Excerpt from a lecture by Zara Faris. A Feminist in the audience protests that Zara Faris’ speech is “offensive” to her. Zara’s responds with a brilliant rebuttal.
MDI’s Zara Faris presents an eye-opening lecture at Bournemouth University, ‘Islam & Feminism: A New Perspective’, which yields a interesting take on the relationship between Muslims and Feminism, and whether there is any relationship between Feminism and Islam itself.
Filmed on 13th October 2017, at the Armenise Amphitheatre, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University. MDI contributor Daniel Haqiqatjou, and Muslim public speaker and writer, Nour Goda, present a panel discussion on the lively topic ‘Is Feminism Dangerous? A Muslim Decontruction’. A masterclass joint presentation with a very lively […]
The #MeToo campaign, secular liberalism, and the problem of sexual harassment I was not going to write about the #MeToo campaign. The hashtag at first seemed to bring catharsis for some women and men speaking about their sexual harassment traumas openly (although reliving trauma on social media was […]
MDI News/Review: Zara Faris’ debate presentation vs Marina Mahathir on Islam & Feminism goes viral in Malaysia
On the 19th February 2016, MDI’s Zara Faris was invited to SOAS [School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London] by the group Malaysian Progressives of United Kingdom [MPUK] to debate Marina Mahathir, a board member of the Malaysian secular advocacy group SIS [Sisters in Islam] and daughter […]