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Women, Equality and Islam

58 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 26 March 2014

Women, equality and Islam. Salma Yacoob, Mirina Paananen, Sara Khan and Julie Bindel discuss. And the young women behind Me and My Hijab, an online support and information network.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Natalie Goldwater.

  • Women, Equality, Islam

    The Muslim women's charity, Inspire is setting up a new website designed to encourage Muslim women to write about gender discrimination and inequality and we hear from listeners from the BBC Asian Network about their experiences. Jane Garvey is joined by Asian Network presenter Tina Daheley; Sara Khan, director of Muslim Human Rights organisation, Inspire; Salma Yaqoob, former Vice Chair of the Respect Party and Birmingham city councillor, Mirina Paananen who is training to be an Islamic scholar and Julie Bindel, journalist and founder of Justice for Women to discuss feminism, equality, women and Islam. We will also be hearing from two girls who set up the website MeandmyHijaab

    Muslim Women's Network

    Islam and Feminism

    Inclusive Mosque Initiative




Jane Garvey
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Salma Yaqoob
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Mirina Paananen
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Sara Khan
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Julie Bindel
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