Muslim Women Scholars Meet In Malaysia

More than 200 female Muslim scholars and community leaders from around the world have gathered in the Malaysian capital this weekend to launch an ambitious initiative to reinterpret Islamic teachings, in the hope of improving the lot of Muslim women around the world.

“We’re thrilled to build upon the collective experiences of Muslim women from around the world and establish a true global support network of Muslim women working for social change at the dawning of this new political era," said Daisy Khan, one of the organisers.

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Rasha Elass
The National, Abu Dhabi

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