurrent theme, as I said in a previous article, was sexual violence and the discursive tenets that facilitate it.
In the light of the controversy aforementioned, I want to share excerpts…
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