Curieusement, les historiens n’ont jamais étudié la tournée de conférences que Louise Michel donna, fin 1904, en Algérie. Le livre de Clotilde Chauvin, publié par les éditions Libertaires, répare cet oubli.
The lives of many Iraqi women have become appreciably harsher following international sanctions and the US-led invasion. Although pleased to see Saddam toppled, some look back on the prosperity and social liberation of the Ba’athist years with nostalgia.
One of the scholars who try to offer a more emancipatory interpretation of the Quran is Asma Barlas. She closely examines the male-oriented interpretations of the Quran and offers an antipatriarchal alternative.
This publication highlights the lives and deeds of women from diverse Muslim countries and communities who have engaged in the struggle for gender equality. It provides many examples of women's rights advocates ranging from the 8th century to the 1950s.