Women and Power: The role we play in bringing about positive social change

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  Women & Power: The Role We Play in Bringing about Social Change In October 2012, Salaam Shalom welcomed to Bristol two speakers from the Middle East, Malaka Samara from Palestine and Leeba Gilad from Israel. Both speakers represented OneVoice, an international grassroots movement that aims to ‘amplify the voice …

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‘The Champion of Equality’ by Amra Bone

The Champion of Equality was a talk given by Amra Bone, held at The University of Bristol, 16th February 2011 as part of ‘Discover Islam’ Week.

Podcast 24: Muslim Women as Peacemakers

This is the second in the ‘Women in Islam’ series hosted by Majida Khan.

This podcast brings to light three stories of Muslim women, who keep their faith and femininity fully intact while carrying out dynamic peacemaking initiatives on numerous levels – international, national, community and even at home.

Meet Saida…a young French woman who determinately defends her faith as well as her civil rights when confronted with discrimination for her hijab.

Meet Tameem..an Iraqi academic in peacemaking as well as a witness to each of the recent wars in Iraq….learn from how she remained committed to peacemaking…even in the most dire circumstances…

Meet Anjum…a British Muslim and interfaith dialogue pioneer….how she chose to proactively deal with preventing violent extremism as well as its resultant discrimination..

Join presenter Majida Islam Khan on the 2nd of this series, as she get’s inspired from these real stories as well as learning from scholarly commentators on the unique role of women as peacemakers!

Music Credits:

‘Make a Prayer’ and ‘We will Never Submit’ – from the album ‘My Ummah’ by Sami Yusuf.