Do Muslim Women Need Saving

Thursday, March 28, 2019; 6;30 – 8:00 pm
First Churches, 129 Main Street, Northampton

Naz Mohamed
Trainer: Naz Mohamed, hopes to educate and provide comfort to those who misunderstand and fear Islam and Muslims
Trainer: Mehlaqa Samdani, Executive Director, Critical Connections

This class will explore commonly-held perceptions, assumptions, and stereotypes of Muslim women and will explore these through contemporary socio-political trends as well as the lived experiences of two Muslim women. The session will also highlight movements around the Muslim world where women are asserting their rights and challenging gender roles within an Islamic framework.