Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

Free
Thu Sep 12, 2019, 6:30 - 8:00 PM (EDT)
Easthampton Council on Aging (the old Post Office), 19 Union Street, Easthampton, MA  

The session will highlight movements around the Muslim world where women are asserting their rights and challenging gender roles within an Islamic framework.

Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

Trainers: Mehlaqa Samdani & Naz Mohamed



Mehlaqa Samdani Naz Mohamed

Executive Director, Critical Connections

Naz hopes to educate and provide comfort to those who misunderstand and fear Islam and Muslims

Class Description

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.

Donations are always welcome and appreciated! Help fund these classes. From the link, scroll down and select “Sojourner Truth School”.

Mehlaqa Samdani

Naz Mohamed

Easthampton Council on Aging (the old Post Office), 19 Union Street, Easthampton, MA