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Women, Equality and Islam

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.

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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




Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Salma Yaqoob
Interviewed Guest Mirina Paananen
Interviewed Guest Sara Khan
Interviewed Guest Julie Bindel
Interviewed Guest Zara Singh
Interviewed Guest Sheila Nalweyiso
Producer Natalie Goldwater


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