الملفات مطبوعات غير دورية، تصدر عن شبكة التضامن العالمية "النساء في ظل قوانين المسلمين" ولإيمان الشبكة بدور هذه الملفات التشبيكي، فإنها تهدف من خلالها إلى توفير المعلومات عن حياتهن، وصراعاتهن، واستراتيجيات النساء اللاتي يعشن في مجتمعات ودول إسلامية متنوعة.
IMOW: You are the founder of Sisters in Islam (also known as SIS) in Malaysia and were at its helm for twenty years before stepping down. SIS exists to bring justice to women as accorded to them by the Quran. What first inspired you to create this organization?
Earlier this month, WLUML held its first transformational feminist leadership workshop as part of our ‘Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratization’ program. Activists from Egypt, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Iraq, and Tunisia gathered in Cairo for one week of capacity building and strategizing. All participants were grassroots activists and/or feminists that are publicly engaged in advancing the cause of gender justice and equality.
Some people seem to be born with the ability to rouse the passion of crowds with speeches or compel youth to rethink their lives with a poem, but most talents are cultivated over years. Janan Abdu’s multi-faceted talent for advocacy, however, was hatched out of necessity when her husband, Palestinian activist Ameer Makhoul, was arrested and sentenced to nine years in an Israeli jail.
After the revolution, strolling around the streets of Cairo, Alexandria, Mansoura or other big cities is never boring. Now like never before, you might run into marches, graffiti, posters and video projection that women political parties, groups and activists hold. Women activists have created many initiatives and campaigns to campaign for their rights. Daily News Egypt speaks to some of these emerging initiatives, their goals and activities, evaluates their impact and what it takes for them to reach their aims.
جدلية حقوق المرأة من أقدم الأمور المتشابكة التي كتب ودوّن بالوثائق عنها المؤرخون والحقوقيون وعلماء الاجتماع وغيرهم، إلاّ أنها ظلت الجانب الخاسر في المعركة لأن طبيعة توارث ثقافة الرؤية الدونية لها جعلها في نطاق وظيفتها البيولوجية في المتعة والإنجاب وعمل السخرة