Are Women’s Rights in Islam Compatible with Modern Society? Misconceptions in Islam regarding women’s rights and Gender Equality
  • Daniel Jiménez
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Are Women’s Rights in Islam Compatible with Modern Society? Misconceptions in Islam regarding women’s rights and Gender Equality

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MEP Pons opened the floor emphasizing the importance of coming to a consensus about the values of the European Union, specifically as they relate to interreligious relations, and gender equality. He asserted that religion should not be used as a tool to reinforce inequality, and that Muslim women should be at the forefront of these discussions because, as he states, on debates about “their autonomy and liberation, they are often the last to be consulted.”

  • Wed, 3/05/2017 from 14:30 to 16:30