Articles by: Hanaan Balala

Volume 2

Islam, Irtad, & the Right to Life

Islam, Irtad, & the Right to Life

In a religion that has become culturally oppressive to women with disregard for the intended empowerment of women and choice accorded to them in the Qur‘an, it is urgent that we create awareness about the protection of the basic and human rights of women: The right to life and the right of self-expression in its various forms.

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Volume 1

Islam and Women’s Rights

Islam and Women’s Rights

Apologetic literature struggles, and seldom succeeds, to reconcile the gross abuse of women in many Muslim-majority societies with claims that Islam provides for and upholds the rights of women. The fact is, Islam teaches that no human being is superior to another and certainly no one can condemn another to abuse at his or her discretion, least of all because of race, gender, wealth, sexuality, or religious beliefs.

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