Landscapes of the Heart

 Does a faqir have a home? Isn't faqiri about giving up fixedness of homes, tearing out one's identity from narrow prisons of nations and nationalisms? Which side of the lines drawn in blood do I want to consider my homeland?   Train journey from Dhaka to Chiitagong: view from train window March 1972 Abba said … Continue reading Landscapes of the Heart

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In the shadow of inequality

  The struggle for the rights of Muslim women is also a search for ways and means to bring women from different cultures to work towards solutions to common problems. Islamic feminism, or the quest for Muslim women's rights within the framework of Islamic laws, should be seen as a starting point. It may enable … Continue reading In the shadow of inequality