Munnes Muneer Shah

Book Review: The Position of Women in Islam: A Progressive View

Book Review: The Position of Women in Islam: A Progressive View

Author: Mohammad Ali Syed Paperback: 150 Pages Publisher: State University of New York ISBN-13: 0791460962 The book begins with an introduction and is followed by twelve chapters of different dimensions regarding the position of women in Islam. The first chapter entitled ‘Roles of Quran and Hadith in Islamic Law’ is an exploration of the respective […]

 Ayshia Zehgeer

Gender justice: a conversation long overdue

Gender justice: a conversation long overdue

In the past couple of months, more particularly, amidst voices getting shriller across the globe against instances of sexual assault, which triggered an enormous global response supporting women who came out against their violators, there have been growing apprehensions on the other side about the movement being “misused” to take out personal vendetta, across circles. […]

 Sheikh Aatif

Gender based division of labour: an Islamic perspective

Gender based division of labour: an Islamic perspective

Being a student of Sociology, I came across the theory of Emile Durkheim on Divison of Labour. In his theory, he says there are two types of societies viz. Primitive (Mechanical society) and the Advanced (Organic). He defined the former one as the society in which there was less divison of labour i.e. workforce was […]

 Web Desk

A passage to India: – An endangered specie

A passage to India: – An endangered specie

Yahya Mushtaq India is 2nd most populous country in the world and is likely to move beyond china demographically by 2025. The 120 crore inhabitants with less amount of technology and backward means of production has made India to fall prey to the global souq and therefore most of the industrially settled countries have an […]

 Guest Author

Islam as The Antidote to Rape Culture

Islam as The Antidote to Rape Culture

Raees Ahmed There is no denying the fact that women in our contemporary society find least respect and safety in every corner and institution. Men have put forth their greatest efforts and energy to harm these noble creatures. Rape and sexual harassment is the most cruel and vicious one. Man’s rapacity to dominate his counterpart […]

 Guest Author

Modern Day Feminism

Modern Day Feminism

“Our generation is so busy trying to prove that women can do what men can do, that women are losing their uniqueness. Women weren’t created to do everything a man can do; women were created to do everything a man cannot do”. – Anonymous The most beautiful and priceless creature that Almighty has ever created is […]