Asma Barlas gives Keynote in Toronto


Contributed by Claire Swensen

Asma Barlas, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity (CSCRE) gave a keynote, "Challenging violence against women from an Islamic perspective," at the invitation of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women in Toronto, Canada, on October 6.  She has also written the foreword to the CCMW's report, Violence Against Women – Health and Justice for Canadian Muslim Women, by the noted feminist lawyer, Pamela Cross.

For more information on CCMW's report, please visit: