(Some) Feminists Don’t Understand Muslim Women (via )

Something interesting by Fatemeh Fakhraie!

(Some) Feminists Don't Understand Muslim Women By Fatemeh Fakhraie When Aasiya Hassan was murdered earlier this year in Buffalo, N.Y., Marcia Pappas, head of the New York chapter of NOW, blamed the murder on Islam. She said it was a “terroristic version of honor killing, a murder rooted in cultural notions about women’s subordination to men.” But Pappas had it all wrong. Around the country, Muslim women and Muslim feminists, along with Muslim men and domestic-violence organizations, rallied t … Read More


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