Knowledge Building Brief #3: Islam and the Question of Gender Equality (English)
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Knowledge Building Brief #3: Islam and the Question of Gender Equality
discusses the relationship between Islam and gender equality. Because notions of gender and rights found in classical fiqh (jurisprudence) were socially constructed for that time, they no longer respond to lived realities today and conceptions of justice; therefore, we need to rethink the egalitarian ethical principles of the Qur’an for our contexts today.