Six tips for working in solidarity with Muslim women

Every few days, I get an inbox message, e-mail, or in-person question along the lines of “How do you reconcile your Muslim faith with feminism? You’re an adamant feminist, but always defend and uphold your Muslim identity. How?”

The question can deviate between the fine line of carefully polite and entitled saviour.

But it’s common for many people to dismiss Muslim women as feminists. This, of course, in and of itself is not a feminist action.

Read it at Everyday Feminism.

Image – Qatari press information assistants work at the media hall of Doha’s conference centre during the South Summit of the G77 and China, June 14, 2005. (AFP)