• Women’s Issues Conference: Towards Contemporary Islamic Jurisprudence

    ( Completed Project )

    In collaboration with the Library of Alexandria

    The conference “Women’s Issues towards Contemporary Islamic Jurisprudence” organized by Nohoudh Endowment for Developments studies in cooperation with the library of Alexandrina on March 10-11, 2014 discussed a number of current issues of concern to Muslim women. The conference consisted of an opening session moderated by Dr. Ismail Serag al-den “Director of the Alexandria liberary” and Dr. Salah El-Din El-Gohary “coordinator of the project “Reissue of Heritage Books in Islamic Renaissance Thought.” In addition, the conference dealt with four working sessions:

    First: Women in the Qur’anic Perspective…

    Foundational Concepts.

    Second: Women and the family system.

    Third: Women and the public field.

    Fourth: Women’s rights between text and practice.

    In these four sessions, ten research papers and ten comments were presented, including: Dr. Nadia Al-Sharqawi’s research from Morocco “The Foundations of the Relationship between Women and Men from a Qur’anic Perspective”, and Dr. Amani Saleh’s research from Egypt on: “The Concept of Equality in the Qur’anic Vision”, and a research of Dr. Monjieh Swaihi from Tunisia, that discussed “Domestic Violence: A Reading of the Concept of Beating and Its Interpretations,” and Dr. Suhaila Zine El Abidine from Saudi Arabia discussed the topic: “Women and Political Leadership: A Reading of the Concept of Guardianship.”

    The conference was also attended by the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Sheikh Shawki Allam, and researchers and academics from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Indonesia, Canada, America and Sweden.

    The conference came out with a document titled “Alexandria Declaration on Women’s Rights in Islam”, which included the basic principles and common denominators of political, economic, social and cultural rights in a way that suits Islamic societies of all kinds, and allows them to deal with women’s issues according to their culture and their different political and economic conditions.

Subscribe Now to Our Newsletter

This site is registered on wpml.org as a development site.